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RICS Black Book Series: Extension of Time

It is common for construction contracts to experience delays, which is when Extension of Time must be applied and assessed. This seminar will cover the basic principles of Extension of Time.

Basic principles and experience sharing

Tue 4 Dec 2018
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
RICS office, Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
2 hours CPD


In this seminar, we will cover:

  • The purpose of Extension of Time
  • What a contractor’s obligations are when applying
  • Notices
  • Condition Precedent
  • Time Bar, Timing for Granting
  • Grounds, Concurrency
  • Prevention principle, Time at Large and Remedy etc

Finally, Extension of Time reports shall be tabled and we will discuss how to prepare a comprehensive Extension of Time report.

Meet the trainer:

Mr Ludwig C Y Hon FRICS, Director at C Y Hon Consultants Ltd

Ludwig is a chartered quantity surveyor, mediator, arbitrator, dispute resolution advisor, and expert witness, specialising in costs and contracts in the construction industry. He has over 26 years' experience working in Hong Kong, Macau, PRC, Singapore, Vietnam and Singapore.

He has been practising dispute resolution since 2000, handling claims preparation/defense, mediation, arbitration, litigation, expert witnesses, preparing more than 30 expert reports and participating in several occassions in court/arbitration.

He holds a Diploma in International Arbitraton, Professsional Diploma in QS, Master of Arts in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution.


  • RICS professional HK$420
  • Non-RICS professional HK$500
  • Visa

  • Mastercard