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Awarding Extensions of Time

Date: Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018, 18:00 - 20:00 Location: Jurys Inn Hotel, Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK9 2HP Member cost: £0.00 (including VAT) Non-member cost: £0.00 (including VAT)

Bart Kavanagh

speaking on the subject:

‘Awarding Extensions of Time’

 A Practical Guide to the Law & Practice

 Architects and Surveyors are required by standard forms of contract to determine a contractor’s entitlement to extensions of time, a task for which virtually no training is provided.  This seminar will consider:-

·                     What the JCT forms of contract actually say on Extensions of Time

·                     Requirements under NEC forms

·                     Case Law regarding Extensions of Time

·                     Does the Contractor have to apply for an extension?

·                     Is there a contractual duty on the contractor to prepare a programme and to update it?

·                     Record keeping and note taking – the need for a CA to note progress.

·                     Recording causes of delay and checking contractors’ progress reports

·                     How to ascertainment the effect of relevant events

·                     How an Adjudicator might approach an extension of time dispute

Bart is a Chartered Architect with more than 35 years’ experience in the construction industry in the UK and internationally. He is also a Barrister (non-practicing).  As an expert witness Bart has been appointed as a named expert, involving claims valued at between £50,000 and £500M. He has been cross examined on his expert evidence, and participated in witness conferencing, at an ICC Arbitration involving a claim valued at approximately £500M.
Before joining Probyn Miers, Bart held senior positions at several prominent UK and US architectural firms, and was a design manager for a major UK construction and civil engineering contractor.