Construction Contracts for Non-Legal Professionals

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Construction Contracts for Non-Legal Professionals

What You Need to Understand When Drafting, Negotiating & Administering Construction Contracts


16th October 2020

Attendance Options:

IN PERSON - CMG Training Offices - Apex Building, Blackthorn Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18 (Places Limited)

VIRTUALLY – Via our online interactive stream


We will be taking every measure to ensure social distancing is comfortably maintained while attending our courses.


The construction industry is becoming increasingly formal and contractual, and it has never been more important for everyone involved in the industry to understand the risks, obligations and administration requirements contained in construction contracts.  


This CPD certified course will provide delegates with a comprehensive understanding of the legal jargon contained in the various types of contracts used in the construction industry and more importantly, what they mean for the day to day of administration of contracts on site. It will focus on industry specific issues and the principles that underpin contracts in the construction sector. It will also give delegates a relevant introduction to contract law and some guides to clear drafting.


All attendees will receive a highly informative Construction Contracts course pack to refer back to at any time, gain valuable CPD points and can engage in an informative Q & A on the day.  


Some previous feedback includes;


“Very good insight into legal fundamentals” - Padraic Ballantyne, GDA



What you will learn;


Introduction to contracts and contract law and general contract administration
Understanding legal terminology
Key Administration Clauses in Construction Contracts:

Extension of Time
Liquidated Damages

Sub-contractors, suppliers and third parties
Problem areas: Late payment, Force Majeure etc.
Security Documentation:

Parent Company Guarantees

Collateral Warranties and Vesting Certificates
Remedies for Breach of Contract



Darren Isaacson, Head of Legal, Mercury Engineering

Hons BA HistPol (Trinity), Dip Legal Studies (DIT), Dip Commercial Law (Law Society of Ireland), Qualified Solicitor (Law Society of Ireland), Postgrad Dip. Construction Law and Contract Administration (Trinity), Certificate of Business Accounting (CIMA)

Darren trained and worked as a solicitor in Arthur Cox, qualifying into the corporate department in 2007 and later moving to the construction department. In 2011 Darren moved to ESB as a senior commercial solicitor, working with various business units including the network, telecoms, generation, windfarm and e-car businesses. In 2016 Darren became Head of Legal in Mercury Engineering.




This course would be of interest to those who are currently working with any construction contracts such as Contractors, Sub-contractors, Quantity Surveyors, Architects, Engineers, Project Managers, Owners, Contracts Managers, administration professionals, Procurement and Commercial Professionals and to anyone else looking to better understand the basic principles underpinning construction contracts.




On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate in Construction Contracts for non-legal Professionals as well as your CPD Certificate. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. You will also receive a full Construction Contracts for non-legal Professionals course pack to refer back to at any time in the future. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


Date:     16th October 2020

Times:   9.30am to 4.00pm
Venue:  Apex Building, Blackthorn Road, Sandyford, Dublin 18




An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €425 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €495. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE.

The course cost includes all course documentation, Construction Contracts for non-legal Professionals training pack and Certificates.


 There are 3 ways to book your place:

ONLINE- Please Click Here to secure a place on our website
EMAIL - Please  Click Here to secure your place by email.
PHONE – Contact the CMG Training Team on 01-2933650 to secure your place


Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis.