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Past Events Construction & Engineering 17th Nov 2021, 12:00 to 13:00

Construction Contracts in a Changing World – A Case Study

After the success of our previous webinar on Construction Contracts in a changing world, Gleeds and Freeths are excited to bring you part two.

Our latest webinar promises to be a really informative session covering:

  • A case study of a real-life scenario
  • Discussion on how those issues might be prevented or resolved
  • An opportunity for you to put forward your own questions and contractual issues

Date: Wednesday 17th November 2021
Time: 12pm UK time / 2pm AST


Chris SoffeGlobal Supervisory Board at Gleeds, Vice Chairman Gleeds Americas

Chris Soffe heads up Gleeds’ global dispute advisory offering. He is a Past President of the Chartered Institute of Building, a Fellow of the RICS, a Member of the CIArb and a national panelist of the American Arbitration Association. He has 50 years of diversified project and cost management experience in the USA, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. Chris worked for regional and international construction companies prior to specializing in professional construction consulting. From 1991 to 2019, Chris was President and CEO of Gleeds Americas, forging growth and worldwide relationships with Gleeds’ global partners. He is a strong advocate of conciliatory and collaborative dispute solutions and settlement.

Alex Johnson – Partner, UK, Freeths LLP

Alex specialises in international engineering and construction disputes at Freeths LLP. He has a track record in advising clients on major engineering and construction projects around the world particularity in the UK, Europe and Middle East. Alex’s CV includes some of the largest projects in the world advising owners and contractors. His experience covers the entire project lifecycle—Alex specialises in dispute management including international arbitration, but he also carries out contrary advisory work and assists clients in avoiding disputes.

John Refaat – Gleeds SME, BSc, MRICS, MCIArb

John joined Gleeds in Egypt in 2013, having previous international experience in both owners and contractors’ organisations. He has wide experience across of a variety of regions and sectors, including commercial, retail, leisure and residential, and of a range of tendering procedures and contract types. John is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a Member of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).

If you have any questions or would like more information with regards to this event, please email Rebecca Pearson.

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