Construction Adjudication Masterclass

This course equips practitioners to act for parties in statutory adjudication of construction disputes and considers the implications of the 2013 Act that came into effect last year.

construction adjudication master class

About the Construction Adjudication masterclass

The Construction Contracts Act 2013, which came into force on 25 July 2016, provides for statutory adjudication of construction payment disputes and regulates payment practices in construction contracts. Statutory adjudication is very likely to bring about significant change in how construction disputes are dealt with in this country. This course from Law Society Skillnet will:

  • Explain the implications of the Act for payment claims and the conduct of disputes concerning payment claims.
  • Provide skills required for prosecuting and defending a case by statutory adjudication.
  • Consider enforcement issues concerning adjudicator’s decisions.
  • Addresse the implications of statutory adjudication for solicitor’s practice.

Who should attend

Aimed at solicitors, barristers and professionals who act for parties in construction disputes, those who complete the course will be able to act effectively in advising on and conducting statutory adjudication proceedings on behalf of their clients.

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Apply by 24 March

Apply now for the Construction Adjudication Masterclass, which starts on 24 March and takes place at the Law Society of Ireland, Blackhall Place, Dublin 7. Course fees are €1,300 (discounted fee is €1,150). See more information and book online

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Course speakers


Find detailed biographies of the expert speakers in the course brochure.

Testimonials from the class of 2016

The Construction Adjudication Masterclass provided an excellent insight into the practical application of the Construction Contracts Act 2013 as well as considered legal interpretation of the Act and the challenges practitioners will face in advising clients following its commencement.  The course material and information was practical, comprehensive and up to date. The course was very well organised and ran very smoothly.  A very positive experience. Fiona O’Neill, Partner, Beauchamps Solicitors

I want to congratulate the Law Society for the excellent manner in which they presented and debated the proposed Construction Contracts Act. It was very interested, with great presenters and guest speakers. On completion felt fully informed on the subject which will be very beneficial for our business. Jack McHugh, Managing Director, Alucraft Group Ltd., Dublin

I found this course to be an outstanding course.  I had studied adjudication in UK and this was the ideal course for me to refresh my knowledge, and to clarify the interface of the Construction Contracts Act 2013 and the Irish Constitution.  It was very well managed over 3 separate weekends and I thoroughly enjoyed it.  Very good course content and run by very experienced practitioners.   Highly recommended. David McCarthy - TDR Quantity Surveying Service, Youghal Co. Cork