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Role of an Expert Witness in Construction Claims

A brief, high level review of the role of an Expert Witness in construction claims, from the time of appointment to the giving of evidence before a Tribunal, with a focus on a dispute involving a quantum claim following a 'wrongful' termination of contract.

Date:
Mon 12 Nov 2018
Time:
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Venue:
Marriott Marquis City Centre Doha, Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Area 61, Al Dafna, Street #850, Doha, Qatar
CPD:
1.5 hours formal CPD
From
AED60 + VAT

Overview

A brief, high level review of the role of an Expert Witness in construction claims, from the time of appointment to the giving of evidence before a Tribunal, with a focus on a dispute involving a quantum claim following a 'wrongful' termination of contract.

Learning outcomes

  • Appointing an Expert Witness
  • The role of the Expert
  • The distinction between an Expert and an Adviser
  • Typical claims following a 'wrongful' termination of contract
  • Evidentiary requirements and challenges

Meet the speaker

John Dowse has over 35 years of experience in construction; approximately one half being with contracting organisations, and the balance being in consultancy roles.

His career has provided opportunities to work on four continents and on a diversity of project types, from very small projects to mega projects in the fields of building, engineering, construction and maritime.

Being experienced in both construction work and legal practice, John is a practising Expert Witness, an arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator, and a tutor for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a regular lecturer on contract forms and management.

Agenda

18:00 – 18:30     Coffee, networking & registration
18:30 – 18:35     Introduction of the speaker and RICS updates
18:35 – 19:30     Speaker 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