News, Seminars & Conferences

2017

 

17 March 2017

Legal Wise Seminars
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION LAW
CONFERENCE - AUCKLAND

Time: 9.00am to 5.15pm
Venue: Stamford Auckland
Attend and Earn 7 CPD Hours

 

Session 1: Changes and Reforms

Chair: Adina Thorn, Principal, Adina Thorn Lawyers
 

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015: Current Issues Affecting the Construction Sector

By Kylie Dunn, Partner and Employment Law Specialist, Russell McVeagh
 

Construction Contracts Act 2002: Retention Money 'On Trust'

The implications for principals, contractors and subcontractors alike relating to the new trust regime governing how retention money is to be held throughout a construction project.
By Janine Stewart, Partner, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
 

Managing Insolvency Risk in the Construction Sector

By Karen Overend, Principal, Overend & Associates
 

The New Building (Earthquake-Prone Buildings) Amendment Act

By Anton Trixl, Senior Associate, Anderson Lloyd
 

Session 2: Managing Risk and Disputes in Construction

Chair: Helen Macfarlane, Special Counsel, Hesketh Henry
 

HEAR FROM THE BUILDING DISPUTES TRIBUNAL: Updates on Recent Developments

John Green, Director, Building Disputes Tribunal; Chartered Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator will guide you through the latest developments that are affecting the building and construction sector.
By John Green, Director, Building Disputes Tribunal; Chartered Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator

Insurance Issues in Construction

By Christina Bryant, Partner, Hesketh Henry
 

Subcontractor Issues

By Hamish Bolland, Senior Associate, Chapman Tripp
 

Effective Dispute Resolution in Construction Law

By Polly Pope, Partner and Marika Eastwick-Field, Senior Associate, Russell McVeagh
 

Click here for more information.

 
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3 MARCH 2017

Legal Wise Seminars

EDUCATION LAW CONFERENCE - WELLINGTON
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION LAW CONFERENCE - WELLINGTON    


SESSION 1:  CHANGES AND REFORMS   9.00AM - 1.15PM 

Chair: John Green, Director, Building Disputes Tribunal; Chartered Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Mediator
 

Construction Contracts Act 2002 Critical Update: Retentions 

Presented by Brian Clayton, Partner and Hamish Bolland, Special Counsel, Chapman Tripp.
 

Managing Insolvency Risk in the Construction Sector

Presented by Karen Overend, Principal, Overend & Associates
 

Health and Safety at Work Act: Where are we 12 Months on?

Presented by Johanna Drayton, Partner, Dyhrberg Drayton Employment Law
 

Case Law Update: The Biggest Cases and What’s on the Horizon

Presented by Helen Brown, Special Counsel and Arie Moore, Senior Associate, Kensington Swan
 

SESSION 2: CONSTRUCTION RISKS AND DISPUTES  2.00PM - 5.15PM 
HEAR FROM THE BUILDING DISPUTES TRIBUNAL


Updates on Recent Developments

John Green, Director, Building Disputes Tribunal will guide you through the latest developments that are affecting the building and construction sector.
 

Insurance Issues in Construction  

Presented by Aaron Sherriff, Partner, Duncan Cotterill
 

And more...


Click here for more information on how to register.
 


2016

 

October 2016

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CONSTRUCTION DISPUTE & CONFLICT RESOLUTION WORKSHOP

AucklandBuild Expo 2016 - 16 Nov - ASB Showgrounds


John Green will be presenting at 1 pm on 16 November 2016 on a workshop on construction dispute and conflict resolution at the Auckland Build Expo 2016.

Topics

  • The type of disputes that arise in the industry
  • How to prevent these disputes from occurring
  • What different methods are available to resolve any disputes that may arise
  • Points to consider regarding disputes when negotiating contracts

Venue:  Auckland Build Expo 2016, ASB Showgrounds, Workshop Area 02.
Date:  16 November 2016  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

To attend visit Auckland Build Expo website.

 



October 2016

 

CONSTRUCTIONS CONTRACTS ACT: Amendment Bill to Retentions Regime Section


Parliament, in introducing the Regulatory Systems (Commercial Matters) Amendment Bill this week, has now sought to clarify that the new retentions regime provided for in the Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015 (due to come into force on 31 March 2017) will only apply to contracts entered into or renewed on or after 31 March 2017, unless the parties agree.

Read More: Amendment Bill to Retentions Regime Section - Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015
 

 

An Authorised Nominating Authority
under section 65 of the Construction Contracts Act 2002