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Construction Law Update 2017, Cambridge
Talks and lectures

Construction Law Update 2017 - Cambridge

​This seminar is our annual overview of Construction Law and Liability. This half-day event will provide architects and other construction professionals with a review of developments in construction law.

Construction Law Update 2017

Cambridge | 7 December 2017 | 2pm to 4:30pm

Murray Edwards College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge

This seminar is our annual overview of Construction Law and Liability. This half-day event will provide architects and other construction professionals with a review of developments in the law relating to construction contracts and:

  • Recent developments in Construction Contracts JCT 2016 and NEC 4 2017
  • Time and delay in construction contracts
  • The potential effect of BREXIT on construction law
  • Learning from the mistakes of others – what negligence cases can teach us about good practice

Speaker: Professor Anthony Lavers LL.B M.Phil Ph.D D.Litt FRICS Barrister

Professor Anthony Lavers LL.B M.Phil Ph.D D.Litt FRICS Barrister is Counsel in the Construction and Engineering Group at global law firm White + Case, where he provides research and advice on international projects and disputes.

Anthony Lavers read Law at University College, London (Joseph Hellyer Prize) and the University of Southampton. He taught at the University of Portsmouth and the National University of Singapore where he obtained his Ph.D for a thesis on professional liability in the property and construction professions.

Professor Lavers gives lectures on Part III courses at the Architectural Association, Cambridge, Oxford Brookes and Birmingham and on the M.Sc in Construction Law at King’s College, London. He is External Examiner on the M.Sc Construction Law at the British University in Dubai. Professor Lavers was awarded a D.Litt by the University of Portsmouth for ‘published work of high distinction’.