Council for Aluminium in Building

Contractual Awareness Seminar on 12 March 2020

Regrettably this seminar has been postponed until 20 May due to concerns over coronavirus.

Topic – Design Liability (pm only)
Venue – Bury Theatre, Royal Armouries, Leeds, LS10 1LT
Presenter – Geraldine Fleming, Operations Director, Driver Trett

***2 free places for members to attend***

This seminar will cover:-

  • General contractual overview – formation of contract, hierarchy of documents
  • Who has design responsibility? – relationships
  • Important issues
  • Common law position on design, general case law review including is there a difference between acceptance / approval / comments
  • Reasonable skill and care v fit for purpose / new products
  • Novation – overview and review of typical documents, how it works and what are the risks
  • Co-ordination of design – what does this mean?

–     Equal and / or approved

–     Design responsibility under LOI’s

–     Subcontracting design – is this permitted?

–     Subconsultants – what form of contract?

–     Subcontractors

i. Pre contract meetings – programme / design submissions

ii. Important subcontract design clauses

Who should attend?

This seminar will include a number of relevant case studies. It is particularly suitable for fabricators, installers, specialist sub-contractors, estimators, project managers, commercial directors, design engineers and anyone who is part of the onsite construction team.

For further details and booking form please see below:-

Members letter – CAB Contracts Seminar ‘Design Liability’ on 12.3.20 – revised 27.2.20

Members booking form – Design Liability Seminar on 12.3.20 revised