Qatar CPD on Managing Risk on Major Infrastructure Projects – 22 April 2019

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RICS is delighted to invite you to a CPD event run on Managing Risk on Major Infrastructure Projects’ which will be held on the 22 April 2019, at Marriott Marquis City Center, Doha Qatar

Summary of the Topic: The presentation will cover methods of procurement and contracts, risk management, contract management and dispute resolution in relation to infrastructure projects in the Middle East.

Learning outcome:

  • Learning about different procurement and contract models used in the region.
  • Learning more about different risk management methods.
  • Learning more about contract management.
  • Learning more about dispute resolution.

Paul Prescott | Legal Director | Pinsent Masons LLP QFC Branch
Gabriel Olufemi | Associate| Pinsent Masons LLP QFC Branch

About the Speakers

Paul (Legal Director) is a full-time member of the Infrastructure team in the Qatar office with over 12 years’ experience of which 5 years of those are working in the Middle East. He specialises in construction and engineering law and has substantial experience of advising clients on contracting arrangements on major infrastructure projects in Qatar, UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Africa, Russia and the United Kingdom.

Paul has expert knowledge and in-depth experience of standard form contracts for the procurement of construction and engineering projects using FIDIC, NEC, ICE, ICC, ICE, MF/1, IChemE, LOGIC and JCT.

Gabriel specialises in construction and engineering law and has experience of providing legal advice on high-value complex projects for public and private sector clients in the infrastructure sector.

Gabriel has advised clients on the procurement and delivery of facilities, venues and infrastructure during all stages of the project lifecycle in the Middle East, Far East, Africa and the UK. This included providing advice on project structure, procurement strategy, contract strategy, tender and award of the contract, contract administration, completion and handover, operation, dispute avoidance and financial close out of the project. Gabriel was a member of the legal team at the Olympic Delivery Authority during the peak period of procurement activity for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Marriott Marquis, City Centre Doha
Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Area 61, Aldafna, Street #850, Doha, Qatar
T: +974 4419 5000

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

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.

April 22 2019


Date: April 22
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: 60AED
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Marriott Marquis, City Centre Doha

Omar Al Mukhtar Street, Area 61, Aldafna, Street #850, Doha, Qatar Doha, Qatar


Phone: +971 4 375 5807