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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 our admin team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call on  01252 624763


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