August 27, 2020

Holmes & Hills to co-host Construction Law Webinar

Holmes & Hills, Lindford Consulting & Crown Office Chambers are hosting a construction law webinar on the 22nd September at 9am.

The virtual event will be held by by leading experts in construction and law, and promises to be extremely informative on the issues of avoiding and resolving disputes in construction contracts. The webinar is recommended for construction law professionals including contractors, sub-contractors and contract managers.

Industry experts will discuss how courts and tribunals now operate in the post-COVID environment, and how they can help you resolve disputes with minimum cost, as well as how to avoid and reduce potential legal costs and improve the efficiency of dispute resolution within construction.

Webinar Outline

  • 0900 – Introduction & Welcome, Edward Carolan, Lindford Consulting
  • Dealing with & Preparing Loss and Expense Claims, Edward Carolan
    • What do you need to prove loss and/or expense?
    • How can you ensure cause and effect are linked and demonstrated?
    • Tips for avoiding contractual pitfalls and preparing well-drafted claims & notices.
  • Resolving Disputes in 2020 & Beyond, Sam Bawden, Holmes & Hills
    • Adjudication or Court: Why might you use courts?
    • How do court hearings work in the current climate?
    • How long does it take? How can you resolve things quickly & efficiently?
    • Forewarned is forearmed: What might stop you getting a quick and cost-effective decision and what might frustrate the process.
  • War Stories: Dispute Hearings & Cross Examination, Carlo Taczalski, Crown Office Chambers
    • Experiences of preparing for court and other hearings.
    • What has changed from a barrister’s perspective in 2020?
    • Mistakes people make and how to avoid them.
    • Dealing with cross examination – how barristers can help (or not?).
  • Q&A And Interactive Discussion


Construction law solicitor, partner of Holmes & Hills and head of Civil Litigation, Sam Bawden will be joined by Edward Carolan, Director and founder of Lindford Consulting and Carlo Taczalski, Barrister at the Crown Office Chambers and construction specialist. All three contributors regularly provide advice on the construction industry including complex matters such as disputes, contracts and professional negligence.

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