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Construction and Engineering Disputes – the Importance of Contracts

This course covers the importance of establishing effective contracts looking at both contentious and non-contentious matters. This course is suitable for land, property and construction professionals and covers:

Law and contracts:

  • negotiating contracts
  • forms of construction and engineering contracts
  • bonds and guarantees related to contracts.


  • adjudication
  • arbitration
  • and alternative dispute resolution

Matthew Needham-Laing is a partner in Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP Real Estate practice who spearheads the firm’s Construction and Engineering group in the UK. Prior to becoming a solicitor, he qualified and practiced as an architect for 10 years working on large hotel, office and retail projects.

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Matthew Needham-Laing, Partner – Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP Real Estate


The Hog’s Back Hotel, Farnham, GU10 1EX


Wednesday 7 March 2018, 9:20am–12:40pm

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