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Sat, 03 Feb


Arcadis Hong Kong Office

HKICAdj One Day Adjudication Training 2024

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HKICAdj One Day Adjudication Training 2024
HKICAdj One Day Adjudication Training 2024

Time & Location

03 Feb 2024, 09:00 – 17:00 GMT+8

Arcadis Hong Kong Office, 17/F, Two Harbour Square, 180 Wai Yip St, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong

About The Event

This training course aims at providing the attendants with an understanding of construction adjudication procedures and practices in Hong Kong including the following:

1. What is construction adjudication and why do we need it?

2. Features of adjudication

3. Contractual adjudication and statutory adjudication

4. Multi-tier dispute resolution clause in construction contract

5. Commencement of adjudication proceedings

6. Appointment of adjudicators

7. Adjudication procedures

8. The proposed Security of Payment Legislation and Spirit of SOPL scheme for public works contracts in Hong Kong

9. Adjudicators' decisions

10. Enforcement of adjudicators' decisions

11. Challenge to adjudication decision

12. Duties and powers of adjudicators

Benefits for professionals upon successful completion of the course include:

1. Eligible for application of Associate Member of HKICAdj (AHKICAdj)

2. Use of post-nominal title AHKICAdj

Course Fee (Including a Certificate of Completion):

Normal Rate:

HK$4,000 per person

Early Bird:

HK$3,500 per person before 10 January 2024

Deadline for application: 30 January 2024

Course Trainer:

Mr. John COCK

LLM, DipArb, BArch, GradDipIndDesign, BAppSc(BltEnv)  FCIArb, HKIA, FRAIA, FDIA, FHKICAdj, MAE, MAPM, APMPMQ, PRI Med, Registered Architect, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Adjudicator, Accredited Mediator, Dispute Resolution Advisor

John is a Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator and Accredited Adjudicator, He acts as third-party neutral and to provide advice and support to parties in commercial disputes, particularly those involving architectural or building issues. He has also been appointed as Dispute Resolution Advisor for seven Hong Kong Government building and civil works contracts to date.

John’s background is as an architect, designer and project manager, with experience in Hong Kong, Australia and South-east Asia. As an architect, he has specialised in design development, project documentation, specification, contract administration and statutory compliance issues, primarily for commercial, retail and institutional building projects. John’s experience also includes consultancy services relating to partnering and risk management for construction projects.

Apart from his technical qualifications, John has been awarded a Master of Laws (LLM) in Construction Law and Practice with Distinction from the University of Salford, UK, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Arbitration from the College of Estate Management, Reading, UK. A Practising Member on the Register of Experts and a Qualified Expert Determiner of the Academy of Experts (TAE), John has been appointed as expert witness or party adviser in numerous construction and related disputes in HK and internationally, relating to building defects and professional practice.

Event Sponsor

Arcadis Consultancy Hong Kong Limited

Arcadis is a world-leading organization that provides comprehensive services for natural assets, built assets and infrastructure. Our team of more than 36,000 experts spans over 70 countries, delivering sustainability consulting, planning, design, cost management, project management and construction management at all stages of the project lifecycle.

Arcadis has a strong presence in Greater China, with over 2,100 people working across 22 cities and regions. Since establishing our first office in Hong Kong in 1949, we have been deeply engaged in the Chinese market, contributing our expertise to promote high-quality urbanization throughout the country.

We’re committed to finding solutions to today’s most pressing challenges for clients in both private and public sectors, using a combination of sustainable outcomes, focus and scale, and digitalization to maximize impact. Our dedication to environmental, social and governance (ESG) and a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion enables us to create sustainable solutions that serve both our clients and the communities they operate in.

As part of our commitment to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities worldwide, we support UN-Habitat with our global knowledge and expertise.

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Tel: 2911 2000

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