The aim of this webinar is to draw out the key themes of construction case law that featured in 2021. It will cover the new practice direction on witness statements, expert evidence and the role of experts within the TCC, limitation periods and liquidated damages.
This webinar is chaired by Ken Sadler and Michael P. Gerard.
This event is free, pre registration is required. Register here
Ryan Turner has significant experience in a wide range of construction and commercial disputes. He maintains an active court-based practice in trials and interlocutory applications alongside his work as a led junior.
As junior counsel Ryan has acted in several disputes arising out of national and international infrastructure projects and has experience of advising as sole counsel in a range of construction claims. He has recently acted as junior counsel in an ICC arbitration concerning a large infrastructure project in the Middle East with an overall value in dispute of at least $500 million. He is currently instructed in an ongoing PFI dispute concerning fire safety defects in a hospital complex.
Ryan is familiar with a broad range of standard form and bespoke contracts used across the spectrum of construction projects, including the JCT, NEC and FIDIC forms. He also has significant experience in claims brought by or against the National House Building Council, the market-leading insurer and warranty provider for new-build and refurbished properties in the UK. He is regularly instructed to advise in respect of adjudications, including providing early-stage advice in respect of final account and “smash and grab” payment notice disputes.
Ryan is also a keen follower of academic developments in construction law. In 2018 he received 2nd prize in the annual Hudson Essay Competition run by the Society of Construction Law for his paper titled‘Hanging by a slender thread: Design obligations in construction contracts following MT Højgaard v E.ON’. This paper was presented to the SCL at the National Liberal Club. Ryan is also a contributor to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor’s isurv platform as the author of the section on Corporate Manslaughter.