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Probyn Miers Architects Seminar
Event Date 13/11/2012
Location London 
Country United Kingdom 
Description Practical Legal Update – Specialist design responsibility and Extensions of time

Date: Tuesday 13th November 2012 / Time: 18.00 – 20.00
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, EC4V 6DB

This evening event will provide a practical update on 2 areas of practice which regularly cause difficulty for construction professionals, contractors, architects, surveyors and engineers, in respect of the responsibility for specialist design and extensions of time. The event will also look at issues of total cost claims and confidentiality of advice from claims consultants. The evening will focus around the recent judgment in the Technology Construction Court in the case of Walter Lilly v Mackay.

Seminar Presenters

Anneliese Day QC

Anneliese was joint Leading Counsel in the Walter Lilly v Mackay case on behalf of Walter Lilly. Anneliese will provide a practical update on the law in the principal areas arising from the recent judgment of Mr Justice Akenhead, of particular importance to contractors and design teams.

Bart Kavanagh

Bart has extensive experience as an architect on major construction projects from both the consultants’ and the contractors’ positions. He also specialises in Construction Law. Bart will speak on the practical application of the Walter Lilly judgment in relation to how contractors and design teams should manage reasonably the process of specialist design.

Christopher Miers

Christopher is Managing Director of Probyn Miers and is an architect and arbitrator specialising in Dispute Resolution. Christopher will explain the effect of the Walter Lilly judgment on the principles to be applied for the award of extensions of time where there is concurrent delay by both contractor and employer /design team.

Contact the Probyn Miers events team on 020 75 83 2244 or email 

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