Simon Lofthouse QC spoke at the IBC Legal FIDIC Conference in Zambia, Africa. This session considered the opportunities for avoidance and early resolution of disputes under the FIDIC contract provisions. This was intended to equip the representatives and advisers of the Parties and the Engineer to make good choices in moving towards a cost effective resolution.
- ICC vs Domestic n English style vs civil law style n How disputes arise and when they arise
- Role of FIDIC contract provisions in avoidance/prevention of disputes
- The opportunities offered by the Amicable Settlement provisions and their effective operation
- A strategic approach to international arbitration