CPD – Dubai – The 3 R’s (Records, Records, Records) – 4 December 2019

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RICS is delighted to invite you to a CPD run on The 3 R’s (Records, Records, Records), which will be held on 4 December 2019 at B303, The Design House, Al Sufouh Gardens, Dubai.

Change in construction projects almost always leads to an increase in costs and/or delays to completion. The effects of these are often the source of considerable dispute between the parties which could involve lengthy and expensive proceedings to achieve a resolution. Maintaining detailed and good quality records will assist in agreement of issues.

This seminar will explain the importance and context of the necessary documentation to be collected.

Learning Outcomes:

  • A wider understanding of the various records that can be readily maintained on a project;
  • Understand the interaction between parties in maintaining good records;
  • The significance of record keeping in dispute avoidance;
  • The pitfalls of not having adequate records when faced with formal dispute proceedings.

Speaker: Phil Duggan – Regional Head of Diales (Middle East), Diales

About the Speaker

Phil is a quantity surveyor with over 25 years of experience in the construction and engineering industries. He particularly deals with the preparation and valuation of variations; claims for prolongation disruption and acceleration, disputed accounts and counter-claims and damages.

Phil gained 12 years working experience with two of the UK’s largest multi- discipline construction and engineering contractors. In this time Phil carried out a full range of quantity surveying and commercial management functions on power station projects, water and sewage treatment works, petro-chemical and other process plants as well as major civil engineering projects across the UK.

For the past 16 years, Phil has been a consultant involved in claims, dispute, and expert work on major projects around the globe including UK, France, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Russia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, UAE, South Africa, Singapore, Peru, Canada, USA, Australia, and Japan.

Phil has experience across many sectors of the construction industry including power generation, water and sewage treatment, petro-chemical and process plants, roads, tunnels, rail, and major domestic and commercial building. He has been instructed on behalf of employers, engineers, main contractors, sub-contractors, and JV partners in dispute.

Phil has been involved in many different dispute resolution procedures in various jurisdictions including litigation, arbitration, adjudication, expert determination, mediation and DAB’s.


B303, The Design House

Al Sufouh Gardens, Dubai


18:00 to 18:30 – Coffee, networking & registration

18:30 to 19:30 – Presentation

19:30 to 20:00 – Q&A


Do not send payment via bank transfer as this form of payment is no longer acceptable for CPD events.

Please note: We are unable to reserve a place at this event unless payment is made through this secure payment portal.

The presentation will start promptly at 6:30pm. If you have not been signed in by this time (6:30pm), you will not be able to claim your 1.5 CPD hours.


TRN – 100002591400003

December 04 2019


Date: December 4, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: 60AED
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