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What is so special about this event?

The fully-residential design allows you to spend more time with delegates and speakers, helping you to further digest your learning and to make new contacts. See latest agenda.

A unique learning experience

You'll get the opportunity to learn in a variety of formats – including in-depth presentations, interactive group discussions, practical case studies, timely debates and workshops.

Inclusive 4-day residential course!

Benefit from the cost savings of full-board accommodation, including all meals and evening social activities (quiz night, punting, BBQ, drinks reception, gala dinner).

And the benefits don't stop when you leave...

The comprehensive conference documentation makes a great reference tool for your office. And you'll gain your entire annual CPD hours in one go! See latest agenda.

Construction Law Summer School 2014 - join IBC Legal's market leading event

IBC Legal presents its interactive 4-day residential Construction Law Summer School to meet the demands of those working as legal advisors in today’s demanding construction climate.

This year’s programme is even more international than ever before, providing you more elements of comparative law to reflect the global nature of the construction industry and increasingly cross-border role of legal specialists.

Addressing the key legal issues and case studies articulated by the industry, this insightful forum will update you on the very latest developments and legal changes affecting the construction industry focusing on international initiatives, standards in best practice and legal trends.

Key areas of focus include:

  • NEC3
  • Termination & insolvency
  • Time & delay
  • Global claims & disputes
  • Dispute boards
  • International arbitration
  • EU procurement regime
  • Tendering liabilities
  • Civil code
  • ADR

Key speakers include:

  • Lindy A. Patterson QC, Partner, Dundas & Wilson 
  • Mark Roe, Head of International Arbitration, Pinsent Masons
  • Peter H J Chapman, Chartered Civil Engineer, Barrister, Construction Dispute Arbitrator and Adjudicator, Somersby House Chambers
  • Adrian Hughes QC, 39 Essex Street

Who should attend?

IBC’s thoroughly researched summer school is designed for lawyers and professionals in the construction law arena as well as officials from regulation authorities from across the globe. 

"An excellent opportunity to learn about the key issues affecting those in the international construction arena."
(A Young, HBJ Gateley Wareing)

Find out more on the latest agenda for the Construction Law Summer School 2014

"A fantastic networking opportunity to keep
abreast of global developments in the
intricate web of construction law."

(A Fairfax, Group Five Construction)

Speakers at the Construction Law Summer School 2014 include:

  • Sarah Hannaford QC, Keating Chambers
  • Anneliese Day QC, 4 New Square
  • Mark Roe, Pinsent Masons
  • Jane Davies Evans, Crown Office Chambers
  • Dr David Aldridge, ACUTUS
  • Rupert Choat, Atkin Chambers
  • Simon R Worley, FIDIC Sub-Contract Task Group
  • David Brown, Clyde & Co
  • Peter H J Chapman, Somersby House Chambers
  • Lindy A. Patterson QC, CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Dr Wolfgang Breyer, Breyer Rechtsanwälte
  • Jeremy Glover, Fenwick Elliott
  • Jonathan Cope, MCMS
  • Finola O’Farrell QC, Keating Chambers
  • Svend Poulsen, Atkins
  • Marc Frilet, Frilet – Société d’Avocats / GcilA
  • Colin Read, Pinsent Masons
  • Michael Sergeant, Holman Fenwick Willan
  • William Godwin, 3 Hare Court
  • Ben Mellors, Beale and Company Solicitors
  • Edward Corbett, Corbett & Co
  • Adrian Hughes QC,39 Essex Street
  • Paul Darling QC,Keating Chambers
  • Ellis Baker, White & Case
  • Faisal Attia, Al Tamimi & Company

Attend this Construction Law Residential Training Course to:

“I really enjoyed the summer school. There was a great mix of lectures and social events and some excellent speakers!”
(G Houghton, Mayer Brown)

  1. Analyse the hottest topics in international construction law

  2. Discuss practical solutions to prepare for problem areas

  3. Learn through a variety of formats such as in-depth presentations, interactive group discussions, interesting case studies, timely debates and a practical workshop

  4. Review crucial implications of recent developments in the construction sector   

  5. Keep up to date with the latest cases and their practical impact on your everyday work

  6. Obtain cutting-edge advice and insights on crucial legal incidents

  7. PLUS: Enjoy the cost-savings of full-board accommodation, including all meals, evening networking activities  (such as a quiz night, punting, gala dinner) and comprehensive conference documentation

 "A breadth of very relevant topics covered in an interesting and thought provoking manner. Highly recommend for project professionals."
(Nick Moss, Norsk Hydro ASA)

"Excellent course,
great speakers, good cross section of topics
relevant to construction industry."
(T Phillips, BPE Solicitors)

"Speakers were all great experts in their fields, practitioners rather than pure academics. Very
international audience. Delegates
with diverse backgrounds."

(Klaus Sauerbier, Outotec GmbH)


    "I would have never imagined learning so much in only 3 days. The highly experienced speakers, the top location and the variety of backgrounds of the delegates all contributed in making the event remarkably successful and in offering food for thought and insightful information for my everyday practice."
    Marco Zinzani
    Studio Legale Padovan

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