• May 28
  • 10.30am - 11.45am

RIAI CPD Webinar: Dealing with COVID-19 Claims and Delays in Private Sector Contracts

  • CPD Events
  • Webinars
  • Online
Date:
Thursday 28 May 2020
Time:
10.30am - 11.45am
Cost:
Free
Location:
Webinar
RIAI CPD:
1.5 structured points

Event Information

The RIAI, in conjunction with McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors, present a live CPD webinar on the effects of the COVID-19 closures and re-openings of sites and reduced productivity due to social distancing measures under private sector contracts.

Attendees at this webinar are invited to submit questions to the speakers in advance. Email cpd@riai.ie by 12:30pm on Wednesday 27 May.

CPD Webinar Aim

The aim of this CPD webinar is to provide members with a legal analysis of the effects of the COVID-19 closures and re-openings of sites and reduced productivity due to social distancing measures under private sector contracts and to provide practical advice as to the steps to be taken if they are administering a contract which has been affected by such measures.

Speakers

Barrett Chapman, Partner Group Leader, McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors
Kevin Kelly, Partner, McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, attendees should have a knowledge of the legal basis for considering and dealing with claims made by contractors for time and money due under private sector contracts, related to the COVID-19 crisis.

Speakers’ Biographies

Barrett Chapman, Partner Group Leader, McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors

Barrett is partner in the Construction Group of McCann FitzGerald and practises in all areas of construction law advising developers, contractors, consultants, funders, insurers and bondsmen on a wide variety of construction related issues. He has developed particular expertise in the areas of dispute resolution and construction-related regulatory issues including regulation of health and safety, building control and construction products.

 

Kevin Kelly, Partner, McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors

Kevin is partner in the Construction Group of McCann FitzGerald and practises in all areas of construction law advising both public and private sector clients including local authorities, developers, contractors, consultants, funders, insurers and bondsmen on a wide variety of construction related issues. He has developed particular expertise in the areas of contract drafting, negotiation, administration, dispute resolution and EU public procurement tendering procedures.

How to Join an RIAI Webinar

When your booking has been confirmed, you will receive instructions and a unique link to join the webinar, at the specified time and date. Note: This link should not be shared with others; it is unique to you. Before joining, be sure to check your system requirements to avoid any connection issue.

 

Event Programme

Time Presentation Speaker
10.30-10.35 Welcome and update by CEO Kathryn Meghen
10.35-10:40 Introduction by Chair Niall Meagher, MRIAI
10:40-11:25 Dealing with COVID-19 Claims and Delays in Private Sector Contracts Barrett Chapman & Kevin Kelly, Partners, McCann FitzGerald
11:25-11:45 Q&A
11:45 Close