Webinar: Revealing NEC4

5 April 2017

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The next evolution of NEC Contracts – NEC4 – has been announced, and the contracts will be available from 22 June 2017.

This webinar is a first introduction to the new suite of contracts: it will answer the why and how NEC4 was developed, and it will guide NEC users through the new suite.

After 12 successful years, NEC3’s successor has arrived.  NEC4 is an improvement on NEC3, and it will keep on fostering  a collaborative approach to procurement and excellence in project delivery.

The full suite has been revised and updated, and two new contracts have been added to answer market’s demands and industry’s developments.
Join our webinar and discover:
  • Why NEC4 was developed
  • How NEC4 is an improvement on NEC3
  • Key changes and key features of NEC4
  • The new contracts in the suite: NEC4 Design, Build and Operate Contract (DBO) and the consultative NEC4 Alliance Contract (ALC)

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Ian Heaphy - NEC Consultant and member of the NEC4 Contract Board

Ian Heaphy is a member of the NEC4 Contract Board and has been highly involved in the drafting and development of the NEC4 suite.

He has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry, including aviation, oil & gas, rail, water, highways and building. He has worked with clients across the UK, Middle East, Far East and North America including government bodies, private employers and international contractors.
Ian is experienced in most major forms of contract and is a recognised authority on the NEC suite of contract. Ian has worked with the NEC in the development and growth of the contract and has supported numerous, government departments, major clients and international contractors to deliver the benefits of the NEC.
  Peter Higgins - Chair of the NEC4 Contract Board 

As Chair of the NEC4 Contract Board, Peter Higgins drove the overall NEC4 drafting process.

Peter was Chairman of the New Engineering Contract Panel for the Institution of Civil Engineers and now sits on their New Contract Board. He has been involved in the development and implementation of NEC contracts since the initial preparation of these contract forms, and has provided advice and training to many contract users. Peter was a council member and subsequently was awarded honorary membership of the Society of Construction Law, and has served as a branch chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and as chairman of the ICE Dispute Resolution Panel.

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