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An introduction to ABIC SW-1 2002 Contract: JD0510

Jim Doyle
Formal CPD
1 Hour - FORMAL
Duration: 00:58:27
This course provides an introduction to the selection and usage of the ABIC SW-1 2002 Contract. Jim Doyle, Principal of Doyles Construction Lawyers explains the process for selection of this contract for simple works. He introduces the sections and provides an overview as to their intent. He then deals with the completion of the Schedules, item by item.
In addition to the contract itself, Jim introduces the ‘Information for Owner’ document and the attachment dealing with ‘special conditions for housing in New South Wales’. He concludes with a detailed commentary on Section J, Variations to the Works, and Section L, Adjustment of Time.
This course is oriented towards the first time user of this contract and it is recommended that the contract document itself is referred to directly during the presentation. To purchase the ABIC SW-1 2002 Contract, please contact the RAIA. The course will also be helpful for your clients, building owners, considering use of this contract.
  • Understand how to establish an appropriate procurement method and complete contractual arrangements between the owner and the builder
  • Gain an insight into the appropriate use of the ABIC SW-1 2002 Contract
  • Understand the overall layout of the contract as distinct sections, each dealing with aspects of the construction process
  • Understand the particular requirements for Housing in New South Wales
  • Reinforce the importance of providing the owner with correct and complete information to enable them to sign the document
  • Gain a deeper understanding of ‘variations to the works’ and ‘adjustment of time’ clauses within the contract

Recognised by the NSW ARB, ARB of Victoria, BA of Qld, AB of WA, Work Stds Tas, APB of SA, PIA, AILA & BDA


    Dip CE, MIE (Aust), BEc (Hons), LLB (Hons)

    Jim Doyle is qualified and experienced as an engineer, economist and lawyer.

    Jim is a partner of Doyles Construction Lawyers which has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and specializes in advising and representing major players in the engineering, construction and development industries.

    Jim's particular interests are in contract documentation, contract management and claims management. He acts for professionals, principals, contractors and subcontractors in all areas of construction law. He has represented parties in the state and Federal Courts and in arbitration and has acted in some of the largest and most complex disputes under the Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act in NSW and Vic.