Construction Law & Claims Webinar (BC)

CIP Society Webinar

Insurance Institute of BC, BC [Map]
Date and Time: October 03, 2023 9:00am - 11:15am PST

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Construction law can be complex and challenging to navigate, especially for those who are not familiar with the legal system. With various laws, regulations and policies governing construction projects it is essential to have a clear understanding of the legal frame work to avoid disputes. Get an overview of the various construction laws and types of construction claims that can occur, both during and after construction completes.      

Webinar Objectives

Explore types of potential claims during and post-construction    
• Review construction law and the impact on claims, with a distinction between property and liability claims 
• Identify types of insurance policies when dealing with construction claims 
• Examine coverages and common exclusions of various construction insurance policies and how they work together in a claim
• Discuss construction claims case laws   

Webinar Presenters

Alexandre Maltas, Partner - Whitelaw Twining 
Alex joined Whitelaw Twining in 2007 and has broad experience before all levels of the British Columbia courts.  Alex's practice focuses on construction, commercial and professional liablity matters. In addition, he has particular expertise in construction insurance, warranty and surety related matters.

May Mehrabi, Senior Associate - Whitelaw Twining    
May began her career at Whitelaw Twining in 2013.  She has appeared on behalf of clients at all levels of courts in British Columbia.  May practices in the area of general insurance litigation with a focus on construction and professional liability matters.  She has extensive experience dealing with new home warranty litigation on both the defence and recovery sides. 

Number of Continuing Education Credits: 2 Technical CE Credit (BC)
Please be aware that tardy log-in or early log-out to/from the webinar will preclude IIBC from issuing a CE certificate for this education session.
* If you require CE credits for licensing renewal requirements in provinces other than BC, please check with you provincial licensing regulator for validity.

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 1, 2023

Fees: Before GST. Insurance Institute membership required

$80.95 IIBC Member
$71.43 CIP Society Member
$64.29 Corporate Rate (group of 6+) - Contact Winnie to register groups.

+$85.71 Insurance Institute membership for New Members (membership exp May 31, 2024 )

Cancellation Policy:   Participant substitutions accepted up to 24 hours prior to webinar (substitute must be current member). IIBC reserves the right to cancel the webinar due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Winnie Hon, CIP , Seminars & Events Specialist
Insurance Institute of BC
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