The Builders Lien Act is a useful tool if used properly, however, if misunderstood, it can lead to serious financial and legal consequences. This course will provide participants with the knowledge and background to understand the rights, remedies and processes created by the Builders Lien Act.
This course has been approved by the Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) for three (3) Group B points towards Continued Professional Development (CPD) upon successful completion.
Those in the construction industry who want to know and understand the how the Builders Lien Act actually works.
- Know and understand the four pillars of the Builders Lien Act: the land lien; the holdback lien; the holdback and the trust.
- Know and understand the processes contained the Builders Lien Act including filing a claim of lien, the issuance of certificates of completion and rights to information.
- Know and understand common misconceptions of how the Builders Lien Act works.
Tyler Galbraith practices in the areas of construction and commercial litigation. Tyler has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia and has been involved in several appeals, trials, arbitrations and mediations. He has acted in numerous builders lien and tender cases, disputes arising from delays, defective work, contract termination, bond claims and insurance coverage. He is the author of numerous construction law articles and other publications, with a focus on tender and builders lien issues.
David Mckenzie practices primarily in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation. David has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia and has been involved in several appeals, trials, regulatory hearings and arbitrations. David is a frequent lecturer for VRCA, VICA, SICA, and AIBC on construction related matters and is the author of construction related articles focusing on builders liens and contracts.
Cancellation Policy: Payment is non-refundable for a cancellation received on or within the 5th business day prior to the course date or non-attendance on the day.