This Webinar by Michael Gerard Michael Gerard Solicitors will look at dispute resolution and avoidance in construction contracts.
Michael P. Gerard MSc PGDipLaw PGDipBar FCIOB MCIArb MAE
Solicitor, Adjudicator and Chartered Builder
Michael was called to the Bar in 2006 (Lincolns Inn) and since 2013 has been practicing as a solicitor specialising in construction, engineering and contract law. Prior to this, he practiced as a quantity surveyor before specialising in forensic quantity surveying and becoming an accredited expert with the Academy of Experts in the fields of quantum and delay. Michael is also a Chartered Builder and a panel registered adjudicator with the Royal Institution of British Architects, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and Hunt ADR.
Michael is the founding partner of Michael Gerard Solicitors (www.mg-law.co.uk), providing legal services on matters including pre-action protocol, party representation in adjudication proceedings and ADR (including mediation and negotiation), and contract drafting/review. Clients include principal and specialist contractors, industry professionals, local authorities, developers and employers.
Michael’s experience includes a range of public and private sector projects from schools, hospitals and housing to military and nuclear installations. He has also been involved in numerous instructions relating to tribunals and case management as well as in excess of 100 adjudications as adjudicator and party representative.
Michael regularly has articles published in the media and also lectures on various aspects of construction law.
CPD: 1 hour