KSA, Riyadh CPD on Risks Arising Under Construction Contracts and Saudi Law combined with Typical Pitfalls of Construction Contracts in Saudi – 9 December 2019

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RICS is delighted to invite you to a CPD event run on Risks Arising Under Construction Contracts and Saudi Law combined with Typical Pitfalls of Construction Contracts in Saudi which will be held on the 9 December 2019 in Riyadh, KSA.

Summary of the topic:
A view of exploring the intricacies of the risks arising under Construction Contracts in the KSA whilst taking account of the current market trends. The session will also discuss the shortcomings of contract drafting experienced in KSA;  project records commonly present in other parts of the world and also the records required for raising claims. The session will provide an update on FIDIC suites.

Learning outcome:

  • Knowledge in FIDIC contract principles including the new guidelines
  • The updated 2017 contract suite and the correlation of those risks under Saudi Law


Paula Boast | Partner | Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Scott Park | Claims Director | Faithful +Gould

About the Speaker

Paula Boast is a Partner of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP and their Head of Construction Engineering & Projects for the Middle East. She specialises in projects across the region, in particular Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Qatar. Her extensive experience includes real estate and development, regeneration, infrastructure and utilities, hotels, leisure and tourism, residential, industrial and commercial, education and healthcare, both in the private and public sectors. Paula acts on behalf of government and regulatory clients including Bahrain Ministry of Works and Oman Public Authority for Electricity and Water. Private sector clients include project employers and developers, lenders and investors, contractors, subcontractors and consultants. Paula’s recent projects include CaliforniaLand at Dubai World, Tadamul Tower Riyadh Stock Exchange, ALBA Line Extension, Dukhan Road East Network, Bahrain International Airport, King Abdullah Medical City, Education City Doha, Marriott West Bay Doha, Investment Gateway Bahrain, Opus Dubai and Diaaf Bahrain. Paula also assisted the Bahrain Ministry of Works in the drafting and publication to market of its first ever Standard Suite of Construction Contracts (2009 Edition) based on FIDIC forms.

Scott Park is a Claims Director of Faithful+Gould. He has over 20 years of claims and project management experience throughout the Middle East, Algeria, India, and Trinidad & Tobago. He has provided consultations to projects in distress including power plant, metal refinery, oil & gas refinery complex, LPG plant, refinery complex expansion, oil & gas U&O, petrochemical plant, rail, water treatment plant, highway, and building. Scott has prepared expert reports for arbitrations and provided arbitration management services.

Northern Ring Road
P.O. Box 47117
Riyadh 11552
Saudi Arabia

1800 to 1830     – Coffee, networking & registration
1830 to 1835     – Introduction of the speaker and RICS updates
1835 to 1915     – Speaker Presentation Q&A (45min)
1915 to 1945     – Speaker Presentation Q&A (30min)
2000 to 2030     – Q&A (30min)

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 1830. If you have not checked in by this time (1830), you will not be able to claim your 2 CPD hours.

All practicing RICS members are required to record at least 20 hours of CPD (including a minimum of 10 hours of formal CPD) completed each year. It has come to our attention that certain RICS members in this region have declared as complete CPD events that they have booked but not attended. Please note that we maintain attendance registers at RICS training and CPD events. We will also be carrying out extra checks on CPD records and, where dishonest recording is identified, the matter will be brought to the attention of the RICS regulation team and may result in RICS pursuing disciplinary action.


December 09 2019


Date: December 9, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost: 60AED
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Northern Ring Road P.O. Box 47117, 11552 Saudi Arabia


CPD Riyadh
Phone: +9714 375 5807