RIBA Contracts Day - Birmingham June 2019, TBC, Wednesday, 12. June 2019

RIBA Contracts: How to select the appropriate form of appointment and building contract
RIBA Contracts CPD Day aims to broaden your knowledge and provide you with an insight into the complexities of RIBA contracts.
This course day consists of two parts, the morning and the afternoon sessions. You have the option to attend the 3hrs morning or afternoon session or attend the full day. The morning session looks at the procurement framework, the architect’s role within the process and how to select the appropriate production sharing contract and collateral warranty. The afternoon session looks at the range of standard form building contracts and the administration of the RIBA CBC and DBC.
Course content and structure
Morning session: choosing the appropriate form of appointment (10am – 1pm)

Overview of the various procurement methods – traditional, design and build, management, partnering and multi-party agreements
Legislation affecting procurement and contracts, and the implications on the role of the architect/consultant, including areas of risk
Why use a professional services contract?
What to consider when choosing a professional services contract
Summary of the new RIBA Professional Services Contracts - What are the key changes / Overview of the key contract terms
Workshop on the RIBA PSCs: managing liability and risk
Overview of the new CIC Collateral Warranties and Novation Agreements

Afternoon session: choosing the appropriate building contract (2pm – 5pm)

What are the various standard forms of contracts available and when are they applicable
Summary of the new RIBA Building Contracts - What are the key changes / Overview of the contract terms, focusing on risk and liability
Working on the RIBA Building Contracts: key contract administrator duties
Comparison between the RIBA Building Contracts and other forms of building contracts

By attending this CPD day you will increase your awareness and understanding of contracts and how to select the appropriate form of appointment and building contract for your business.
Sarah Lupton, Lupton StellakisProfessor Sarah Lupton is a partner in Lupton Stellakis and directs the Master of Design Administration and the Diploma in Professional Practice at the Welsh School of Architecture. She is dual qualified as an architect and as a lawyer. She lectures widely on subjects relating to construction law and is the author of many books including a series on JCT contracts (4th editions 2017), the Guide to the RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts, Which Contract? (new edition forthcoming in 2018)and the 5th edition of Cornes and Lupton’s Design Liability in the Construction Industry. Sarah contributes regularly to the International Construction Law Review, acts as an arbitrator, adjudicator and expert witness inconstruction disputes and is also chair of the CIC’s Liability Panel and the CIC LiabilityChampion.
Core Curriculum topics
1. Procurement and contracts2. Business, clients and services        3. Legal, regulatory and statutory compliance

Terms and Conditions

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