Hong Kong and NEC4 webinars
NEC will continue supporting users throughout 2018 with a series of free webinars, including webinars dedicated to users in Hong Kong.
The first webinar dedicated to Hong Kong users will be on 23 January at 17:00 HKT (GMT+8:00).
NEC Users’ Group secretary Robert Gerrard and Pinsent Masons partner Peter Clayton will deliver a one-hour session entitled ‘NEC in Hong Kong: best use of Z clauses’.
The webinar will cover what Z clauses are, why they are needed, guidance on drafting them and the Hong Kong government’s perspective.
The NEC4 series of webinars will continue the following month with a session devoted to dispute resolution.
On 21 February 2018 at 13:00 GMT, Ian Heaphy and John Hughes-D’Aeth from the NEC4 Contract Board will present a one-hour session entitled ‘How to avoid and resolve disputes under NEC4’.
They will look at how to deal with disagreements, the final assessment process, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution.
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