Construction Law refers to the specialized area of law that attends to the multitude of legal concerns associated with the construction industry. It governs a diverse array of issues that might arise during the planning, design, construction, and even the maintenance phase of buildings, infrastructure, and other structural projects. The breadth of this branch of law is extensive, covering crucial areas such as contract formulation and interpretation, dispute resolution, occupational safety regulations, and insurance policies and claims.
The importance of construction law in the successful completion of construction projects cannot be overstated. It serves as the backbone that ensures the interests of all the project stakeholders are safeguarded. These stakeholders include but are not limited to, the project owner, main contractor, subcontractors, and all other entities that have a role in the project. By defining the rights, obligations, and responsibilities of each party involved, construction law creates a framework within which the project is carried out, minimizing potential conflicts and misunderstandings.
With this background, we have carefully structured this comprehensive workshop, aiming at those who seek a deep understanding of the legal intricacies that permeate the construction industry. The workshop is designed to equip attendees with the necessary skills to handle legal matters concerning construction contracts with a proficient legal mindset. It will delve into the interpretation and application of construction contracts, teaching attendees how to navigate these legal documents effectively.
The workshop will also give due consideration to the varying perspectives of the public and private sectors in construction law. This dual-focus approach ensures that attendees gain a well-rounded understanding of how construction law operates in these two distinct sectors. Furthermore, we understand that legal systems can differ significantly from one jurisdiction to another. Therefore, the workshop will approach construction law from the standpoint of both civil law and common law legal systems, broadening the attendees' perspective and enhancing their ability to operate within diverse legal contexts.
The objective of this workshop is to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the legal principles and practical considerations related to construction contract formation and discharge, equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage legal issues that arise in the construction industry.
ABOUT THE FACILITATOR
The instructor is our experienced legal professional with expertise in Corporate & Commercial Law, Litigations & Arbitration, Administrative Law, Construction Law, Real Estate Law, Commercial Agency Law, Franchising, and Intellectual Property Law. He has eleven years of experience in teaching Law to students focusing on different fields of knowledge. His comprehensive legal services and innovative solutions empower clients across various industries.
The instructor will provide examples from various jurisdictions with focus on the KSA, now that Civil Transactions Law (the KSA Civil Code) has been published in June 19, 2023.
The instructor will engage the attendees with case studies.
The training topics will run as VILT (virtual instructor led training) via Microsoft Teams.
September 2023: 5, 12, 19, 26
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM (Beirut Time)
Introduction to Construction Law: A General Overview
The Formation of a Construction Contract: Essential Elements and Procedures
Administration and Maintenance of a Construction Contract: Ensuring Smooth Operation
Detailed Examination of a Construction Contract: Structure, Interpretation, and Application