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The third event in the FIDIC Covid-19 Webinar Series 2021 took place on 30 March 2021 with an event looking at how the pandemic has affected construction disputes, how FIDIC contracts can help bring the industry together and how working flexibly can avoid costly disputes, writes FIDIC communications advisor Andy Walker.
The webinar “To dispute, or not to dispute?” saw 530 people attend and was moderated by FIDIC chief executive Nelson Ogunshakin. The speakers included barrister Lindy Patterson QC from 39 Essex Chambers, Mohamed Ali Janah, president of the International Federation of Asian and Western Pacific Contractors’ Associations, Rebecca Shorter, partner at international law firm White & Case and James Perry, a partner at international arbitration firm PS Consulting.