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Engineer’s Responses and Determinations

The talk will discuss the obligations of the Engineer when responding to and providing formal determinations of claims and how to comply this in a professional and efficient manner to avoid disputes.

Date:
Wed 27 Feb 2019
Time:
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Venue:
RICS Office B303, The Design House, Sufouh Gardens, Dubai, UAE
CPD:
1.5 hours formal CPD
From
AED60 + VAT

Overview

Every claim submitted by a contractor requires a response or determination from the Engineer but many costly and time-consuming disputes are caused as a result of incorrect or inadequately presented responses.

The outcome of a response or determination should be to set out the findings of the Engineer in such a way that it will satisfy both the Employer and the Contractor so matters may be amicably agreed.

Learning outcomes

If you are a consultant or employer:

  • How to manage contractor’s claims
  • What to include in a response document
  • How to present a response document
  • How to satisfy both the Employer and the Contractor

If you are a Contractor:

  • What to look for when the Engineer responds to your claims.
  • Whether the Engineer complies with his contractual obligations and what to do if not

Meet the speaker

Andy Hewitt has over 40-years’ experience in the construction industry. He has worked in the United Kingdom, Africa and the Middle East and has held senior contracts, commercial and project management positions with contractors, sub-contractors and consultants. He is currently a partner and managing director of Hewitt Decipher Partnership, a consultancy practice which provides contractual, claims and commercial services.

Andy is the author of the books Construction Claims & Responses and The FIDIC Forms of Contract: Obligations of the Parties and contributes regularly to industry blogs and other publications.

Agenda

  • 18:00 - 18:30    Coffee, networking & registration
  • 18:30 - 19:30    Presentation
  • 19:30 - 20:00    Q&A

Please note

  • Do not send payment via bank transfer as this form of payment is no longer accepted for CPD events.
  • We are unable to reserve a place at this event unless payment is made.
  • The presentation will start promptly at 18:30. If you have not checked in by this time (18:30), you will not be able to claim your 1.5 CPD hours.
  • Just a gentle reminder that your recorded CPD hours are monitored by our Regulation team and you are unable to claim Formal CPD hours if you did not attend the event.
From
AED60 + VAT