The Society of Construction Law Hong Kong invites you to an evening webinar on NEC4 Option C (Target Cost and the common disputes that arise in connection with the use of this contract form. Our speakers, Mr. Jeremy Glover and Ms. Claire King of Fenwick Elliot will provide an overview of the contract form, its key concepts and mechanisms as well as providing practical tips for avoiding some of the typical issues and disputes that they’ve encountered when advising and assisting developers and contractors using the NEC4 target cost option.
Jeremy Glover is a partner at Fenwick Elliott LLP, the UK’s largest construction law firm and is listed as a leader in his field in Who’s Who Legal: Construction 2022. A member of the FIDIC DAB President’s list, an accredited UK adjudicator and member of the CIArb Adjudication Sub-Committee, Jeremy is the co-author of Understanding the FIDIC Red and Yellow Book: A Clause by Clause Commentary, the third edition of which was published in 2018, and lead editor of Building Contract Disputes: Practice and Precedents. Jeremy is the immediate past President of the Executive Board of Region 2 of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), a member of the Board of Examiners on the Construction Law MSc programme at King’s College, and also teaches on the MSc Building Information Modelling Management Programme at Middlesex University.
Claire King is is a partner of Fenwick Elliott LLP and is recommended in the Legal 500 for International Arbitration. She specialises in construction disputes and regularly advises on disputes arising under NEC contracts both during and after the completion. She regularly writes on hot topics on construction (including in relation to the NEC contracts). She is currently on the Steering Committee for the joint study into adjudication practise in England and Wales between King’s College and the Adjudication Society the results of which will be published later in the year and assisting in writing the NEC’s proposed Guidance Note on the use of retentions, and their alternatives, in NEC contracts.