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Handling Claims and Disputes


All staff of specialist companies involved with any contractual or payment aspects of construction projects.

PROVIDES (1 Day Course)

  • A practical review of effective handling of claims (incoming and outgoing; real and spurious)
  • A review on disputes; contractual mugging and related problems


  • To provide a clear understanding of the legal background to claims
  • How to deal with spurious claims and other types of contractual or financial abuse
  • How to minimise and if necessary deal with disputes; and how to prepare valid claims


  • Claims
  • Breach of contract
  • Scope of damages
  • Mitigation of loss
  • Quantification of damages for breach of contract
  • Actual loss vs. liquidated damages
  • Delay, disruption and acceleration claims
  • Direct loss and/or expense
  • Money claims/Extension of time claims
  • Set-off
  • Resisting spurious claims
  • Presenting valid claims
  • Specific or global claims
  • Contractual remedies
  • Adjudication
  • Legal remedies
  • Resolving disputes
  • Methods of resolving disputes

Handling Claims and Disputes Leaflet


For information relating to costs, locations and dates of this training course please contact Jo Eaton (Membership & Training Co-ordinator) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call on  01252 624763


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