Civil Engineering Law and Contract Management

About the course

About the course

This course is designed to improve your understanding of contracts. It covers contractual conditions, their legal framework and the management procedure 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 classroom examinations in June 2022. If you’re wishing to take the exams you will be able to do so at the University of Leeds at an additional charge to be confirmed, 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 presentations take place on Monday evenings 6.30pm – 8.30pm 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. 

COVID-19
We aim to commence the course face to face on Campus in November, however this is subject to any covid restrictions in place at the time. We may host some of the sessions at a nearby hotel/conference venue if access to University Campus/Lecture theatres is not permitted.

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 classroom examinations in June 2021.

 

 

Programme

The course will cover:

  • Contract Strategy

  • Contract Law

  • Law of Tort

  • Contract Management 

  • Contract Documents

  • Liability and Health and Safety

  • CDM Regulations

  • Insurance and Bonds

  • Dispute Resolution

  • ICE exam revision evenings

ICE Examination dates (provisional dates below)

Module 1 Examination – Tuesday 14th  June 2022 - 2.00pm - 5.20pm TBC    
Module 2 Examination – Tuesday 21st  June 2022 - 2.00pm - 5.20pm TBC    
Module 3 Examination – Tuesday 21st  June 2022 -  2.00pm - 6.00pm TBC

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

Speakers

Course Directors

Dr T Sainati BEng, MSc, PhD
School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds

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

Invited speakers:

C Hutchinson
Solicitor, Barrister (n/p) LLB, MRICS, MCIArb
J Kinirons
BA, BAI, CEng, MIEI, CMIOSH

Dr Q Zhou LLB, LLM, PhD
School of Law, University of Leeds

Fee information

Delegates are advised to book early in case any covid-19 restrictions in place at the time of the course result in reduced venue/room capacities and attendee numbers. We will be accepting bookings on a first come first served basis and if we do need to reduce numbers by cancelling bookings delegates will be informed at least four weeks prior to the course and a full refund will be issued.

View our terms and conditions

Course Fee £875

Fees are VAT exempt

Fees includes:

  • cost of tuition

  • course materials/supporting online books

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

 

Venue details

Venue:
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences 
University of Leeds
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9JT

The exact location within the Faculty for course registration and the presentations will be advised here shortly and also included within your delegate joining instructions.

Unfortunately car parking for visitors is unavailable at the University.

The nearest public car park is Woodhouse Lane (multi storey) at LS1 3HQ. The car park is open 24 hours. Charges apply (£6.00 up to twelve hours). Please click here for information and location details. Please note this car park is a fifteen minute walk to/from our building and delegates should allow ample time to park and register for the course.

COVID-19
We aim to commence the course face to face on Campus in November, however this is subject to any covid restrictions in place at the time. We may host some of the sessions at a nearby hotel/conference venue if access to University Campus/Lecture theatres is not permitted.

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

Harriet Wills – Course coordinator

CPD Conference and Events Unit
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences 
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, 3.11
University of Leeds
Leeds
LS2 9JT

E: cpd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk

Please note, the CPD team are currently working remotely due to covid-19 and therefore unable to be contacted by phone. If you have any queries please send us an email to the above email address – Many thanks.

Accreditation

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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.