International Conference on Construction Law & Dispute Resolution, November 25-26. Full details in this flyer.
A Summary Report of the Final Results of a research project conducted by The Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, King’s College London and The Technology and Construction Court, is now available for download.
RICS Dispute Resolution Services are working in collaboration with BPP Professional Department tutors to deliver a high quality training course. Full details in this flyer. See also information about a Diploma in Adjudication in the Construction Industry.
Society Chairman Nicholas Gould has a message for members.
David Richbell’s “Mediation of Construction Disputes”, is an excellent, practical and up-to- date guide to mediation in the construction industry.
The Construction Dispute Resolution in Glasgow needs help with a survey on trends in adjudication.
The First Revision of the Second Edition of the Technology and Construction Court Guide came into effect on October 1st. The Explanatory Note on page 2 summarises the changes that have been made. Download the Guide
On the 22nd February, the London Region assembled a top class panel from the world of adjudication for our “Myths and Legends of Adjudication” event. We managed to get representatives from the life cycle of an adjudication: representing the users, we had Alastair Easton of Skanska UK, for the lawyers we had Adam Constable of Keating Chambers, for the nominating bodies we had Martin Burns of the RICS Dispute Resolution Service and for the adjudicators, Franco Mastrandrea of Northcroft Management Services.
The above meeting took place as planned and was attended by approximately 25 people. The make of the audience comprising representative of the main ANB’s, adjudicators, adjudication users such as contractors, solicitors/barristers, quantity surveyors and claim consultants. The meeting was chaired by Peter Fenn from Umist supported by Michael O’Shea a solicitor from Masons and Martin Burns from RICS. The following agenda was followed:
Welcome and introduction
The role of the ANB’s
Comment and Questions for the floor