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Termination of construction contracts – how to survive?

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23 September 2021 12:30 - 13:30 BST
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Please join this CIOB event, with HKA speaking alongside Mills & Reeve LLP

The session will cover the characteristics of contractual termination and common law repudiation, and the differences between them.
The speakers will investigate some of the current standard forms of construction contracts and how they deal with termination. Experts in the fields of quantum and delay will review the consequences of termination from a financial side including programme / schedule. 

The session will also discuss:

  • the Court’s current approach for dealing with Liquidated Damages following termination
  • the common issues and pitfalls associated with termination
  • practical tips and methods for preparing and dealing with termination claims, including typical heads of claim and key considerations. 

Event Fees: This event is free to all members of the CIOB, or HKA staff and partners. Non-members will be charged £10.00.

Speakers:

Rhiann Storey, Director, HKA

Rhiann is a Director at HKA. She is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and holds a Master of Laws degree in dispute resolution. Her background includes work for a variety of markets, projects clients including main contractors and sub-contractors in the UK and Australia. Her dual qualifications give her a solid base from which to provide a range of services to clients, with a focus on dispute resolution services. As a practising member of the Academy of experts, Rhiann has been instructed as quantum expert on several occasions and provided quantum and entitlement assessments for claims and independent expert reports for adjudication, arbitration and litigation proceedings. Rhiann has also had several adjudication decisions published.

Andrew White (FCIOB), Partner, HKA

Andrew is a Partner at HKA with over 35 years of experience across various construction sectors in the UK and the Middle East. He has an MSc in Construction Law and is a full practising member of the Academy of Experts and a Qualified Dispute Resolver (Expert Determiner). Andrew specialises in delay analysis, preparation and defence of claim submissions, assessments of EOT and programme feasibility and advice on project time controls. He is regularly appointed as an expert and has given evidence in delay and associated construction management matters. Andrew is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and Chartered Construction Manager and has significant experience working for main contractors in various roles, responsible for the delivery of projects from tender to completion.’ 

Martino Giaquinto (FCIArb), Partner, Mills & Reeve LLP

Martino is a Partner at Mills & Reeve LLP, a leading UK law firm and named law firm of the year in 2019. Martino is head of his firm’s specialist contentious construction and energy practice. Martino is an acclaimed and experienced construction law practitioner who acts for and against major players across the construction industry in a range of domestic and international claims (via litigation, arbitration, adjudication and mediation). Martino has previously won The Legal 500 UK award for outstanding individual in his field and is described as “an extremely smart and sharp man who always provides sound advice relative to the needs of the client”. Martino is a solicitor-advocate, holds a First in law and an honorary Doctor in Laws degree.

Event Details
Date & Time
23 September 2021 12:30 - 13:30 BST
Venue

Webinar

Book Now