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Public Sector & Inhouse Lawyers Members Event

Public Sector & Inhouse Lawyers Members Event

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About the session:

Construction projects are risky business. Parties often find themselves entangled in disputes about delays, cost blow-outs or defective work. Most disputes are complex, time consuming and costly. In-house lawyers and project managers play a pivotal role in managing these risks. Careful drafting, negotiation and administration of construction contracts can make all the difference. In this presentation, CCK Lawyers will draw on their industry experience to provide a practical guide for in-house lawyers and project managers on: 

1. Identifying risks in construction contracts and choosing the right contract model to manage the risks.

2. Understanding key terms usually found in construction contracts.

3. Issuing and responding to Requests for Tender.

4. Administering construction contracts to avoid disputes. 

About the presenters

Adam Rosser is a partner at CCK Lawyers and leads the firm’s construction and engineering practice.  He has extensive experience preparing construction contracts, as well as reviewing the contractual aspects of large tenders for national and multinational companies.  He has been involved in some of Australia’s most complex construction litigation.  

John Vozzo is a senior associate at CCK Lawyers.  John has extensive experience in construction and engineering disputes.  He also regularly advises on tenders and negotiations for complex building projects.  Before joining CCK Lawyers, John was the legal practice director of MBA SA Legal, a law firm associated with the Master Builders Association.

Jonathan Davies is an associate at CCK Lawyers.  Jonathan is experienced in commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, with a particular focus on construction and engineering disputes.  Jonathan regularly assists clients in relation to tenders and contracts for construction and engineering projects. 

20/06/2019 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Law Society of South Australia Level 10, 178 North Terrace ADELAIDE
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