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Construction Project Execution Risks in Conflict Zones
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About this Seminar:

In the volatile world we live in, forewarned is forearmed. Attend this seminar to learn about the project execution risks arising in conflict zones. The speakers will discuss practical issues surrounding crisis planning, and the different approaches of the common and civil law traditions to legal remedies available in conflict situations.

Seminar Programme:

5.30 - 6.00pm

Registrations & Networking for Delegates

6.00 - 6.15pm

Opening Remarks by Chairperson:

Mr. Alex Wong – Chairman, Society of Construction Law (Singapore); Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee, Singapore

6.15 - 7.15pm

Project Execution Risks in Conflict Zones

Ms. Erin Miller Rankin – Partner & Head of Construction – Asia and the Middle East , Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Ms. Sarah-Jane Fick – Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

7.15 - 7.30pm

Q&A Session

About the Speaker: 

Ms. Erin Miller Rankin – Partner & Head of Construction – Asia and the Middle East , Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Erin is a partner of the firm and in her role as Head of Construction for Asia and the Middle East, Erin advises owners, developers, general contractors, engineering firms and various sub-trades on all aspects of their projects including tendering, procurement strategies and contract documentation for major infrastructure and construction projects. Erin also regularly advises on resolving real-estate, engineering and construction-related disputes including the representation of clients in ad-hoc ICC, ADCCAC, LCIA, SIAC, KLRCA and DIAC arbitration proceedings. Erin is admitted as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and sits as an arbitrator on projects-related disputes

Ms. Sarah-Jane Fick – Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Sarah-Jane is an associate in the International Arbitration Group, focussing on construction disputes in South East Asia and MENA. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Sarah-Jane worked for an international firm across offices in London, Abu Dhabi and Singapore. Sarah-Jane focuses her practice on construction, engineering and mining disputes. She has advised and represented clients in international arbitrations under many of the major arbitration rules including ICC, DIAC, ADCCAC and SIAC. Sarah-Jane regularly advises on transactional and contentious aspects of major infrastructure and construction projects. Sarah-Jane is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.

About the Chairperson:

Mr. Alex Wong – Chairman, Society of Construction Law (Singapore); Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee, Singapore

Alex is a Partner in Hogan Lovells Singapore office and a member of the Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects practice. Respected by clients and recognized as a leading lawyer by independent industry publications such as Asia Pacific Legal 500 and IFLR1000, Alex has more than 18 years of experience advising on construction, infrastructure, energy and natural resources, PPP and government procurement projects in Singapore and across Asia. Alex speaks and writes regularly on a wide variety of infrastructure law related topics, including a chapter to a book endorsed by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore titled “Water Governance – An Evaluation of Alternative Architectures”.

Alex is the Chairman of the Society of Construction Law in Singapore. He is also an adjunct professor for law of project finance at Singapore Management University. He is admitted to practice in Singapore and England and Wales.

Registration Fee:


REGISTRATION CLOSING DATE: 26 October 2017

FEES (includes refreshments & materials, if any)

SCL (Singapore) Members

S$35.00

Guests of SCL(S) Members, Members of international SCLs,
Members of:
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Singapore) Ltd (CIArb), Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Lighthouse Club (Singapore) (Lighthouse), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Singapore Contractors Association Ltd (SCAL), Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb), Singapore Institute of Building Ltd (SIBL), Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers (SISV), Society of Project Managers (SPM), Tunneling and Underground Construction Society (Singapore) (TUCSS), Full Time Students & Faculty of NUS Faculty of Law,
Marine Offshore Oil & Gas Association (MOOGAS)

S$70.00

Others

S$90.00

To download the brochure, please click HERE.

 

 

Location Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 10 Collyer Quay 42-01,Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore 049315
SCL (Singapore) is accredited by the SILE for its Continuing Professional Development Scheme for CPD Year 2017. For more information, including details of the Attendance Policy, please visit: www.silecpdcentre.org.sg.
Registrations are now closed