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Price fluctuations & contracts: dealing with uncertainty

Event organised by ICE

Date
18 January 2023
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Overview

During this evening event Brodies' construction team shall discuss the current challenges faced by the construction industry including price fluctuations, shortages of materials and procurement of insurances.

The talk will include:

  • Allocation of risk in relation to these matters under the SBCC/ JCT standard forms
  • Relevant considerations when entering into new contracts
  • Contractual ways to mitigate the impact of current challenges and to facilitate progress of planned development and projects.

Speakers

Jane McMonagle

Jane McMonagle

Brodies LLP

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Jane McMonagle

Jane is an Accredited Specialist in Construction Law by the Law Society of Scotland and has over 15 years’ experience in providing advice on all types of construction, infrastructure and engineering projects. She is dual qualified in Scotland and England & Wales.

Jane has extensive experience of advising clients on project-wide and strategic issues and acts for a mix of developers, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and funders. She is adept at managing very large and complex, multi-party, fast paced transactions dealing with the interests of a variety of stakeholders, coordinating teams and meeting tight deadlines. She advises on all types of standard form contract including JCT/ SBCC, NEC, IChemE and FIDIC on a range of projects for build contracts, EPC contracts, consultant appointments and facilities management contracts.

Manus Quigg

Manus Quigg

Brodies LLP

Partner

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Manus Quigg

Manus is a partner in the contentious construction team and has been with Brodies since 2006. He has extensive experience in resolving construction disputes utilising the formal processes of litigation, arbitration or adjudication, or through alternative dispute resolution, particularly mediation.

Manus first qualified as a solicitor in Bristol before moving to Scotland, and still represents clients in disputes across the UK.

Over the years Manus has been involved in resolving disputes relating to many of the major infrastructure projects in Scotland.

He is also an expert in insurance law and has managed many large professional indemnity claims, including the successful defence of a £52M claim relating to alleged defective design.

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Gordon Brown