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Construction Contracts - Dealing with Delays


Construction Contracts - Dealing with Delays




24th April 2017




CPD training

Meeting Point:

MSE Meeting Rooms, Tokyo Room, 103a Oxford St, London W1D 2HG


Matthew Cocklin


£8 CIOB Members, £25 Non-Members, Free for CIOB Student Members

Booking Details


Ale Bernal



The expression ‘time is money’ is one that is particularly relevant to construction and engineering projects. This CPD event will address the subject of extensions of time including practical approaches to submitting, assessing and responding to applications for extensions of time / associated money claims and effective record keeping.


About the Speaker, Matthew Cocklin - 

Matthew Cocklin is a Partner in the Construction & Engineering Group at Devonshires and specialises in construction law and construction dispute resolution.  He acts as party representative in adjudication, arbitration, expert determination and litigation proceedings together with mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution for all groups that operate in the domestic and international construction industry.

Matthew is an expert in the field of delay to construction contracts.  He won the prestigious Hudson Prize 2012 and Master Thesis Prize 2013 competitions of the Society of Construction Law and European Society of Construction Law for his paper, International Approaches to the Legal Analysis of Concurrent Delay: Is there a Solution for English Law?, published by the Construction Law Journal ((2014) 30(1) Cons. Law 41-56) and the Society of Construction Law (Paper No.182) and cited in Keating on Construction Contracts (10th Edition), Hudson’s Building and Engineering Contracts (13th Edition) and Bailey’s Construction Law (2nd Edition).  He is also the author of a Practical Law Company guidance note on delay to construction contracts.  

Matthew has acted in numerous disputes involving delay to construction contracts.  He has also acted as Expert in pre-arbitration negotiations on the approach of English Law to extensions of time, concurrent delay and damages for delay in relation to a dispute in connection with delay to the completion of a hydroelectric scheme in Central America. 


The event will begin at 18:30 with registration from 18:00, food and drink are included


To reserve your place contact:

Ale Bernal


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