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Following the regional AGM, Vince Courtney is to continue as chair, with Dan Hutton taking on the role of secretary.  Thanks go to Claire Watkins for her excellent work as secretary.

Calendar of Events and Seminars 2017/18
Watson Burton / CECA Early Morning Legal Briefings
Please note these seminars are relevant to clients, contractors and sub-contractors alike. In particular, where reference to contracting is made in the titles, it includes sub-contracting.

Who should attend?
Commercial Directors, Commercial Managers, Contract Managers, Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Programmers, In-house Legal.
All Breakfast Seminars will take place at the Durham County Cricket Club commencing 8.00am – 9.30am
To register for any of the following events please email :
23rd January 2018
NEC Case Law – How the Courts have interpreted NEC and how you can use this to your advantage • Information to follow
20th February 2018
Weather and unforeseen site conditions under NEC and JCT
To include:
• Who takes responsibility • How to get paid • How to get additional time.
20th March 2018
Construction Case Law Update
To include:
• Update on the case law over the last couple of years following on from the amendments to the Construction Act under the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act • Case law on Payment Notices and Pay Less Notices • Case law on Service and Time Limits • Case law on “smash and grab” adjudication.
17th April 2018
Avoiding Disputes and Getting Paid Instead
To include:
• Taking measures to protect yourself • Effective negotiation • “Smash and Grab” Adjudications
22nd May 2018
NEC4 – 12 Months On

Events & Seminars for Northern Counties

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Institution of Civil Engineers

ICES members are invited to attend events arranged by the Institution of Civil Engineers: Visit to find events in your region.

Construction Industry Council North East

ICES members are invited to attend events arranged by the CIC North East: Visit to find events in your region.