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Tender, Contract, and Builders Lien Law: What You Need to Know

Courses, Root, Training, Vancouver
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
VRCA Vancouver Office
3636 E 4th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5M-1X4
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Course Description:

The legal rights and obligations of those involved in a construction project crystallize in the tendering phase and end well after the project is completed.  During the construction process, those legal rights and obligations change and expand based on, for example, the contracts in place, the Builders Lien Act and the bonds that have been issued.  In order to ensure that the project is built properly, on time and on budget, it is important that all involved know and understand their legal rights and obligations.  This course is designed to provide those involved in the construction industry with the legal foundation to navigate through the tender and constructions phases of a project.


Audience:

Owners, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers interested in understanding their legal rights and obligations during a construction project.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand your rights and obligations in the tender process
  • Understand your contractual rights and obligations and what terms to look out for
  • Understand the intricacies of the Builders Lien Act and how not to lose your lien rights

Instructors:

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.  Tyler is a member of a variety of construction and legal associations and has lectured for VRCA, VICA, SICA, BCCA-North, AIBC, MCA, ECA and FCA on construction related matters.  He is the author of numerous construction law articles and other publications, with a focus on tender and builders liens 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 cancellations made within 5 business days of the event, or non-attendance on the day.


 

 
VRCA Member $75.00
Non-Members $95.00
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