17 Nov 2022: Fiona Parkin KC to speak on professional negligence in construction | CCLDR 35th Anniversary Conference


9:00 am

King's College London, Strand Campus, London WC2R 2LS

Fiona Parkin KC will be speaking on professional negligence in construction at a conference to mark the 35th anniversary of King’s College London’s Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution. Running over two days – from 2pm on Thursday 17 to 6pm on Friday 18 November 2022 – the conference will be chaired by the Centre’s Director, Professor Renato Nazzini.

Leading experts in their field from private practice, the public sector and the judiciary will deliver substantial think pieces on all areas of the Centre’s research, with topics including common law and civil law perspectives on key issues of construction law, international arbitration and adjudication, reflections on the future development of construction law in the UK and globally, and sustainable public procurement.

Each session will be followed by a discussion and a Q&A.

Fiona will start day two as part of a session on “Key issues in English construction law” chaired by John Barber, former Director of the Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution, King’s College London:

  • Fiona Parkin KC, Atkin Chambers – Professional negligence in construction: A journey of 35 years
  • Julian Bailey, White & Case LLP – The meaning of “fitness for purpose”
  • Matt Molloy, MCMS Ltd – Adjudication since May 1998
  • Richard Wilmot-Smith KC, 39 Essex Chambers – Performance bonds & bank guarantees: 35 years of development

The event is free to attend either in person or online. To register go to the event website here.

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