Seminars and Conferences

2017

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

 

 

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