On 27th January and 3rd February 2021, the AGS Loss Prevention Working Group hosted their first webinar series entitled Commercial Risks and How to Manage Them. Both events were sponsored by legal specialists, Beale & Co.
This two-part series, was chaired by Jo Strange, (Technical Director at CGL), and saw six specialist speakers presenting across two webinars; Basic Contractual Risk Mitigation and Limiting Particular Liabilities. Event speakers included; Dr Russell Jones, (Principal / Senior Legal Consultant, Golder Associates), Hugh Mallett, (Technical Director, Buro Happold), Charles Hayward, (Associate Director, Griffiths & Armour), Zita Mansi, (Senior Associate, Beale & Company), Rachel Griffiths, (Contracts Manager, Fugro) and Joe Jackson, (Managing Director, Jackson Remediation).
Over 325 delegates registered for the webinar which looked at topics including; the battle of the forms, the importance of definitions when agreeing scope and objectives, how to avoid professional indemnity claims, the critical difference between “fitness for purpose” and “due care and diligence”, Collateral Warranties, “letters of reliance” and the assignment of reports and historical contractual arrangements and how they have evolved.