Event

Pinsent Masons and Keating Chambers co-hosted a two-day conference in Johannesburg discussing construction law issues in an African context. 

 

Day 1


1. Welcome Address

Richard Laudy
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2. Keynote

Michael Kuper
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3. Decisions in Global Construction Cases 2018-2019

David Thomas QC
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4. Concurrent Dela

Dawid Welgemoed
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5. Limiting Liability

Sarah Williams
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6. What is the impact of a fitness for purpose obligation in a design and build contract?

Paul Buckingham
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7. An international perspective on key trends in construction law and dispute resolution

Neal Morris
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8. The South African International Arbitration Act 

Prof David Butler
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9. African international arbitration? What is needed to shift the dial?

Panel discussion with Prof David Butler, Pat Lane, Shane Voigt, Dawid Welgemoed and Abdul Jinadu to facilitate
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10. Effective use of Dispute Boards 

Murray Armes
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Day 2


1. Welcome Address

Marcus Taverner
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2. Whose risk is it anyway? (An analysis of the market approach to typical risk mitigation provisions)

Jurg Van Dyk
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3. The new JBCC - The good, The bad and the downright ugly 

Bavesh Pillay and Themba Chauke 
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4. FIDIC 2017: A breath of fresh air or not quite the NEC? 

Rob Morson
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5. FIDIC's New Emerald Book - Going Underground Successfully? 

Charles Blamire-Brown and Rob Morson
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6. FIDIC 2017 (Dispute Avoidance/Adjudication Boards - how effective is the "avoidance"?) 

Chloé de Jager 
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7. Claims for time and costs: the prospective-retrospective debate 

Johan Beyers
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8. Termination of commercial contracts (including SA cases and projects) 

Matt Finn
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9. NEC 4 (The disallowed costs regime in the NEC and how to avoid their application)

Tom King
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10. Can mediation be a cost effective solution for the resolution of construction disputes in South Africa?

Panel discussion with Johan Beyers, Neal Morris, Shane Voigt and Abdul Jinadu to facilitate
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Speakers

Abdul Jinadu

Barrister at Keating Chambers

Chloé de Jager

Associate at Pinsent Masons

David Thomas QC

Barrister at Keating Chambers

Dawid Welgemoed

Barrister at Keating Chambers

Johan Beyers

Barrister at Keating Chambers

Marcus Taverner QC

Barrister at Keating Chambers

Matthew Finn

Barrister at Keating Chambers

Michael Kuper SC

Chairman at Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa & China-Africa Joint Arbitration Centre, Johannesburg

Murray Armes

Founder at Sense Studio

Paul Buckingham

Barrister at Keating Chambers

Prof David Butler

Professor Emeritus at Stellenbosch University

Sarah Williams

Barrister at Keating Chambers

Themba Chauke

Associate at Pinsent Masons