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International Construction Disputes 2016

4 - 5 October 2016

This original conference brings together leading experts in international construction disputes from some of the most reputable international construction law practices. These experts are joined by organisations such as FIDIC and ICC to brief you on the latest approaches to successfully handling disputes, claims, dispute boards, ADR, termination issues and much more besides. This exciting programme will be punctuated by practical interactive sessions & mock case scenarios, devised to bring the knowledge shared to life.

  • Gain a 360° understanding of the international construction disputes landscape & how to successfully navigate it
  • Learn through a number of practical sessions exploring realistic scenarios rather than just PowerPoint!
  • Hear from experienced in-house practitioners from GE, Strabag, Bouygues and many others
  • Get an in-depth understanding of Claims preparation and management from the best in the field
  • Explore FIDIC and ICC's approach to dispute boards
  • You'll be exposed to different and engaging formats such as case studies, on-stage interviews, role play & more
  • Acquire strategic knowledge of the construction disputes environment in hot spots such as the Middle East & Africa
  • Listen to leading head of construction practice in some of the most authoritative practices in the Uk and Europe 
  • Take home practical advice and comprehensive event
    documentation for future reference
  • Expand your network and meet international colleagues
     
  • Dispute Avoidance & Management - The Contract Drafting Stage
  • Civil Law and Common Law Approaches – The Great Divide?
  • FIDIC: The Project Management Approach
  • Case Studies: Lessons Learnt from the London & Rio Olympics
  • Claims Preparation & Management
  • ADR, Mediation & Conciliation
  • Expertise - The ICC Experience
  • Dispute Boards Under Variation Rules - Comparison of FIDIC and ICC
  • Managing Disputes and Effective Ways to Avoid Arbitration - The View from Industry

View the latest agenda

The conference will be punctuated with mock case sessions relating to the treatment of claims arising from the delayed approval of design work under a contract for the rehabilitation of a waste water treatment plant.

Attendees will be able to follow developments from an initial claims management meeting between the parties, to the pursuit of those claims as disputes in dispute board then arbitration proceedings.

Take a look at the Mock Case Scenario page now for more information.

Construction Disputes Experts Confirmed for 2016 Include:

Sir Rupert Jackson, Lord Justice of Appeal, ROYAL COURTS OF JUSTICE
Sir Rupert Jackson

Lord Justice of Appeal

ROYAL COURTS OF JUSTICE

Kai-Uwe Karl, Global Chief Litigation Counsel, GE RENEWABLE ENERGY
Kai-Uwe Karl

Global Chief Litigation Counsel

GE RENEWABLE ENERGY

François Dore, Risk Management Director, BOUYGUES BÂTIMENT INTERNATIONAL
François Dore

Risk Management Director

BOUYGUES BÂTIMENT INTERNATIONAL

Marko Denadic, Head of International Legal Department, STRABAG
Marko Denadic

Head of International Legal Department

STRABAG

David Brown, Partner, CLYDE & CO
David Brown

Partner

CLYDE & CO

Murray Armes, Managing Director, SENSE STUDIO LIMITED
Murray Armes

Managing Director

SENSE STUDIO LIMITED

Alina Leoveanu, Manager | Head of ICC YAF Europe and Russia Chapter International Centre for ADR, ICC
Alina Leoveanu

Manager | Head of ICC YAF Europe and Russia Chapter International Centre for ADR

ICC

Paul Cowan, Barrister, 4 NEW SQUARE
Paul Cowan

Barrister

4 NEW SQUARE

Adrian Bell, Partner, CMS CAMERON MCKENNA (United Kingdom)
Adrian Bell

Partner

CMS CAMERON MCKENNA (United Kingdom)

Siobhan Fahey, Member, FIDIC CONTRACTS COMMITTEE (Ireland)
Siobhan Fahey

Member

FIDIC CONTRACTS COMMITTEE (Ireland)

Jeremy Glover, Partner, FENWICK ELLIOTT
Jeremy Glover

Partner

FENWICK ELLIOTT

Nicholas Gould, Partner, FENWICK ELLIOTT
Nicholas Gould

Partner

FENWICK ELLIOTT

Leo Grutters, Adjudicator, FIDIC PRESIDENT'S LIST (Germany)
Leo Grutters

Adjudicator

FIDIC PRESIDENT'S LIST (Germany)

Frédéric Gillion, Partner, PINSENT MASONS
Frédéric Gillion

Partner

PINSENT MASONS

Mahmoud Abu Hussein, Procurement & Contracts Manager, DOLPHIN ENERGY (UAE)
Mahmoud Abu Hussein

Procurement & Contracts Manager

DOLPHIN ENERGY (UAE)

Dr Wolfgang Breyer, Partner, BREYER RECHTSANWALTE
Dr Wolfgang Breyer

Partner

BREYER RECHTSANWALTE

Paul Taggart, Construction Dispute Resolution Consultant & Member, FIDIC PRESIDENT'S LIST
Paul Taggart

Construction Dispute Resolution Consultant & Member

FIDIC PRESIDENT'S LIST

Michael Sergeant, Partner, HOLMAN FENWICK WILLAN
Michael Sergeant

Partner

HOLMAN FENWICK WILLAN

Michael Conrad, Legal Director, CLYDE & CO
Michael Conrad

Legal Director

CLYDE & CO

Take a look at the speaker line-up.

As an attorney qualified abroad, I found the event outstanding in terms of quality and networking opportunities. Undoubtedly one of the most complete and interesting events I’ve attended”

g. galdino,

 Baker & McKenzie

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