Dealing with Prolongation Claims from Client and Contractor’s Perspectives

22 March 2023

Brief details of the talk

Prolongation claims are common claims in HK construction industry, however, there are many disputes of the assessment of the prolongation claims which will worsen the contractual relationship and may lead to alternative dispute resolution which will increase the burden of the time and cost for both parties.

Kevin Lai and Vicky Fung will talk about their experience on the assessment of the prolongation claims from the client and contractor’s perspectives.

CPD Code:CPD20230322S

Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers

Date:22 March 2023 (Wednesday)
Time:7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue:Online Media Platform - Zoom

Kevin Lai

  • BSc(Hons), LL.B., MSc, LL.M., MHKIS, MRICS, MHKIVM, MHKICAdj, RPS(QS), Accredited Adjudicator
  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 16 years working experience in undertaking multi-faceted responsibilities in project management, contract administration, project planning, feasibility study, cost control and value management for various public and private projects (residential, luxury houses, hotels, offices, quarters, hospitals, laboratory, vehicle depot, police stations, fire station, logistic center, library, crematorium, flight simulator, primary school, university, Olympic equestrian venue, etc.).

Vicky Fung

  • MRICS, MHKICAdj, ACIArb, MSc (CPM), BSc (Hons), Accredited Adjudicator
  • Vicky is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 12 years’ pre and post contract experience and her skills include tender preparation, contract administration, cost reporting, and budget and claims management. Vicky provides specialist cost, procurement and contract advice on high-value and complex infrastructure and building projects including universities, a sports complex, residential housing, government and public buildings and a rail terminal. Vicky has provided the assistance to the named expert in the preparation of quantum expert reports of the Arbitration case in Hong Kong. Vicky is also involved in the preparation Mediation case in Hong Kong by supporting documents from the quantum and delay aspects.
Language:Cantonese supplemented by English
CPD Hour(s):1.5
Enrollment Fee:HKICM Member HK$ 150.00
Non-member HK$ 180.00
Deadline:15 March 2023 (Wednesday)
Register Link:Register

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  2. The talk will be conducted online via Zoom. Successful registrants will be notified separately via email with the meeting ID in due course to the online event . 
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