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Understanding NEC3 Compensation Events (ECC)

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Cork Location (TBC)

17:00 - 19:00 (registration 16:30)


The use of NEC3 in Ireland on building and civil engineering contracts is steadily increasing. It is essential that those administering or managing an NEC3 ECC is fully aware of the mechanisms of the Early Warning and Compensation Event system.

This seminar will look at the NEC3 (ECC) Compensation Event system including:

• Understanding when to early warn;

• The time frames for notifying and what both Contractor and PM responsibilities are; and

• How the operation of the programme, payment and change management provisions work.

In addition this seminar will assist with the concept and practice of the NEC in theory and reality. This will include:

• The advantages;

• The pitfalls; and

• The surprises.


David McNeice, Associate at Quigg Golden

David is an experienced legal professional with extensive experience in contract management and dispute resolution, specialising in adjudication, mediation and other forms of ADR. David advises on all aspects of construction law, including contract drafting, management of dispute and risk assessments. David is Course Leader for the ICE Law and Contract Management Course (NEC3) in Dublin, Belfast and London.

Places are limited and allocated by registering in advance only and will be on a first come first served basis. Refreshments will be provided.


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