Together with the CIOB and CIArB, we are delighted to invite you to our seminar at our Southampton office on 10 October, discussing disputes and how things can go wrong with construction contracts and what can be done to resolve the issues.
Jessica Tresham, partner at Blake Morgan will be speaking on ‘When it goes wrong in court’.
Jessica is an experienced and technically astute litigator based in our Southampton office. She is known for her experience in high value and technically challenging construction and engineering related contentious matters. Jessica defends and brings claims in the Technology and Construction Court in addition to advising clients in relation to arbitrations, adjudications, all forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution and insurance related issues. Jessica is ranked as an ‘up and coming’ lawyer in Chambers and Partners. Jessica is an elected council member for the prestigious Society of Construction Law. She is also a member of Constructing Excellence Hampshire and the Southampton Property Association.
Mark Atherton Bsc(Hons) DipAdj, DipArb, DipLaw, FRICS, FCIArb, Mediator & Barrister (unregistered) will focus on the forms of Alternative Dispute Resolutions available to the parties when a dispute arises and the potential benefits and pitfalls.
He has over 30 year’s experience working in the construction industry both in the UK and abroad. He specialises in dispute resolution and providing contractual advice and has acted as a Mediator and represented parties in numerous adjudications and arbitrations. He has previously presented talks for the RICS, SCL, CIOB and CIArb Southern Branch.
If you have any queries about this seminar please email us.