Saturday, September 26 2020 0:21:30

CPD by Others
Code : 2017040
Event Name : QSD Legal & Contract Series 2017 (2): “Be Prepared”: Hong Kong’s Security of Payment Legislation
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr. Kieran Sean Flynn, Director, Navigant
LLM (Distinction), BSc (Hons), PGCert (Arbitration), PGDip (Construction Law & Arbitration), MRICS, MCIArb

Kieran has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, including 10 years at senior management level in major contracting organisations. A Chartered Quantity Surveyor by profession, with an LLM (with Distinction) in Construction Law and Arbitration, Kieran has worked for both contracting companies and construction consultants providing a range of services from commercial and contract management, advice and strategies; claims management, including preparation and defence; arbitration support; security of payments adjudications; and quantum expert witness support.

Kieran’s experience has been gained in civils, infrastructure, rail and building works (Hong Kong & Malaysia), mining processes and power plants (Australia), and oil and gas/petro-chemical (Malaysia, Singapore & Middle East) all under a variety of contract forms and arrangements.

Kieran has extensive experience in the provision of contractual advice, the preparation, assessment and negotiation of contractual claims and dispute resolution procedures in arbitration and litigation and is also a Chartered Arbitrator.
Event Date : 25/04/2017
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (Registration and networking time: from 6:30 pm)
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Closing Date : Please refer to "Remarks"
Fee : HK$120 for members of HKIS; HK$180 for non-members (HK$30 walk-in surcharge on all prices listed); Free of charge for student members studying full time (subject to availability)
Priority : QSD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

In seeking to address long standing payment and cash flow issues within the local construction industry, the Government of Hong Kong SAR will imminently be introducing a legislation addressing security of payments within the industry. The legislation will affect ALL parties actively engaged in construction activities in Hong Kong, including Employers, Main Contractors, Sub-Contractors and consultants. When introduced, the legislation will be immediately enforceable and beware those who are not prepared!


Presentation Outline



What Is It?


History | Payment & Cash Flow problems in Hong Kong Construction Industry.






Applicable Activities & Scopes of Works | Which Parties




Payment Provisions


Express Payment Provisions of Legislation | Transparency & Fairness of Provisions




Adjudication Process For Payment Disputes


Adjudication Procedure | Effect of Adjudication Decision




How Affects You?


Which Parties affected | Actions Required