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UK and European Leaders in Construction Law

What a great turnout for this webinar with speakers and guests from around the world. A massive thank you to Dr. Gabriella Gálik and Kim Franklin QC who shared their expert knowledge and experiences through a lively presentation and engaging Q&A. Thank you also to all our guests who shared questions and experiences too; this is what makes our webinars inclusive to the wider construction and engineering industry. 

Hung(a)ry for Construction?
Dr. Gabriella G
álik, KCG Partners Law Firm
Gabriella gave an interactive talk on the Hungarian market and covered: 
  • Information about Hungary - the heart of Europe
  • Foreign companies in the Hungarian construction industry
  • Contracts, securities
  • Disputes, solutions in Hungary

How to Win Adjudications?
With Kim Franklin QC, Crown Office Chambers

Following Gabriella, Kim provided a great insight into the adjudication process:
  • The Ultimate Low Tech Dispute Resolution Procedure
  • Realistic Expectations – Reasonable Timetable
  • Expert Evidence
  • Defining The Issues

To watch the video and access the notes from this webinar, please follow this link:
Notes and Video: April- UK and European Construction Law Leaders - Barton Legal Solicitors in Leeds

International Feature Articles 
Vladimir Vencl
QED Construction Consulting Services LCC, Belgrade

Global Claims in Construction
There are a lot of uncertainties surrounding global claims on construction projects. Most importantly, there is no widely accepted, crystalized and firm approach for their presentation and resolution. For these reasons, this article will not put much weight to any current standings that could apply in particular countries or legal systems. Instead, it will attempt to identify universal and recurrent issues and common sense approach in addressing these claims

Read the full article here:
International Feature: Global Claims In Construction - Barton Legal Solicitors in Leeds
Liam Gray 
Advent Mediation

Mediation in the Middle East:
Is there any Appetite?

Mediation is one of several forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”). It is essentially the least formal and most flexible form of ADR and relies on the mediator facilitating discussions between the disputing parties in order to assist them in reaching their own resolution – self-determination.

Read the full article here:
International Feature: Mediation in the Middle East: Is there any Appetite? - Barton Legal Solicitors in Leeds
Save the Date: 2021 Speakers

We are delighted to have secured international industry leading individuals to speak at our webinars.  Please add in 'save the dates' for our webinars and more information on each event will be provided in due course:  

John Caruso and Lucy Garrett QC - 20 May 2021 - 11AM GMT (Find Here)

John Caruso, Partner, Tindall Gask Bentley Lawyers (Australia) will be sharing insights into Australia's construction sector and highlighting lessons learned from the pandemic.  Following John, Lucy Garrett QC, Keating Chambers (UK) will be taking us through her expert guide to 'Exclusion Clauses'. 

Nicholas Baatz QC and Jon Broome - 24 June 2021  - 11AM GMT (Find Here)
Richard Wilmot-Smith QC and Yonsoo Kim - 22 July 2021- 11AM GMT (Find Here)
20 Questions - 19 August 2021- 11AM GMT (Find Here)
Marion Smith QC and Robert Gerrard - 23 September 2021- 11AM GMT (Find Here)
Alfonso Pelosi - 14 October 2021- 11AM GMT (Find Here)
Sanjida Qualifies - Construction Solicitor 

Bill Barton, construction director, said “We are thrilled that Sanjida has started the next chapter in her legal career. Throughout her training she has gained acute knowledge in respect of a variety of construction contracts, and has also been at the forefront of the development and changes when it comes to conducting remote trials. We look forward to supporting Sanjida and the rest of our team as we start this financial year, with plans and aspirations for growth in both the national and international legal markets”.
Read More: Sanjida Qualifies - Barton Legal Solicitors in Leeds
International Council for Commercial Arbitration Conference: 26th - 29th September

We are attending the ICCA Conference in Edinburgh in September, which is running from 26th - 29th. ICCA’s biennial Congress is the largest regular gathering of international dispute resolution specialists worldwide.
Learn more here: Home - ICCA 2021 (
International Contracts

We are specialists in international contracts.  "The best known international form of contract is FIDIC who provide standard forms of contract to an internationally acceptable standard."
Learn more here: International Contracts - Barton Legal Solicitors in Leeds
Case Law and Legal Updates
Here is a link to interesting and relevant cases/updates in recent months that focus on arbitration: Read more here.

Our Webinars: Be Part of Something Great

Our engaging webinars are suitable for national and international audiences, where we are always honoured to have guests from around the globe.  To date our webinar series has attracted guests from over 60 nations, featuring influential and international speakers dealing with a diverse range of construction and engineering topics.  We very much hope you can join us for our sessions in 2021.
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