These seminars are aimed at developers, directors, project managers, contractors, sub-contractors and consultants. In particular from those organisations; commercial directors, commercial managers, quantity surveyors, programmers and site managers.
The Seminar will discuss :
Avoiding disputes and resolving disputes; the aim is to ensure contractors and subcontractors are in the best position to avoid or successfully resolve disputes. It is relevant to all individuals involved in construction contracts from tendering and negotiation to resolving disputes
- Common causes of disputes
- Negotiating to avoid disputes
- Importance of and how to maintain project documents
- Strategy and tactics
Attendees will also be able to participate in a Q&A session at the end of the seminar.
Sarah Wilson, Partner at Bevan Brittan
For more than 20 years Sarah has specialised in providing strong, solutions-based legal advice in heavyweight engineering and construction projects. Sarah deals with high value matters across a variety of sectors, including chemical works, energy, utilities, waste, and housebuilding. Sarah often appears in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in relation to construction disputes. She also has in-depth experience of alternative dispute resolution methods including mediation, adjudication and arbitration (domestic and international), as well as dealing with arbitration ‘appeals’ and adjudication enforcement proceedings. Sarah is also an expert on the majority of standard forms of construction contract and particularly NEC, JCT ICE, IChemE and MF1. Sarah was commended in a past edition of The Legal 500 UK for being someone “you would want to have on your side in contentious matters” for her “robust, direct and reliable advice” as she “always finds the best path for resolving issues”. In addition, that she is an “excellent strategist” and is “intellectual and highly committed”.
CECA Members Only – Places are limited