ICE Accredited Law and Contract Management (NEC4) Live Online Course

About the course

Live Online Delivery 

Delegates will be together in our virtual training room and speakers will deliver their presentations live to include interactive elements. We may ask delegates to have their cameras on for some of the sessions to engage with discussion.

Please note, recordings will not be provided to delegates. Virtual attendance at each two hour online session (6.30pm – 8.30pm GMT/BST) is the delivery mode for this course.

About the course
This course is designed to improve your understanding of contracts, covering contractual conditions, their legal framework and the management procedures you need to successfully complete projects. It follows the Institution of Civil Engineers syllabus and will prepare you for the ICE Law and Contract Management examinations in June 2025.

If you’re wishing to take the exams you will be able to do so at an additional charge to be confirmed and registration and payment will be direct with the ICE. Please note any examination queries, bookings and payments (for ICE exams) should be made directly with the ICE contractsanddisputes@ice.org.uk

The live online presentations take place on Monday evenings 6.30pm – 8.30pm GMT/BST and the course extends to the end of June with breaks at Christmas, Easter, May and the Spring Bank holidays. We also offer revision evenings for those taking the ICE exams at the end of the course. 

Course provider
The course is provided by the Leeds Centre for Projects at the University of Leeds. The Leeds Centre for Projects is a globally leading centre of excellence advancing the knowledge in project management research and education and creating impact through engagement with industry, government and third sector organisations.

Leeds Centre for Projects

Who should attend?

This course is for you if you’re a civil engineer who, in the course of your employment, is becoming increasingly involved in contractual issues with authorities, consulting engineers and contractors.

The course follows the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)’s syllabus and is suitable if you’re looking to sit the ICE Law and Contracts examinations in June 2025.

Programme

The course will cover:

  • Contract Strategy

  • Contract Law

  • Law of Tort

  • Contract Management with NEC4

  • Contract Documents

  • Liability and Health and Safety

  • CDM Regulations

  • ICE exam revision evenings

2025 ICE Examination dates – provisional dates below (TBC):

Module 1 Examination – Tuesday 10 June 2025  
Module 2 Examination – Tuesday 17 June 2025  
Module 3 Examination – Wednesday 18 June 2025 

Further details on the ICE examinations and how to apply can be found on the ICE website here

Speakers

Course Directors
Dr M Abdelmegid, MSc, BSc, PMI,
School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds

Dr C Unterhitzenberger, MEng BEng MAPM SFHEA,
School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds

Guest speakers (invited/to be confirmed)
W Barton, Barton Legal Ltd

J Kinirons, BA, BAI, CEng, MIEI, CMIOSH, J Murphy & Sons

D Wilkinson, GMH Planning Ltd

Fee information

Course fee: £990

Fees are VAT exempt

Course fees include:

  • cost of tuition

  • course materials/supporting online books

The ICE examinations are an additional charge payable directly to the ICE.

Terms and conditions of booking
Payment by debit/credit card should be made at the time of booking via the Online Store. If for exceptional reasons you are unable to book and pay online a purchase order document will be required to support a manual booking process.  Our standard payment terms are 30 days from date of invoice however payment must be made prior to the start of the course. Participation may be refused if payment has not been received.

Changes made by the University of Leeds
The course programme may have to be re-scheduled or the speakers changed for reasons outside our control. The University of Leeds reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course, in which case fees will be refunded in full. 

Where a delegate cancels a registration 
For cancellations made within seven days of booking: a full refund is payable unless the course starts within the next seven days, in which case the full fee is payable and no refunds will be made.

For cancellations made after seven days of booking: written cancellations received up to 15 working days before the course will be subject to an administrative charge of 20% of the total fee. Within 15 working days of the course the full fee is payable and no refunds will be made.

For non-attendance: the full fee is payable and no refunds will be made. 

Data/Privacy
Your right to privacy is important to us. We will only use your information to provide information on our CPD courses and relevant events. We will not pass your details on to any other organisations. The ways in which your personal data may be used when you provide it to us are defined in our Privacy Notice at https://eps.leeds.ac.uk/privacy

Venue details

The course will be delivered live online via.

Delegates will be together in our virtual training room and speakers will deliver the digital presentations live to include interactive elements.

Please note, recordings will not be provided to delegates. Virtual attendance at each two hour online session (6.30pm – 8.30pm GMT/BST) is the delivery mode for this course.

Once registered, you will receive a guest link each week to join the sessions along with detailed instructions on how to access the training room and its functions. 

What our delegates say

“A great course providing a sound base of law and contract procedure, essential to all engineers.”

”Very useful course which gives an excellent overview of law and contracts from an engineering perspective”.

“An excellent course for those wishing to expand their knowledge of contract law applied to every day civil engineering.”

Contact us

Katie McCarthy – Course Coordinator

CPD Conference and Events Unit
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences 
University of Leeds,
Leeds
LS2 9JT

T: 0113 343 5746

E: cpd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk

Stay up to date with the latest course news and developments by following the CPD, Conference and Events unit on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Accreditation

ICE accredited course

The completion of an accredited ICE Law and Contract Management Course is likely to be suitable for up to 5 days approved training per Module at the discretion of your Supervising Civil Engineer, Sponsor or Employer.

Course Provider

The course is provided by the Leeds Centre for Projects at the University of Leeds.
Leeds Centre for Projects

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