The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

Everything was going so well, until the contract crashed

12:15 PM – 4:45 PM
Hilton Belfast

The event will provide an overview and guidance in how both clients and professionals should approach the selection of a contract for a project. Highlighting the choice of available forms of contract; the reasoning behind the choice; the implications of choice on the project and the parties to the contract; concluding with the impact of making both the incorrect and correct choice.


  • Lindy Patterson QC, a barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, specialising in international arbitration and adjudication.
  • Dennis Baldwin, a director of Soma Contract Services Limited, has over 40 years’ professional experience in construction, commercial and contractual consultancy
  • John Riches, managing director of Henry Cooper Consultants, Norwich, with over 40 years’ experience acts in building, civil engineering, process and heavy engineering, nuclear, mechanic al and electrical


£60.00 per person, no charge for fulltime students.

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