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 Recorded Webinar: The Role of Force Majeure and Frustration Clauses in Construction Contracts (NSW)

Date: Tuesday 8th December 2020
Duration: 1 Hour

 ABOUT THE WEBINAR

The current climate has brought into sharp focus the importance of force majeure and frustration clauses in construction contracts. This session looks at the main issues and includes:

  • Force majeure and frustration clauses in construction contracts – an overview
  • The relative effect of a force majeure and frustration clause in same contract
  • The nature of extent of relief for a force majeure event – is time and cost covered?
  • Does Covid-19 provide grounds for either force majeure or frustration?
  • Drafting a bespoke force majeure clause – tips and hazards
  • Best practice guidance on drafting a bullet proof frustration clause
  • So you are entitled to relief under a force majeure clause – what next?
  • How force majeure and frustration clauses interact with other parts of contract
 PRESENTER
Recorded Webinars,Property Law,Recorded Webinar: The Role of Force Majeure and Frustration Clauses in Construction Contracts (NSW) Scott Alden, Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, Sydney

Scott advises private and public sector clients on major projects. He acts for owners, contractors and bidders in relation to all aspects of a project including advising on procurement and contracting methodologies and approaches to market, documenting the procurement process, drafting and negotiating the contract and also acting as probity advisor. Scott has specific expertise in government infrastructure projects, general contractual and legislative advice and the tendering process (at all levels of government).

Scott is highly regarded in the sectors of water, social housing, ports and transport, government, and information technology requirements.

Scott regularly speaks at conferences on new forms of project delivery and also is a regular contributor to journal articles on relevant topics.

 WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This webinar is suitable for NSW construction lawyers. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

CPD:  1 CPD unit/point - substantive law.

 ENQUIRIES/ASSISTANCE
If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: [email protected]



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Product Code: ZBJDEC20
 Price:  $198.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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