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      January 17, 2019

      Thursday   7:00 PM

      10 Marina Boulevard #16-04 , Marina Bay Financial Centre Tower 2
      Singapore, Singapore

      CPD Seminar: Defects and Design Liability: Whose Responsibility? (Singapore)

      Overview An understanding of construction law and practice is essential to the effective management of risks and liabilities in construction projects. Defects and design liability is an issue that typically and frequently arises in construction projects. Drawing lessons learnt from real-life case studies, this seminar will impart practical tips and legal insights on recent legal developments concerning issues relating to defects and design liability, including: Factors a Court may consider in determining whether a contract is a design and build contract, and the practical pitfalls to avoid when drafting a design and build contract; Practical implications of a contract being a design and build contract; Practical differences between actions in contract and tort which employers should consider before deciding on a cause of action against a contractor; Scope and extent of the independent contractor defence and its practical implications for employers, contractors and consultants. About the speakers Kelvin Kek, Partner, Allen & Gledhill Kelvin is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and part of the Construction & Engineering practice group. Kelvin’s practice encompasses construction disputes, both in litigation and international arbitration. He has acted as counsel in a broad range of matters for multinational corporations, statutory bodies, private and publicly-listed entities. Notably, Kelvin has acted for several publicly-listed developers and owners in various disputes over the construction and design of commercial and private developments in Singapore. He has also advised a number of Singaporean statutory boards on a variety of claims against contractors and sub-contractors, including claims relating to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B).

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