The standard form Canadian Construction Documents Committee (CCDC) construction contracts are used across Canada in connection with general contract, construction management and trade contract arrangements. This course will provide an overview of the most commonly used CCDC documents, and of the standard CCA 1 subcontract, with specific focus on the concepts and procedures of the provisions relating to the following significant concerns, among others:
1. The definition of the Contract Documents;
2. The role of the Consultant;
4. Extra work;
7. Dispute resolution; and
8. Default and termination.
Related issues such as the effect of supplementary conditions and the interaction of the contracts with the operation of the Builders Lien Act will also be addressed.
Who should attend?
Owners, contractors, construction managers, subcontractors and design professionals.
Presenter: An Associate Counsel with SHK Law Corp., Marc MacEwing has practiced extensively as a construction lawyer in all aspects of the practice for over 30 years. He has particular expertise as a builders lien lawyer, as well as in tendering disputes and preparing and analyzing contract documents. Marc advises owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and design professionals.
Marc has been listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a “repeatedly recommended” leading practitioner in construction law in BC. He has been Peer Review Rated for General Ethical Standards and Legal Ability by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell® and included in The Best Lawyers in Canada®.
In addition to authoring more than 175 published articles on construction law topics, Marc is a member of the editorial board and a contributor to the Continuing Legal Education Society’s British Columbia Builders Liens Practice Manual. Marc is a frequent lecturer to design professional and construction trade bodies, businesses, and educational institutions.
Marc is also a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers.
Disclaimer: The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.