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Resolving Disputes in Construction Projects – A Legal and Practical Approach - 20th October 2015

In the daily operations of a construction project, it is common to encounter difficult situations leading to different parties expressing conflicting views. When disputes arise, how should they be better managed?

This course is developed to provide practising engineers and their employers with the fundamental understanding of dispute resolution, common types of disputes, parties involved in disputes, legal principles of dispute resolution, methods of dispute resolution, and access to dispute resolution professionals, so that time and costs can be saved when disputes arise. During the course, participants will be given practical examples and a walk-through of actual cases to enhance better understanding of the concepts and principles.

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will learn:

  1. Why disputes so frequently arise in construction projects?
  1. Common types of disputes

(1)     Money

(2)     Time

  1. Parties involved in disputes
  2. Legal principles commonly encountered and illustrative case

(1)     Interpretation of terms of the contract

(2)     Quantum merit

(3)     Prevention principle/time at large

(4)     Wrongful termination of contract

(5)     Waiver and estoppel

  1. Methods commonly used for resolving disputes

(1)     Direct negotiation

(2)     Mediation

(3)     Adjudication

(4)     Arbitration

(5)     Expert determination

  1. Access to various dispute resolution professionals

(1)     Listed candidates of professional bodies

(2)     HKIAC


Instructor: Mr. Harrison Cheung, Barrister-at-law and Registered Professional Engineer, and Mr. Vincent Li, Barrister-at-law and Registered Professional Engineer


Language: Cantonese (with technical terms in English)


Date: 20th October 2015 (Tuesday), 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Venue: Crystal Ballroom, 2nd Floor, The Cityview (城景國際), 23 Waterloo Road, Yaumatei, Kowloon (formerly Y.M.C.A. International House, next to Kwong Wah Hospital, MTR Yau Ma Tei Station Exit 2A)


Cost: $1,580 (include morning coffee, coffee breaks, buffet lunch, course notes and attendance certificate)


Early bird discount: $1,450 for registration completed on or before 6th October 2015


Registration:  (1) Fill in the reply slip; (2) make a deposit or direct transfer to "Advanced Technovation Limited" at HSBC Account No. 400-304267-001; and (3) email the completed reply slip with the deposit slip or direct transfer receipt to adv.technovation@gmail.com or info@adv-technovation.com


Questions: Please contact Miss Luk at 91208024, adv.technovation@gmail.com or info@adv-technovation.com.

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