23.5 Public CPD Points
Practice Area: Construction
Training Level: Intermediate
Partcipants who wish to claim CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. Partcipants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent for each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to www.sileCPDcentre.sg. for more information.
The Singapore Academy of Law’s Specialist Accreditation Scheme confers recognition of a legal practitioner’s expertise and experience in a specialised area of law.
SAL offers a preparatory course for candidates required to sit for the examination prior to the specialist accreditation. The course is open to all legal and industry practitioners as well. Priority will be given to candidates of the accreditation scheme.
It is assumed that candidates and legal practitioners who register for the course have knowledge in Building and Construction law expected of a 5-year PQE legal practitioner. Industry practitioners should have at least a degree is Architecture or equivalent or a BCA Certificate in Construction Law and Contracts as this is not a basic course.
The course in Building and Construction Law comprises 27 contact hours of classroom instruction, conducted over three weekends: Friday (full day) and Saturday (morning) half-day on 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29 July 2017.
14-15 July 2017
Module 1: Introduction
Module 2 Contract Documents & Risk Management
Module 3: Time for Completion
Module 4: Variations
21-22 July 2017
Module 5: Payment Regime
Module 6: Security of Payment
28-29 July 2017
Module 7: Subcontracting
Module 8: Termination
Module 9: Handover and Post-Completion Issue
Module 10: Dispute Resolution
All modules except the Introduction will be followed by tutorials.
Course participants will receive an electronic certificate of participation at the end of the course so long as they attend at least 80% of the course.
Candidates are advised to register for the course once their candidature is confirmed to avoid disappointment. Reservations are on a first-come-first-served basis. Reservations are confirmed only when candidates have registered and made payment for the course.
Course attendance is not compulsory. Candidates are free to self-study or attend other relevant courses to prepare for the examination.
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For all details pertaining to the Scheme, please refer to the Specialist Accreditation Scheme website.