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Education Seminar: Managing Construction Projects and Resolving Disputes

Wed 06 Mar 2013

Registration: 10.00 | Start: 10.30 | Finish: 12.00 | Lunch and Networking: 12.30

Minerva House, 5 Montague Close, London, SE1 9BB

While school building programmes bring many benefits to schools, the entire process can be difficult to manage and risky without the correct advice.  The aim of this seminar is to equip your staff and governors with the knowledge they need to oversee construction work and will focus on the following areas:

The political imperatives – Andrea Squires, Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

  • Accessing basic needs funding for expansion projects
  • Update on the Priority School Building Programme
  • Managing the estate

Managing construction projects – Eleanor Kilminster, Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

  • Basic guide to construction contracts
  • Procurement of construction projects
  • Top Tips for avoiding problems

Resolving construction disputes - Gurpal Virdee, John Rowan and Partners, and Eleanor Kilminster, Partner, Winckworth Sherwood

  • Managing complaints
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration versus Litigation
  • Remedies

Who is this for?

Headteachers, school business managers, premises staff, diocesan officers, project managers and advisors to schools.


Andrea Squires (Winckworth Sherwood), Eleanor Kilminster (Winckworth Sherwood) and Gurpal Virdee (John Rowan and Partners)

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