Recording of RIAI CPD Webinar: ‘Dealing with COVID-19 Claims and Delays in Private Sector Contracts’ in conjunction with McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors

  • Pre-recorded RIAI Courses
  • Pre-recorded Online
Cost:
€10
Location:
RIAI Digital Chalk

Event Information

Event Information

The RIAI, in conjunction with McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors, present a recording of a CPD webinar that took place via Zoom on 28 May 2020 focusing 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.

CPD Webinar Aim

The aim of this recorded 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

This event is chaired by Niall Meagher FRIAI, Managing Director of Interactive Project Managers (IPM).

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.

Niall Meagher, FRIAI, Dipl.Arch B.Arch.Sci Dip.Proj.Mgmt Dipl.Arb FCIArb. 
Niall is the Managing Director of Interactive Project Managers (IPM); the practice specialises in Architect lead construction project management. Niall is chair of the RIAI Contracts drafting group (update of the RIAI yellow form of contract); lecturer in Contract to the annual UCD professional practice course; Niall is a practicing Arbitrator, Adjudicator and Conciliator / Mediator and has been appointed as Conciliator and Standing Conciliator on a number of public works contracts.

This online CPD course is delivered via RIAI Digital Chalk

Following receipt of your payment via MyRIAI you will receive an email from the RIAI CPD Division (9:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday) providing your login details for RIAI Digital Chalk.
This online course will be accessible from your RIAI Digital Chalk account for 6 months from the date of registration.
The RIAI will send you a CPD certificate on completion of the online CPD.