Building & Construction Law – An Update

The Supreme Court case of Brandley v Deane [2017] IEHC 83, handed down in November 2017 clarified the law in relation to limitation periods for building defect claims. This one hour lecture analyses the Judgment along with dealing with defects periods in standard form clause.  The lecture also engages with topical issues such as costs and dispute resolution clauses.

Topics covered:

  • Defects period
  • Recent costs awards in construction cases
  • Dispute resolution clauses
  • Limitation periods
  • Sectoral employment orders

 Learning outcomes:

  • To be in a position to advise clients in relation to defects periods
  • To be able to advise on potential costs orders.
  • To have a knowledge and understanding of parties’ rights and duties under Dispute Resolution Clauses
  • To be aware of the limitation periods set down in Brandley v Deane [2017] IEHC 83
  • To understand to law relating to pay and conditions for employees in the construction sector.

Teaching methods:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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