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FIDIC Masterclass Series: Contract Fundamentals (Kuala Lumpur)

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Programme overview

The suite of contracts published by FIDIC (Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils) are widely used on international construction projects, and the number of countries with projects adopting FIDIC contracts has increased rapidly. Having an understanding of each party’s rights and responsibilities under these contracts, being able to effectively manage any claims that arise under FIDIC and knowing how to avoid such issues will give construction professionals a distinctive advantage.

This course is the first part of FIDIC Contract Masterclass series designed to provide you with the fundamental grounding in the FIDIC suite of contracts and relevant conditions and build your competence working with FIDIC Contracts as employers, contractors and consultants.

What to expect?

Lecture: interactive series of presentation supported by in-depth group discussions.

Case studies and exercises: allow you to apply the new theory and concepts in real-life context.

Learning objectives

After this programme, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between the various FIDIC contract forms.

  • Explain the roles and obligations of the contractual parties under FIDIC.

  • State the risk, responsibility, liability and insurance allocation in FIDIC Contracts.

  • Distinguish between issues related to design, materials, workmanship.

  • State key clauses under FIDIC contracts that allows claims for employer and contractor.

Who should attend?

Project Owners / Employers / Contractors / Contract Administrators /Quantity Surveyors / Engineers / Architects / Commercial Manager / Any industry using FIDIC Contracts.

About the trainer

Revantha Sinnetamby – Director of Plus Three Consultants

Revantha Sinnetamby is a Director of Plus Three Consultants and a registered adjudicator in Malaysia and the Northern Territory of Australia. Plus Three is a consultancy that provides a complete range of services to the South East Asian construction industry.

A former in-house counsel admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia (holding a current corporate practicing certificate), he has over 25 years of international experience advising businesses involved in high value projects (transportation infrastructure, telecommunications, information technology and heavy engineering).

He was, until recently, General Counsel of a Malaysian public listed company with operations in several countries in the transportation infrastructure space (involved in EPC/DBFOT/PPP contracts in Malaysia, India and Brazil). During his 25+ year in-house career he has held General Counsel positions in the UK and Sweden. He has served on (and advised) several management teams that have achieved successful outcomes in the infrastructure space.

He holds degrees in Arts, Law and Business Administration and was a Sloan Fellow at the London Business School in 2010. His strengths are dispute resolution, international contracts, project contracts (infrastructure), protection and monetization of intellectual property, project finance, and joint ventures.

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