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Contractual Awareness – Full Day Seminar

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27 June 2017
HMS Belfast, London, UK
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This is a vital course for anyone who is involved in the construction supply chain – employers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.

The morning session focuses on contract formation and introduces the important features of contract law which apply to construction contracts. These include issues such as whose terms apply, letters of intent, quotations and collateral warranties.  The afternoon session focuses on common problem areas including correspondence, valuation of variations, payment, discount, retention and limitation of liability.

Further issues covered include:

  • Can you form a contract by exchange of emails?
  • How can you ensure that your terms of business apply?
  • What problems are caused by using letters of intent?
  • Do you have to sign a collateral warranty?
  • Are emails valid post contract?
  • Tender clarification meetings – what are the important considerations?
  • What are the dangers of oral instructions?
  • Can you claim interest for late payment?
  • Understanding payment mechanisms – how can you increase the chances of being paid the amount of your application in full and on time.
  • Can you insist on payment for submitted daywork sheets?
  • Dealing with defects – what are your obligations?
  • How important is a limitation of liability clause?


9:00am to 9.30am      Registration

9:30am to 16.30pm    Seminar

Lunch will be provided at 12.30pm


£350 per delegate, including VAT

Event Details
27 June 2017
HMS Belfast, London, UK
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HKA Global Ltd
London, UK
11 Pilgrim Street
London EC4V 6RN
+44 (0)20 7618 1200

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HKA Global Ltd
3200 Daresbury Park
Warrington WA4 4BU, United Kingdom
Company Registration No. 10506713

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