Inaugural Africa Construction Law Conference


21st February 2018

We are delighted to be hosting a two day conference in Johannesburg with Pinsent Masons discussing construction law issues in an African context.

The experience of Keating Chambers and Pinsent Masons will be combined with senior members of the South African Bar. The conference is aimed at engineers, contract managers, in-house legal and others involved in the operational aspects of the infrastructure and energy sectors, and local law firms are also invited to attend.

Speakers and Topics

Keating speakers and topics are listed below, or the entire agenda can be found here.

  • Overview of Infrastructure Disputes in Southern AfricaRobert Gaitskell QC
  • The Influence of the Duty of Good Faith on Construction Contract ObligationsJohan Beyers
  • Latest Approaches to Concurrent Delay – Jane Lemon QC
  • Effective Use of Dispute Boards/Adjudication Panel DiscussionAbdul Jinadu
  • Acceleration Claims – Sarah Williams
  • Regional Arbitration Centres in Africa Prospects for CAJAC Challenges and Opportunities Dawid Welgemoed
  • Alternative Rights to Terminate a Commercial Contract: Successful Use and Liability for MisuseDavid Thomas QC

Conference Details

Date: 21-22 February 2018

Venue: The Wanderers Club, 21 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg, 2196

Day 1: Coffee and registration from 9am | Drinks and Networking from 5:30pm

Day 2: Coffee and registration from 9am | Departures at 5pm

Registration: To sign up to this event, visit the designated registration website


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