New Zealand's construction law is multifaceted, encompassing various legislative acts like the Building Act 2004, the Construction Contracts Act 2002, and several other regulations and by-laws. These regulations create a complex legal framework, often leading to contract disputes and claims especially when the contracts are not properly drafted or where ambiguities exist, leading to different interpretations.
This certified program is designed to help you manage contract damages and resolve disputes in the complex landscape of the construction industry. By integrating legal principles with real-world case studies, this program will equip you with the advanced expertise and comprehension necessary to navigate complex legal scenarios in construction contract disputes with confidence. You will explore a diverse array of pivotal subjects, encompassing contract law, claims management, damage assessment, breach of contracts, and various dispute resolution methodologies, fostering a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies involved in legal matters within the construction domain.
Throughout the program, you will acquire essential skills in identifying and handling potential contractual claims, evaluating and mitigating damages, and comprehending the repercussions of contract breaches. The program will offer expert guidance in negotiating optimal dispute resolution strategies, formulating effective risk management plans, and developing an advanced understanding of New Zealand construction law. Additionally, you will gain proficiency in employing various dispute resolution methods, including adjudication, arbitration, and mediation, while unveiling the most effective approaches for preventing and managing construction-related disputes. Moreover, the program will provide valuable insights into the significance of proactive risk management and its role in early issue detection.
Upon successfully completing the program, you will be awarded the highly respected Certification in New Zealand Construction Contract Law and Dispute Management, elevating your professional credentials and demonstrating your expertise in key principles related to New Zealand's intricate construction laws. This industry-recognized certification offers lifelong validity and serves as a testament to your expertise and commitment to excellence in the construction industry, setting you apart from your peers in managing construction legal claims, contract breaches and legal disputes.
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This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program.
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.
Over 90% of large construction projects in New Zealand firms face contractual disputes annually. The value of construction disputes has increased by 22% over the past 5 years with the average dispute now crossing over NZD $1.3 million. In addition, these disputes have become more complex, often involving complex delay analysis, valuation of variations and assessment of prolongation costs requiring expert evidence.
This certified program is designed to empower you with critical knowledge to navigate the complexities of construction claims and disputes in New Zealand. You will learn how to address a wide range of challenges encountered by contractors and subcontractors in disputes, including interpreting construction contracts claims, managing and mitigating risks, quantifying damages, dealing with breaches of contracts, and exploring various methods of dispute resolution. You will also be equipped with a holistic understanding of the intricacies involved in maintaining legal and contractual compliance in construction projects.
Throughout the program, you will be equipped with the skills to identify and handle potential claims, calculate damages, and manage contract breaches. You will also learn how to utilize effective dispute avoidance strategies, including collaborative contracting, mediation, arbitration, and the unique adjudication process under the Construction Contracts Act 2002. Emphasis will be placed on pre-emptive measures, such as risk identification, allocation, and management, as well as the role of insurance in mitigating construction risks. By the end of the program, you will be adept at identifying red flags early and implementing strategies to prevent disputes, leading to smoother project execution and increased success rates.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will attain the Certification in New Zealand Construction Contract Law and Dispute Management. This certification will serve as a testament to your expertise to managing construction claims and disputes in the construction sector. Globally sought-after and recognized, this industry-recognized certification holds lifelong validity and will underscore your credentials in the sphere of construction law and dispute resolution.
Julia Flattery is a seasoned construction and commercial property law expert with over 15 years of experience in the industry. She is a trusted advisor to head contractors, subcontractors, consultants, and funders on contract packages and has extensive experience in contract drafting and dispute resolution. Julia has delivered results for clients in large mixed-use joint venture developments and large-scale infrastructure projects. She is a respected member of the construction community, actively participating in organizations such as the Women in Infrastructure Network and the Society of Construction Law. Julia is also a sought-after speaker, author, and trainer, delivering presentations and training sessions on construction law topics to organizations such as the NZIQS and the NZ Construction Law Conference. As a member of the consultation group for the Construction Sector Accord, she works to ensure the needs of the industry are being addressed in important policy decisions. Her expertise and commitment make her a valuable asset to any organization seeking to navigate the complexities of the construction sector.
Upon completion of this comprehensive program, you will earn the prestigious Certification in New Zealand Construction Contract Law and Dispute Management, a globally recognized and lifelong designation that will set you apart from your peers, demonstrating your expertise and critical knowledge in navigating the complexities of New Zealand’s construction law, particularly in effectively managing construction claims & damages and contract breaches & disputes. This achievement will bolster your professional credentials, enhancing your resume and CV to showcase your comprehensive knowledge and expertise to potential employers.
Developed by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and certified by the CPD Certification Service, this program adheres to the highest continuing professional principles, ensuring that your certification reflects your dedication to excellence in your field.
Dates: 6 - 7 Mar 2024
Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)
Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm New Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT)
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|By 09 Jan 2024||By 20 Feb 2024||After 20 Feb 2024|
|New Zealand Delegates||NZD 1,895||NZD 2,095||NZD 2,195|
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