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The current climate has brought into sharp focus the importance of force majeure and frustration clauses in construction contracts. This session looks at the main issues and includes: Force majeure and frustration clauses in construction contracts – an ove

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About the Webinar

The current climate has brought into sharp focus the importance of force majeure and frustration clauses in construction contracts. This session looks at the main issues and includes:

  • Force majeure and frustration clauses in construction contracts – an overview
  • The relative effect of a force majeure and frustration clause in same contract
  • The nature of extent of relief for a force majeure event – is time and cost covered?
  • Does Covid-19 provide grounds for either force majeure or frustration?
  • Drafting a bespoke force majeure clause – tips and hazards
  • Best practice guidance on drafting a bullet proof frustration clause
  • So you are entitled to relief under a force majeure clause – what next?
  • How force majeure and frustration clauses interact with other parts of contract

Presented By

Scott Alden
Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers Sydney, NSW

With over 20 years’ experience, Scott specialises as a legal advisor on significant projects and procurements for primarily government, but also private sector, clients.

Scott’s role of lead legal advisor to significant projects often incorporates legal and procurement expertise on the same transaction, as well as strategic probity advice.

In recognition of his position as a leading government lawyer, Scott was one of the first NSW Law Society Accredited Specialists in Government and Administrative Law (with a focus on government commercial and procurement transactions), and has been appointed by the Law Society of NSW as the Head Assessor for that Specialist Accreditation this year. Scott also writes and lectures two procurement courses for the Masters Programs at both the College of Law and the University of Melbourne.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is suitable for NSW construction lawyers. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge. : 1 CPD uni

CPD Information

: 1 CPD unit/point - substantive law.

Enquiries/Assistance

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: [email protected]

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