Integrating NEC with new BIM protocol - Webinar
May Winfield, Senior Construction and Insurance Lawyer, Lawyer
May is a senior construction and construction insurance lawyer of over 16 years’ experience. She has worked for and within various international organisations within the design and construction industry, as well as advising and representing insurers in this area. She was one of the first UK lawyers to start investigating the legal and contractual implications of BIM in depth as far back as 2011, and her 2014 UK Society of Construction Law paper on this issue is still cited worldwide. She has since co-written a number of leading papers, reports and guidance on different areas of BIM. She is recognised as one of the leading legal specialists in the UK in the area of BIM and related technologies, and speaks at conferences worldwide on the topic; most recently giving the opening keynote at a building SMART BIM legal conference in Berlin, the opening keynote at the BIMTI conference in Porto, as well as speaking at events in Dubai and Johannesburg.
She led the teams that drafted the JCT Practice Note on BIM and the UK legal and contractual guidance on the new BIM international standard, ISO 19650. She is co-author of the ISO19650-compliant BIM Information Protocol released earlier this year. She is presently researching and writing a report on the international legal impact of the ISO19650-2 with its author and a further international BIM dispute resolution specialist.
Richard Patterson, NEC4 Drafter and Procurement and NEC Specialist, Mott MacDonald
Richard is a chartered civil engineer and procurement and NEC specialist with global development, engineering and management consultant, Mott MacDonald.
Richard advised on possibly Mott’s first use of the NEC when he moved to their contracts/procurement team in 1996 and has worked with the NEC ever since. He supports Motts teams and their clients in all sectors including the Halley VI research station on the Antarctic, Transnet in South Africa and the Jumeriah Golf Estates in Dubai. In Hong Kong, he has supported the Mott MacDonald’s Hong Kong team on its commissions advising various departments of the Government of Hong Kong first on their trial projects using NEC and is happy now to see NEC as ‘business as usual’ in Hong Kong. Through Mott MacDonald, Richard delivers in-house and client training and training for NEC Training, including the 4 day ECC Project Manager accreditation course. He was also a member of the NEC4 drafting team. Richard has contributed to two NEC books, had 7 NEC papers published in ICE’s Proceedings and sat on the Editorial Advisory Panel of the ICE’s journal, Management, Procurement and Law. He is a also a frequent contributor to the NEC Newsletter.