Course Description

As part of the Business in the Boardroom series, HAVAN is presenting its popular Builders Lien Act 101.
This course will focus on how to make the Builders Lien Act work for you and teach you how to get paid, and how to protect yourself and your company.
If you are an owner of a residential construction company, this is an important seminar you cannot afford to miss!

Key learning objectives:

  • Understand what are the only two times you should file a lien
  • How to avoid personal liability
  • Getting paid the holdback

Approved for 2.0 CPD Credits in Legal Issues.

Note: If you have already taken this course in person, repeating it online will not qualify for additional CPD points.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1

    • Before You Get Started

    • Agreement to HAVAN Academic Integrity Policy

    • Presenter PowerPoint Download

    • Part 1

  • 2

    Chapter 2

    • Part 2

  • 3

    Chapter 3

    • Part 3

  • 4

    Chapter 4

    • Part 4

    • Feedback

    • Declaration of Completed Work Assignment

Ian Moes, Kuhn LLP

Ian Moes is a partner with the law firm Kuhn LLP. Kuhn LLP is the preferred legal supplier of the Homebuilders Association Vancouver. They have a team of lawyers with extensive experience in the construction industry. Ian serves a broad range of clients, including developers, builders, renovators, trades, suppliers, architects, engineers and government entities.Each year Kuhn LLP presents seminars on Contracts, Builders Liens, and Employment Law for HAVAN members. Since 1998, they have been the creators and instructors of the Construction Law Course that is offered by the HAVAN in conjunction with the CHBA-BC Certified Residential Builder Program. You can read recent legal articles Kuhn LLP has written for HAVAN members on the HAVAN website, an Affinity Partner, Kuhn LLP offers HAVAN members their preferred client pricing for legal services that are billed on an hourly rate basis.