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Mon, 20 May


The Hong Kong Management Association

Adjudicator Accreditation Training (4 Days)

HKICAdj is delivering an Adjudicators Accreditation Training Course to provide construction professionals with insights about contractual and statutory adjudication.

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Adjudicator Accreditation Training (4 Days)
Adjudicator Accreditation Training (4 Days)

Time & Location

20 May 2019, 09:00 – 23 May 2019, 17:00

The Hong Kong Management Association, Room 302 Pico Tower, 66 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

About The Event

HKICAdj is delivering an Adjudicators Accreditation Training Course to provide construction professionals with insights about contractual and statutory adjudication. This training course will be discussing the proposed Security of Payment Legislation (SOPL) in Hong Kong and also integrating with NEC3 and NEC4 ECC adjudication frameworks. This course will be delivered by experienced adjudicators and cross-border expert trainers.

Course Structure

Day 1: Different ADR Forms, Fundamentals of Adjudication, Contract Law, Tort Law, Rules of Evidence

Day 2: Fundamentals of Construction Law, Key Features of NEC Contract, NEC Dispute Resolution Clause

Day 3: Adjudication procedures, Decision writing concepts

Day 4: International adjudication practice, HKICAdj adjudication rules, Written examination

Benefits of professionals upon successful completion of the course and passing the examination include:

1. Listing on the HKICAdj list of adjudicators

2. Use of post-nominal title MHKICAdj or FHKICAdj

3. Waiver of 2019 membership fee

4. Enjoy discounts for events organized by HKICAdj

Moreover, the course fee includes a top up course* for candidates successfully listed on the HKICAdj list of adjudicators to familiarize with the SOPL upon its enactment.

*top up course will enable listed adjudicators to gain the knowledge and essentials of the Hong Kong’s Security of Payment Ordinance.

The course will be delivered on four consecutive days on 20 – 23 May 2019, including a decision

writing examination.

Course Fee (Rate includes course materials, examination fee and refreshment costs):

Normal Rate:

HK$17,000 per person including course materials, examination fee and refreshments (Lunch excluded)

Early Bird:

HK$15,000 before 31 January 2019

Course Trainers:

Ir Albert YEU, Dr Christopher TO, Mr. WONG Chong Wei, Ir. Dennis Li

Programme Director – Ir Albert YEU HKICAdj Founding Chairman FHKICAdj, FCIArb, MRICS, MICE , Chartered civil engineer and Chartered project management surveyor, HKIAC Arbitrator, Adjudicator (UK, Malaysia, Queensland, Hong Kong), Mediator, Expert Witness, Dispute Board Member

Lead Trainer – Dr. Christopher TO BEng(Hons), LLB(Hons), LLM, MA, PhD, DEng, PCLL DipCD, FCIArb, FHKIArb, FSIArb, FIET, FHKIoD, RPE, CEng, CITP, FHKIE, MBCS, HKCS, ARAeS, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator, and Adjudicator.

Dr. Christopher To is an independent mediator and arbitrator who is on the panels of various leading global alternative dispute resolution bodies. He has arbitrated a variety of international cases involving both ad-hoc and institutional arbitrations; and has mediated many international and domestic cases. He is an accredited mediator, chartered arbitrator, chartered engineer, chartered information technology professional and a law professor. As former Secretary-General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Dr. To managed to elevate Hong Kong’s status as the regional dispute resolution hub of Asia.

SOPL Trainer – Mr. WONG Chong Wei BSc, MSc, MBA, DipArb, CertAdj, FRICS, FAIADR, FHKICAdj, MCIArb, MMIArb, MMSAdj, Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Accredited Adjudicator and Mediator

Mr. Wong is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, and has been actively involved in the construction and engineering industry for over 20 years. His career in recent years is very much emphasized on commercial and contract management, claims and dispute avoidance and resolution in the construction industry. He has accepted a number of appointments as an adjudicator, mediator, expert witness and party-representative (statutory adjudication) concerning construction disputes. He was a former Board Member (2014-2018) of the RICS Malaysia and he has since been appointed as RICS Licensed Trainer in 2018 to conduct public training courses for the construction project management masterclass series. Mr. Wong is also a part-time lecturer for Taylor’s University and Adjunct Lecturer at University of Reading, Malaysia for the quantity surveying undergraduate degree modules of Construction Law, Professional Practice and Principle of Management. He is based in Malaysia, and is the Managing Director of WCW Consulting Sdn Bhd, a practice specialising in contracts, claims and dispute management in the construction and engineering industry. He also frequently conducts contracts training for major organisations in Malaysia and Indonesia.

NEC Trainer – Ir. Dennis LI Yan Chun BEng(Hons), LLB, MHKIE, MHKIVM, NEC3Reg, NEC4Reg

Ir. LI is the Director of LSP Professional Services Limited. His work is to provide much-needed contract advisory, partnering and engineering services for the industry. He has organized contract trainings for major organizations in Hong Kong such as CEDD, DSD, Gammon, Dragages, Penta-Ocean, Ming Hing, etc. He is also the contract training tutor for the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) for the NEC ECC Project Manager Accreditation programme, the part-time lecturer of the Hong Kong Construction Industry Council (HKCIC) for the courses of Principle of NEC and Conditions of Contract (Civil), as well as the Hong Kong Legal Training Institute (HKLTI) for the NEC course. Dennis Li graduated from the University of Hong Kong in 2006 and is a chartered engineer since 2010 with over 8 years of post-qualification experience on a variety of civil engineering projects. He had undertaken legal education and served as the first Assistant Resident Engineer in the HKSAR Pilot NEC3 Contract with key contribution to success in construction partnership. He acquired his NEC3 ECC Project Manager Accreditation in 2015 in Birmingham, UK.

Course Materials: Powerpoint and handouts will be in English. The course will be conducted in either English or Cantonese depending on participants background.

Number of participants: Limited to 40.

Applicants should normally have at least 8 years of experience in the construction industry, with a degree or equivalent in built environment, law, arbitration, construction, adjudication or mediation, and a full member of one of the relevant professional institutes (HKIA, HKIE, HKIS, HKILA, ICE, RICS, CIOB or equivalent). Applications will be processed with due consideration on the applicants’ qualifications and experience. Applicants are required to submit a copy of their CV by email to before enrollment. Successful applicants will be notified by email by 30 April 2019.

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