ABIC Contracts

26 August 2019

Join the ACA – NSW/ACT and Special Counsel Christopher Larcos on 16 October to learn more about the changes to ABIC Contracts.

During his presentation, Christopher will discuss the following topics:

  • The dangers to architects and their clients of the MBA Cost Plus (Residential) contract
  • The ABIC Cost Plus (Commercial) contract and its use for residential projects
  • The ABIC BW 2018 C Commercial Basic Works Contract and its use for residential projects
  • The right way and the wrong way of avoiding Stage Payments in the ABIC SW 2018 H NSW Simple Works Contract

Our Speaker – Christopher Larcos

Christopher has degrees in architecture and law, and is registered as both a practising architect and a practising solicitor. He has been involved in architecture since the mid-1970s and has been a solicitor for about 15 years.

Christopher is a Fellow of the Institute of Architects, presents at the PALS course, is with the Institute’s Senior Counsellor service, is an adjudicator for security of payment matters in NSW, and is a former member of the Institute’s Practice Committee. He presently works as a Special Counsel in the Commercial group at Moray and Agnew.

His practice is in construction law and he has advised on everything from disputes involving backyard fences to multi-billion dollar PPP structures. He also advises architects, contractors and their clients.


6.15pm for a 6.30pm start
Wednesday 16 October 2019


Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Level 1
405 Crown Street
Surry Hills NSW


Members $45
Non members $55


1 formal point


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