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 BC Housing Licensing and Consumer Services (formerly Homeowners Protection Office) for three (3) Group B points towards Continued Professional Development (CPD) for in-class attendance.
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.
Fee Includes: Student manual, certificate upon completion, complimentary Wi-Fi access and free parking.
Cancellation & Substitution Policy: Payment is non-refundable for cancellations made within 5 business days of the course, or non-attendance on the day. Complimentary substitution of another member of your company is accepted.