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Construction Law 101 (6th Run!)
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Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 31273797 (VOIP no., no 6 prefix required)

This course is designed for practitioners in the construction industry interested in the basic principles of construction law. It will review general rights and obligations of contractors and employers, as well as time, payment, SOP and dispute related issues in construction contracts. It is principally designed for non-lawyers in the construction industry but lawyers seeking an introduction to this area may also be interested. It will be taught in 4 evening classes over 3 weeks.


A Certificate of Attendance from the SCL (Singapore) will be issued to all attendees who fully attend and successfully complete the Course.

Course Programme*:

Thursday, 8 October 2015  (6:45 – 9:30pm)

Module 1 – Introduction to Construction Contracts, including concepts of completion, DLP, EOT, etc.

Tuesday, 13October 2015  (6:45 – 9:30pm)

Module 2 – SubContracting & Payment Principles, including the Role of the Certifier, Valuations etc.

Thursday, 15October 2015  (6:45 – 9:30pm)

Module 3 – Default and Dispute Resolution, including claims procedure, common heads of claim, etc.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015  (6:45 – 9:30pm)

Module 4 – Security of Payment Act

 *There will be a 30min dinner break for each session. Course starts at time shown sharp, attendees to be at course location slightly earlier.

 Course Director :

Mr. Mohan Pillay – Managing Partner, MPillay; Joint Head of Office, Pinsent Masons MPillay LLP

Mohan Pillay conceived & developed this 4 evening program in 2010, when it was first launched. He is the Managing Partner of the Singapore law firm MPillay and Joint Head of Office of the Singapore Joint Law Venture of Pinsent Masons MPillay LLP. He is a Singapore and UK qualified dispute resolution lawyer with nearly 30 years’ experience in advisory, commercial litigation and regional arbitration work, particularly in construction and engineering projects.

Mohan is a Chartered Arbitrator and the first Review Adjudicator appointed under the adjudication regime in Singapore. He has acted as Arbitrator (both sole and presiding) and Mediator in a number of matters, both domestic and international. 

He is currently the Co-Chair of the Dispute Resolution & Arbitration Committee, Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).  His past appointments include  Past  President of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Past Chair of both SCL (Singapore) and the International Construction Projects Committee, IPBA, as well as teaching appointments as Adj. Assoc. Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (2003 - 2011) and Visiting Professor,  Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution, King’s College London (2005 – 2011). He is also one of the General Editors of Singapore Construction Adjudication Review.

Teaching Faculty will include Mr. Toh Chen Han – Partner, Pinsent Masons MPillay LLP

Chen Han is a Partner at MPillay and Pinsent Masons MPillay. He focuses on litigation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution, as well as related advisory work, in the construction, engineering and commercial spheres. The cases on which Chen Han has acted involve a range of matters such as expressway design and construction, power plant engineering, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance, cargo-facility construction, tracing and restitution of monies, and conspiracy.

Register below or download the REGISTRATION FORM to register today. 

Location Level 3, 146 Robinson Road, Singapore 068909
SCL (Singapore) is accredited by the SILE for its Continuing Professional Development Scheme for CPD Year 2015. For more information, including details of the Attendance Policy, please visit: