Code : 2020099
Event Name : NEC4 – Old wine in new bottles?
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Sr Phyllis So

Phyllis started her career as a quantity surveyor before being admitted to practice as a lawyer in 2000. She is a Chartered Arbitrator and a member of the list of arbitrators maintained by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre and the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors jointly with the Hong Kong Institute of Architects. Phyllis is also an accredited mediator on the lists respectively maintained by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Law Society of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors/Hong Kong Institute of Architects. She was a member of the Advisory Committee on Water Resources and Quality of Water Supplies and a member of the Appeal Board Panel (Town Planning). She is a chairman of the Appeal Tribunal Panel (Buildings). She is now a legal advisor of MTR Corporation Limited.
Event Date : 2020-08-04
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : HKIS QSD
Organizer : The Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM) and The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Quantity Surveying Division) ((HKIS(QSD))
Fee : HK$150 for HKIA, HKICM and HKIS members; HK$210 for non-members
Priority : HKIA, HKICM and HKIS members; First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

NEC are said to have special qualities which bring benefits to all uses, not the least of those qualities being the NEC’s opening requirements of mutual trust and cooperation.  In this seminar, Phyllis will review some of the contractual requirements of the main contract of the NEC4 suite of contracts with a view of assisting participants to form their own views as to whether these clauses set NEC4 on a different plane from other standard forms.  This seminar will cover :-

  1. Background to the NEC
  2. Changes from NEC3 to NEC4
  3. General core clauses
  4. Time, payments etc and compensation event schemes
  5. Dispute avoidance and resolution
Remarks :

The event will be conducted online via ZOOM. Successful registrants will be notified separately via email with the web link and password in due course to the online event .

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Payment : HKD 150