Oman CPD on FIDIC 2017 New Claims and Dispute Regime – 16 January 2019

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RICS is delighted to invite you to a CPD event run on FIDIC 2017 New Claims and Dispute Regime which will be held on the 16 January 2019.

Synopsis of the Topic: Will be exploring the contractual makeup and operations of the new employer and contractor claims regimes under Clause 20 as well as the associated DAB and Arbitration regimes now housed within Clauses 21 and 22 of the 2017 Edition FIDIC Red Book,

Learning outcome:
To understand the nuances of the New FIDIC regime as against the previous contained FIDIC 1999 1st Edition.

Speaker: Paula Boast | Partner | Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

About the Speaker
Paula 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.

Park Inn by Radisson Muscat
PO Box 1635 PC 133 Al Khuwair Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
T: +968 2450 7888

1800 to 1830                 – Coffee, networking & registration
1830 to 1835                 – Introduction of the speaker and RICS updates
1835 to 1930                 – Speaker Presentation
1930 to 2000                 – 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 1830. If you have not checked in by this time (1830), you will not be able to claim your 1.5 CPD hours.

All practising 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. 


January 16 2019


Date: January 16, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: 60AED
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Park Inn by Radisson Muscat, Oman

PO Box 1635 PC 133 Al Khuwair Muscat, Oman


T: +968 2450 7888



Phone: +971 4 375 5807