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Masterclass 6 IntermediateInformation


The FIDIC Yellow Book is constantly evolving and is used as the base template in a significant number of major construction projects around the globe.

Having confidence navigating the FIDIC structure and understanding the key clauses and the principles underpinning them is essential to successful negotiations. However legal knowledge on its own is not enough; negotiation skills are key to fully leverage that legal knowledge.

This course will look at the clauses primarily from a Scots law perspective but will also consider the application of English law.

It will also cover negotiation methods to overcome positional bargaining.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • Key changes on the FIDIC update
  • Common pitfalls and mistakes
  • The role of the engineer
  • Defects liability
  • Indemnities
  • Suspension & termination
  • Force majeure
  • Intellectual property
  • Limitation of liability
  • Claims, disputes and arbitration
  • Brexit
  • Extension of time
  • Changes in law
  • Execution of contracts
  • Negotiation methods; BATNA, Negotiation Jujitsu, overcoming positional bargaining/hard bargainer

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Masterclass | 07.10.2019

Glasgow | 9:30am - 5:15pm

Navigating the FIDIC Yellow Book - A Masterclass

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9:30am - 5:15pm
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