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Preparing and Defending Loss and Expense Claims

Event code: 77029


Against a backdrop of economic uncertainties, many on-going projects run the risk of going into disputes, claims, delay and disruption.“Loss and Expense” claim is one of the costclaims that are likely to be encountered by contracting parties of a construction project.

At the end of the workshop, participants would
• be equipped with the necessary knowledge to manage Loss and Expense claims;
• be able to recognize the “do’s and don’ts” in the claiming process;
• acquire knowledge of legal and technical aspects of claims from experts

Presentation of a case study on Loss & Expense claims
Discussion on legal and technical aspects arising from the case study
• recognizing the concerned stakeholders
• distinguishing and discussing key dispute areas
• identifying and discussing possible claim areas
Practice on preparing and defending Loss and Expense claims
• drafting and reviewing notice of claims
Final review of the case study
• other forms of contract
• Security of Payment Act

Mr Christopher Chuah is a Partner with Wong partnership LLP, specialising in the area of construction disputes, in both litigation and arbitration. He is also a legal advisor to the Singapore Contractors Association Limited (“SCAL”), as well as a member of the Committee for International Construction and Building Contracts.
He is a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, as well as the Chartered Institute of Building. He has also been appointed to the Singapore International Arbitration Centre’s Main Panel of Arbitrators. He is recently appointed as a Member of the Construction Adjudicator Accreditation Committee which was formed by the Singapore Mediation Centre to assist with the training and accreditation of adjudicators.

Dr Anand Jude Anthony is currently Director with DGA International Experts Limited, Singapore Branch. He has over 27 years PQE experience in the construction and engineering industries.
He holds several academic qualifications including, a NUS Bachelor of Civil Engineering, NTU Master of Science in International Construction Management,University of London Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a University of London Master of Laws in Commercial & Corporate Law. He testifies regularly as Delay Expert and Quantum Expe(Cost Engineer) at the Singapore High Court, Singapore Mediation Centre for Adjudication cases, Singapore Arbitration matters as well as international Commercial Arbitration disputes.

Target Audience
The workshop will benefit all stakeholders in the construction industry who are involved or will be involved in administering construction contracts. Specific target audience will be architects, project directors & managers, contract managers & administrators and builders.

PEB: Pending
BOA-SIA: 4 CPD Points

29th Run: 5 Sep 2019
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue: BCA Academy
Fee (incl of GST): S$445.00
Refreshments will be provided.


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