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Construction Contract Principles for Engineers: Delivering Projects Successfully | Autumn CPD Series 2019 - Lecture 2 of 4 "NEC Contracts - Why are they different?"

  • Date(s)
    Monday, 14 October 2019
  • Time(s)
    From 7:00 PM
  • Venue
    Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork

About the event

The second in a series of four in our Autumn 2019 CPD Series where Richard Patterson introduces attendees to "NEC Contracts - Why are they different?"  giving

  • a general overview of the NEC family and the construction contract (ECC)
  • key strengths and potential pitfalls
  • key differences from "traditional" contracts
  • key points from 20 years of learning
  • time to answer any question

Case studies (links to NEC website):

Luas Cross City Line & Pallas Foods Distribution Centre

About the speaker

Richard Patterson is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Procurement Specialist at Mott MacDonald.  He acts as a focal point for NEC experience in Mott MacDonald and delivers ECC project manager accreditation training for NEC.  He has published several papers, many articles, a guide note and a book chapter on various aspects of the NEC.


Admission is free for members (Membership number required)
Non-Members: €30/lecture with a discounted rate of €100 for all 4

Advance booking is required and must be made using the link provided

Other dates in this series

21st October - OGP review of procurement of public works projects
29th October - Construction Contract Dispute Avoidance, Minimisation & Resolution

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Members:  free of charge

Non members: €30 per lecture

CPD record - 1 hour

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