Code : 2023091
Event Name : [Hybrid] Claims arising from COVID
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Jessica Chan is a senior consultant with Charlton Martin with a focus on contractual claims and dispute resolution. She is a qualified quantity surveyor, and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (HKIS, RICS, CIArb) with over 10 years of post-qualification experience in the construction industry. Her work spans across a number of high-profile projects in various sectors. She is also experienced in quantum expert works for arbitration and litigation proceedings.

Leo Wong, admitted as a solicitor in 2013, is a Senior Associate of the Construction Department of Deacons. He specialises in dispute resolution with a particular emphasis on construction. He has wide experience in handling different types of claims from contractors and consultants arising from private and public construction projects. He advises on non-contentious construction related matters from time to time such as tender documents, works contracts, consultancy agreements, fitting-out contracts, performance bonds, etc.
Event Date : 2023-06-14
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2023-06-07
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : 1) Surveyors Learning Centre, Room 1207, 12/F, Wing On Centre, 111 Connaught Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong 2) By online media - ZOOM
Division : QSD
Organizer : The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Quantity Surveying Division) and Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
Fee : HK$150 for HKIS and HKICM members; HK$210 for non-members
Priority : HKIS and HKICM members; first-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

Development Bureau announced on 14 March 2022 its decision to flexibly handle requests from contractors for an extension of time due to the impact of the fifth wave of the COVID-19 epidemic, for up to a maximum period of six months. The burden of proof was still on how the contractors demonstrated the impact on the construction works arising from COVID-19 epidemic.


COVID-19 epidemic caused a significant impact on the construction industry. The speakers, Jessica Chan and Leo Wong, are going to deliver a seminar on


Types of claims arising from COVID that are commonly raised by contractors


The difference in the nature of those claims


Relevant standard form provisions that may allow such claims


Liability assessment


Quantum assessment


Q & A session

Remarks :

*For Face-to-Face:

  • Prior online registration is required. Walk-in registration will not be entertained.
  • Eating and drinking is not allowed at the Surveyors Learning Centre.

*For ZOOM: The event will be conducted online via ZOOM. Upon successful registration, the ZOOM link for joining the CPD event will be available in the CPD/PQSL profile under the "Member Area" of the HKIS website.

On-line registration is not applicable for non-HKIS members. To register, please complete the CPD registration form ( and return with payment to the HKIS Secretariat.

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Payment : HKD 150
Face-to-Face/Zoom :