Construction projects in Australia are encountering an unprecedented wave of challenges that have adversely impacted their timely completion. A recent nData's research revealed that an overwhelming majority 85.5% of large-scale construction projects are delivered behind schedule, with nearly 60% of them being delayed by at least two months. In addition, as Australia’s construction industry is governed by both federal and state laws, this can lead to complexities in regulations that apply for delayed construction projects. This complexity creates difficulties for contractors and subcontractors to manage their claims and disputes, especially when their projects are impacted by delays or disruptions.
This program will empower you with a clear and comprehensive understanding of the laws and regulations governing construction delays and disruptions in Australia and how they apply differently in each state. You will gain a deep understanding of the laws covering Australia’s construction delays and disruptions including the Construction Contracts Act and Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act as well as key provisions of these Act.
With a focus on practical knowledge and skills, this program will empower participants with the ability to effectively address project delays, variations, claims, damages, and non-performance when a project goes awry. Additionally, participants will learn how to utilize effective dispute resolution processes, such as mediation, arbitration, and expert determination, to resolve any disputes that may arise. The program will also cover the important topic of quantifying losses in the claims process and provide guidance on using proper quantifying methods, experts, and independent assessors to your advantage.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the coveted Certification in Australia Construction Law & Management. This certification will elevate your professional credentials and showcase your mastery of the key principles related to Australia's Construction Laws, the overall claims process, and quantifying losses and expenses. This industry-recognized certification holds lifelong validity, offering a testament to your expertise and commitment to excellence in the construction industry.
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The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.
Construction projects in Australia are prone to disputes due to complex legal landscape and multiple stakeholders’ involvement. In addition, it is not always clear what the law means especially when it comes to situations that involve multiple contractors and subcontractors. And this can frequently lead to contractual dispute among different parties especially when a project is delayed or disrupted. In addition, each state’s construction laws are governed by different statutory bodies, which reduces the clarity on what should happen when something goes wrong.
Led by Angus Faulkner, a highly sought-after construction commercial disputes advisor, this program will empower you with the crucial knowledge necessary to navigate the complex legal landscape of delays and disruptions in construction projects.
You will receive a comprehensive overview of the key components of Australian construction law and how they vary by state. The program covers a wide range of crucial topics, including the Construction Contracts Act, The Civil Liability Act, and The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act, as well as the provisions of these Acts. Through understanding these laws, you will learn how to effectively deal with project delays and manage delay and disruption claims using key provisions such as extension of time claims, liquidated damages clauses, and contractual notice provisions.
Furthermore, this program will delve into effective dispute resolution processes, including mediation, arbitration, and expert determination, to resolve any disputes that may arise. Additionally, you will gain a thorough understanding of the quantification of loss in delay and disruption claims, exploring the importance of delay analysis, disruption measurements, quantifying loss methods, and the use of experts and independent assessors to your advantage.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn the coveted Certification in Australia Laws of Construction and Management. This certification will elevate your professional credentials and showcase your mastery of the key principles related to Australia’s Construction Laws, the overall claims process, and quantifying losses and expenses. This industry-recognized certification holds lifelong validity, offering a testament to your expertise and commitment to excellence in the construction industry.
Angus Faulkner is a distinguished civil engineer and commercial disputes advisor with 24 years of extensive experience in the infrastructure and resources industries. He is highly sought after for his expert advice on time and risk issues in major construction projects. As Principal at E3 Advisory, Angus specializes in dispute resolution, with a proven track record in litigation, arbitration, adjudication, and mediation.
Throughout his career, Angus has served as an expert witness in arbitration proceedings and has produced strategic "time to complete" reviews for multi-billion-dollar projects. He has worked on projects across five continents, in various sectors including energy, defense, transport, resources, health, and commercial.
Prior to his current role, he has held positions as a structural designer and field engineer, supervising construction activities on site, as well as a construction planner and consultant on projects in Australia, the United Kingdom, Dubai, Africa, the Caribbean, Turkey, India, and Singapore.
He is highly respected for his extensive knowledge and unwavering dedication to excellence. Angus Faulkner is a trusted advisor and sought-after expert in the field of construction dispute resolution.
After successfully attending this program, you will be awarded the certification in Australia Construction Laws and Management that can be used in your resume, CV, and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity. Globally demanded and recognized, this designation will help you distinguish your skillsets and you will have attained expertise and critical knowledge in Australia construction law and its application in managing construction delay and disruption claims. This program is developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and the content of this program has been certified by CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional principles.
Dates: 12 - 13 Jul 2023
Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)
Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
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|By 09 May 2023||By 20 Jun 2023||After 20 Jun 2023|
|Australia Delegates||AUD 1,895||AUD 2,095||AUD 2,195|
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