• Covid-19 Related Time & Money Claims Under RIAI / PWC Contracts Risks in Tender Documents
  • Claims – EOT, Prolongation, Disruption & Loss of Productivity

 

A one-day conference

4th February 2021

 

 

The Public Works Contracts have been in use for many years, yet the same issues keep arising. There have been multiple amendments to the Public Works Contract in the last few years these dealing with the revised position on the Bill of Quantities, specialist process, dispute resolution and the contentious topic of tender award criteria.

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5 Structured CPD Points

2021 will see a number of Covid related disputes and this conference will cover the how to of dealing with these claims. This and a range of other topics will be covered in comprehensive detail on the day.

Description

Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks 
Covid-19 Related Time and Money Claims Under RIAI and PWC Contracts

Speaker: Ciara Dooley, Associate – ‎Arthur Cox

  • Covid-19 and Force Majeure – How to assess whether Covid 19 will be considered a force majeure event
  • Covid-19 and your Building Contract
  • Covid- 19 and RIAI
  • Covid- 19 and PWC
  • New Contracts vs Existing Contracts
  • Public policy
  • Doctrine of frustration
Risks in Tender Documents

Speaker: Gordon Barry, Technical Director – J.B.Barry & Partners

  • Ensuring the Tender Documents reflect the Project Requirements
    • Describing the Contract not the Works
  • Potential Shortfalls
    • Project Design
    • Supporting Requirements
  • Potential Responses
    • During Tender Preparation
    • During Tender Assessment
    • In Contract
  • Planning for Gaps & Inadequacies
    • Anticipating Change
    • Room to Manoeuvre
Project Board and Standing Conciliator- Experience to date

Speaker: Tim Ahern, Construction Dispute Resolution, Conciliator, Standing Conciliator, Mediator,

  • Mismatch of Project Board and Standing Conciliator roles
  • Necessity for both Parties to want to engage with process, mandatory imposition reduces benefit
  • Impact of Covid social distancing rules
  • Lump Sum Fees being sought for undefined services of unknown duration
  • Conclusion, process still working but not being utilised as much as it could be.
PWC 5 (Minor Works) and PWC 6 (Short Form)

Speaker: Lisa Maloney, Associate Solicitor, Byrne Wallace Construction, Projects and Procurement Team.

  • Recent updates to PWC 6 (Short Form)
  • Claims and Adjustments
  • Pricing
  • Termination and disputes
Payment, Change and Brexit

Speaker: Robert Rooney, Associate, A&L Goodbody

  • What obligations does the Construction Contracts Act place on employers around payment mechanics?  And what if the employer does not comply?
  • Brexit-related change, and payment for it
  • Allowable limit of modification to contracts – re EU article 72
PI insurance requirements for works contractors- given employer designed contracts

Speaker: Deirdre Hennessy, Senior Associate Solicitor, Byrne Wallace Construction, Projects and Procurement Team.

  • What is PI Insurance – what is covered under a PI policy?
  • Who is required to hold PI insurances?
  • Differences between PI insurances and other types of insurances.
  • Common PI clauses in construction contracts – sample wordings.
Valuing Claims under the Public Works Contract including claims for

Speaker: Mark Wearen, Director, Staveley & Partners

  • Prolongation and Extension of Time
  • Thickening
  • Loss of Productivity & Disruption
  • Acceleration
  • Fluctuations
  • Finance Costs
Bill of Quantities

Works requirements- Compensation entitlements

Payment Terms

Mock Conciliation Process

BIM and the GCC contracts

10.6 vs 10.7

This conference is relevant to contractors, sub-contractors, quantity surveyors, engineers, contracts managers, project managers, county councils, government departments, semi-state agencies and anyone looking to gain a greater understanding of the Public Works Contracts, as well as those who wish to learn about recent amendments.

There will be CPD certificates awarded to attendees after the conference. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award

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