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Vancouver Luncheon: A Loss Prevention Case Study Workshop
March 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
About the Presenters:
Cameron Elder, Partner, Harper Grey LLP
Cameron Elder is a Partner with Harper Grey and the Chair of the firm’s Construction & Engineering Law Group. Cameron’s civil litigation practice is diverse, spanning the areas of health law, construction, commercial litigation, and real estate disputes. He has appeared in all levels of BC courts.
Cameron’s construction law practice is focused on defending engineers and architects against error and omissions claims, and advising on risk management, including contracts, insurance, and pre-litigation dispute resolution. Cameron advises owners, general contractors, and consultants on commercial and real estate disputes involving CPLs, builder’s liens, easements, restrictive covenants, purchase and sale disputes, and strata disputes.
Rob McLeod, CIP, CAIB
Rob has practiced commercial insurance for several years. He focuses on professional liability protection for architects, engineers, law firms, and realtors. Rob’s experience working with clients in different industries, like manufacturing and building ownership, allows him to provide his clients with full protection for their property, income interruption, and liability risk exposures.
About the Topic: A Loss Prevention Case Study Workshop
Case study of a real project that turned into a $20 million claim arising from a defective wall system. It highlights a prime architect, its interior design and mechanical subconsultants in the development of multimillion dollar hotel complex on a university campus.
- Study an actual claim to identify the sources of risk and actions that could have mitigated the situation;
- Consider how poor communication can lead to project disputes;
- Explore the breakdowns in business practices that led to the claim and learn strategies to avoid such error;
- Reflect on the lessons learned and identify potential weaknesses in your firm—and develop practice improvement steps.