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Construction Law 101

Jointly presented by RICS and the Society of Construction Law for Africa, is intended to offer a basic introduction to construction law principles, standard form construction contracts and construction dispute resolution, and is aimed at construction professionals, junior lawyers, contractors, employers and students in the construction profession and legal fields.

Upskill for the 4th Industrial Revolution

Mon 23 Apr 2018
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Sandton Garden Court, Sophia Town Boardroom, West Street and Maude Road, Sandown, Sandton
5 hours formal CPD

About the presenter

Adv. Johan Beyers

An advocate at the Cape Bar for more than 25 years, he is also an international member of Keating Chambers, London, a leading set of barristers' chambers specialising in Construction, Energy, Procurement, Professional Negligence & International Arbitration.

He holds an MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution from Kings College London and focuses on domestic and international arbitrations involving construction, engineering, energy, mining, information technology and commercial disputes.

He has advised international and South African contractors, sub-contractors, consultants and employers on large engineering, construction, energy, mining and information technology projects in South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, the Middle East, Scotland and South America. He is a co-founder and the incumbent chairperson of the Society of Construction Law for Africa (2013-2018).

Key topics

Topics covered include:

  • An introduction to the legal relationships in a construction project and the main sources of construction law.
  • The construction project environment, and its influence on construction law principles.
  • Standard form construction contracts: the recognised standard forms in South Africa, risk distribution and construction contract mechanisms and processes common to all standard forms.
  • The role and liability of project managers, surveyors, designers, contract administrators, architects and engineers on construction projects.
  • Construction claims, notification and time-barring.
  • Construction disputes and alternative dispute resolution processes.



  • RICS Professionals ZAR600
  • Non-RICS Professionals ZAR1200
  • Visa

  • Mastercard

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