Tuesday, October 20 2020 17:22:56

CPD by Others
Code : 2018102
Event Name : Construction disputes and resolving them
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr. Peter Scott Caldwell

Peter Scott Caldwell is listed in Who’s Who Legal as one of the world leaders in the fields of construction, arbitration and mediation.

He is a Chartered Civil Engineer and before taking up his present career in dispute resolution practiced as a project manager of major construction projects.

Peter has lived in Hong Kong for over 40 years and has been involved with construction projects in many developing and developed countries in Asia, Europe the MENA region and in Africa.
Event Date : 18/05/2018
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; 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 :

Mr Caldwell will review the following in the talk:

  • Forms of construction contract and the dispute resolution mechanisms they include.
  • Common causes of construction disputes
  • Dispute resolution alternatives:

            o    The Engineer or Architect as dispute resolver

            o    Mediation and conciliation

            o    The Dispute Resolution Advisor

            o    Dispute Boards

            o    Adjudication

            o    Early neutral evaluation

            o    Expert determination

            o    Arbitration

            o    Litigation

  • Some thoughts on dispute avoidance and on saving cost in resolving disputes
Remark :