RICS Legal Issues in Construction Conference returns this year to provide delegates with an essential briefing on key developments and changes in construction law with potential to directly impact their working practice.
In association with Pinsent Masons and Keating Chambers
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Providing crucial updates and expert advice and guidance - this year’s programme has been developed in partnership with Pinsent Masons and Keating Chambers, the leading Law Firm and Chambers operating in this area.
The construction sector is increasingly complex and challenging, as are the legal risks involved, making it imperative for you to keep up to date on recent case law and developments. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the latest legal insights and have the opportunity to put your questions to our expert speaker panel, enabling you to effectively manage risk in your organisation and remain compliant.
Insolvency in construction contracts – the Carillion effect
Carillion, Britain's second largest construction firm, entered insolvency together with several subsidiaries on Monday 15 January 2018 with debts of about £1.5bn. This session will explore the long-term effects of the Carillion collapse on how risk of termination of contract, corporate recovery and insolvency is managed in construction contracts.
Concurrent delays and extensions of time
This session will cover the latest decisions from the courts, looking at issues around concurrency and time being at large, as well as looking at some specific circumstances when making claims under the common standard forms of construction contract and any practical implications.
A focus on market trends
Attend this session to hear an update on the most recent market trends impacting the world of construction law, including an examination of the NBS Construction Contracts and Law report, a spotlight on constriction risk allocation and an analysis of the potential implications of Brexit.
Fair payment initiatives and retention
Benefit from an in-depth look at Government supported initiatives aimed at clamping down on poor payment practices in the construction supply chain. Explore alternatives to cash retention and their viability as well as other trends in payment security initiatives currently seen being utilised across the market.
Industry leading speakers include:
Matt Molloy, Director, MCMS Krista Lee, Barrister, Keating Chambers
Simon Taylor, Barrister, Keating Chambers
Anne-Marie Friel, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Simon Hargreaves QC, Keating Chambers
Tom Owen, Barrister, Keating Chambers
Shy Jackson, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Nigel Blundell, Partner, Pinsent Masons
Highlights of the conference include:
You’ve told us that networking is an important part of your conference experience. So, we’ve set aside times in the day to give you a chance to network with like-minded professionals, including your peers and our expert panel of speakers. One of these is a two-course hot lunch while you connect with colleagues old and new.
As part of our conference exhibition, sector-specific exhibitors will introduce the latest products and services to you to add value to your business.
Who is the event for?
This conference is aimed at anyone involved in building contracts (JCT, NEC and FIDIC) but for our purposes this is primarily the Quantity Surveyor although you will find attendees also span Building Surveying, Project Management and Dispute Resolution.
Only one discount available per booking. This cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer from RICS.