Construction Contract Claims Essentials (Live Webinar)

04 December 2020 (Fri)

Time
0930 –1700

Fee
HK$1,500

Venue
Online training logistics will be provided to individual participants when successfully registered

Language
Cantonese supplemented with English materials

Disputes and claims are common in the Hong Kong Construction industry and it requires professional knowledge to deal with. In this workshop, key elements of legal aspects of construction contract claims will be highlighted and explained. Case studies will also be used to demonstrate those areas that professionals in this area have to be alert to. Through an interactive approach, this workshop will involve demonstration, discussion and case studies that enabling participants to grasp necessary knowledge and skills to deal with the situations in their daily work.

Content

  • Construction Law and Construction Contract
  • Construction Contract Claims
  • Limitation of Liability
  • Allocation of Unforeseeable and Uncontrollable Risk
  • Contract Administration
  • Time-related Issues
  • Quantification of Claims
  • Statutory Defects Liability
  • Performance Responsibility: Reasonable Skill and Care Versus Fitness for Purpose
  • Delay and Disruption, Variations
  • Contractor’s Claims Management
  • Employer’s Claims Management
  • Lapse of Claims
  • Claims for Extension of Time (EOT)
  • Claims for Additional Payment
  • Claims Resulting from Governing Law
  • Claim Management Implementation
  • Avoidance, Resolution and Settlement of Disputes
  • Case Studies

Trainer

Mr. Harrison CHEUNG
Barrister-at-Law, Chartered Engineer
Arbitrator, HKIAC Mediator and Dispute Resolution Advisor

Harrison is a practicing barrister, a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is also an HKIAC accredited mediator and is on the Panel List of Mediators and Arbitrators of the Hong Kong Bar Association.

Harrison is a seasoned speaker who has been co-operating with local universities (HKU, PolyU, CityU SCOPE, etc.) in recent years and teaching courses of various legal topics. With more than 20 years experience in the construction industry, Harrison is dedicated to designing and teaching courses tailor-made to the construction industry for both in-house training and public courses, feedback is very positive from participants. Since July 2012, there are more than 3,000 participants who joined the courses, who are management staffs, government officials and professionals from different disciplines.