Monday, February 19 2018 2:12:25

CPD by Others
Code : 2012103
Event Name : Training course on Standard Form of Building Contract 2005 Edition
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Mr Bernard Wu, BSc, LLB, FHKIS, FRICS, MCIArb

Mr Wu is a practicing barrister specialized in construction law. He has given lectures on Standard Form of Building Contract 2005 Edition for several intakes at the HKU SPACE and lectures on Construction Law for Professional Diploma Course in 2008 and 2009. He is appointed to be Adjunct Lecturer of HKU SPACE from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2010. Mr Wu was invited to be a Guest Speaker for M Sc course of Polytechnic University on construction law subjects from 2008 to 2010. Mr Wu completed his B.Sc. (Building Studies) and B. Building at the University of Hong Kong in 1982 and 1983 respectively, awarded with Hong Kong University Alumni Prize 1983 and obtained his LLB as external student of University of London in 1999. He was awarded Certificate of Mediation by the Accord Group in 2004.

Mr Wu started his career as a quantity surveyor and specialized in claims preparation and settlement of construction disputes. Mr Wu is conversant with drafting contract documents for both main contracts and subcontracts.

Mr Wu has started his legal practice since 2005 and has acted for various clients in resolving construction disputes by means of litigation and arbitration. He is nominated by the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors to be a member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Appointment Advisory Board from 1 January 2008 to 31 December 2010. . He was appointed to be the Voluntary Legal Consultant of the Hong Kong Construction Sub-Contractors Association for 2007-2009, and Honorary Legal Advisor of the Hong Kong Institute of Project Managers for 2009 and 2010.

Mr Wu serves as a member of the Panel of Experts under the Board of Education, HKIS, for accreditation of university courses in Hong Kong from 1 January 2006 to 31 December 2011. He is one of the members of the Disciplinary Panel of the HKIS and is an arbitrator listed in the HKIS/HKIA Joint Panel of Arbitrators. He is also included in the List of Dispute Resolution Advisers for Architectural Services Department and Housing Authority Projects. He acts as Dispute Resolution Adviser and Arbitrator, apart from acting as counsel in litigation. He acts as counsel for defendants in various departmental summonses from Lands Department, Buildings Department and Labour Department. Besides, he acts counsel on fiat for prosecution as instructed by Department of Justice.
Event Date : 03/10/2012
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Suite 811, 8/F., Jardine House, Central, Hong Kong
Division : QSD
Closing Date : Please refer to "Remarks"
Fee : Members pay $500 (1 session) / $900 (2 sessions) / $1300 (3 sessions) / $1700 (4 sessions) / $2000 (all sessions); Non HKIS Members pay $630 (1 session) / $1130 (2 sessions) / $1630 (3 sessions)/ $2130 (4 sessions) / $2500 (all sessions)
Priority : First Priority to Corporate Members (MHKIS and FHKIS); Corporate Members from the other Professional Institutes are welcomed.
Language : English
Details :
  Date Topic
1    03 Oct 12

Overview of the Old and New Form - Comments on the Old Form with reference to the Grove's Report and the Tang report - Loopholes of the Old Form - Brief introduction of the New Form

2 10 Oct 12 Dispute Resolution - Clause 41 Settlement of Disputes - Mediation Procedures - Arbitration Ordinance - Appeals - Arbitration compared with litigation - Comparison of Alternative Dispute Resolution Techniques
3 17 Oct 12 Certificates and Payments - Pay when paid / Pay if paid - Temporary finality of interim certificate - Nominated Subcontractors - Conclusive Evidence of Final Certificate
4 24 Oct 12 Extension of time - Acts of Prevention - Condition Precedent - Delay recovery measure - Delay caused by NSC - Penalty/LD - Concurrent Delay
5 31 Oct 12 Direct Loss and/or Expenses - Constructive acceleration - Global claims - Notice of Claim - Remoteness rule - Items of claim - Concurrent Delay


Remark :

No PAYPAL for this event. In case of less than 20 applicants, the particular lecture will be cancelled.  We will notice 3 days prior to the event.