The new RIBA contracts have been designed to facilitate the successful completion of projects, resolving recurring issues in older versions or other contracts available in the industry. Complying with consumer protection regulations and clearly written, the RIBA contracts eliminate difficulties that may occur from conception to the completion of a project for all parties involved. The seminar will provide an insight into contracts, and communicating value to clients and diversification in a time of economic change.
The speaker will look at the following:
How are the new 2014 RIBA contracts more pragmatic than the previous editions and revisions? What are the main differences, innovations and benefits of using the latest documents available?
What contracts are available and what are they used for?What other contracts are available in the UK market and how do they compare to others such as the JCT Contract for a Home Owner/Occupier or the Federation of Master Builders Domestic Contract for Minor Buildings?
RIBA Domestic Building Contracts 2014
RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014
JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2011
JCT Minor Works Building Contract suite 2016 now addressing BIM, CDM Regulations, Government's Fair Payment Charter, guarantees/warranties, insurance and Public Contracts Regulations
What should Parties consider when deciding on the contract to choose for a project?
This seminar will also provide an outlook on the RIBA Contract Administration Forms which form a tool to administer the RIBA Building Contracts, not only highlighting possible issues and what to look out for whilst completing the documentation itself, but also what may happen when using the wrong contract for a project.
Speaker: Keith Tregunna – A Hill International Company
Keith Tregunna has worked in the construction industry for nearly 40 years, half of which involved highways projects. He has been employed in the UK and overseas in preparing, defending and negotiating claims including delay analysis and the provision of expert reports on a wide range of projects including highways, oil refinery projects, gas installations and pipelines, all types of water treatment, various rail projects including electrical and signalling systems, power generation, hotels, shopping centres, multi-storey office complex, and a number of social and speculative housing projects. He has experience of and has reviewed a wide range of contracts and sub-contracts including standard forms and non-standard forms. He regularly represents the referring or responding party in adjudication proceedings.
Core Curriculum topics: 1. Procurement and contracts 2. Internal management
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