Code : 2021058
Event Name : Unravelling the philosophy of EOT clauses, the validity of LD clauses and the prevention principle
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr Eric Chung

Mr Eric Chung is a practising barrister specialised in construction law, a former chairman of QSD (97/98) and, prior to his legal practice, had been a construction contracts consultant and senior executive of two contracting groups of companies.
Event Date : 2021-05-31
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2021-05-28
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : QSD
Organizer : Quantity Surveying Division
Fee : HK$150 for members; HK$210 for non-members
Priority : HKIS members; first-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

The talk will discuss the following:

  1. the historical development of EOT clauses
  2. the conventional approach of courts to determining whether a LD clause is a penalty
  3. are notice provisions framed as conditions precedent penal clauses
  4. the possible implications of the recent decision of the U.K. Supreme Court in the case of Cavendish Square v Makdessi (2015) on the conventional approach to the determination of penalty clauses
  5. whether the prevention principle is an implied term or a principle of law
  6. the validity of EOT clauses that seek to make the contractor liable for LD in the case of concurrent delay
Remarks :

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

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Payment : HKD 150
Face-to-Face/Zoom : Please refer to the remarks