Key details.

Thursday, 7 September 2017
9:00am – 12:00pm
(registration from 8:45am)
Cosmo Boardroom, Cosmo Apartments
(opposite CDI Lawyers)
60 Park Road
Milton
Limited parking available

Presented by:

Stephen Pyman – Principal | Director
Warren Tripathi – Principal

This half day seminar and workshop will address the following issue: “what are the necessary amendments to construction contracts to minimise your risks in 2017?”

The seminar and workshop will enable you to:

  • Understand how to amend your contract to deal with the latest BCIPA and QBCC amendments and the new timelines.

  • Discuss and understand the latest contract clauses required as a result of cases on the BCIPA, QBCC Act & PPS Act.

  • Understand what you can do by amending your contract to maximise your protection from dubious EOT and delay claims.

  • Discuss and understand the latest contract amendments dealing with conversion of security, final certificates, termination and deeds of release.

  • Discuss the effect of the recent decisions on latent defect claims.

Some of the issues to be covered include:

– preconditions to payment claims – are they affective anymore?
– termination for convenience – a dangerous weapon;
– deeds of release – will they defeat a BCIPA claim?
– EOT and delay claims;
– time bars – do they work?
– warranties to purchasers and body corporates for latent defects;
– conversion of security in response to an adjudication decision; and
– how to apply liquidated damages even if you caused the delay.

In a workshop setting you will deal with an actual contract and negotiate an outcome.

Register for the half day seminar and workshop using the form below, or alternatively contact us.

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