Adjudication and Mediation

Overview

Construction professionals live in a changing world. Partnering has reduced the significance of arbitration and litigation. Where there are disputes adjudication and mediation play a more important role. This full day interactive course explores these dispute resolution methods.

Aims & Objectives:

To enable professionals to secure an understanding of key methods of dispute resolution and to work more effectively with their lawyers and others.

Course Outline:

  • Course Contents:
  • What is the Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996?
  • What is a construction contract?
  • Are you caught?
  • Rules, rules, rules - What controls adjudication?
  • Preparing your case
  • Defending your position
  • Dealing with adjudicators
  • Do I need lawyers?
  • Role play
  • Why mediate?
  • Does it work?
  • What is mediation?
  • Role play

Intended For:

All construction professionals engaged in project administration will benefit from this course. No prior knowledge of the subject matter is assumed. On completion of the course delegates will be self directed in identifying issues and will be able better to liaise with lawyers and other external professionals.