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Mastering Extension of Time Claims (with Workshop)

On May 08, 2024
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The benefits

  • Speakers Who Are Experienced construction industry practitioners
  • Comprehensive Seminar Notes
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Reference to Malaysia Standard Forms of Contract


Who should attend

  • Anyone involved in the administration of construction contracts including Architects, Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Contractors, Subcontractors, Principals, Lawyers, Government Bodies, Employers, Consultants, Project Managers, Suppliers, Planners / Schedulers


What participants have said about Charlton Martin Seminars

  • “Comprehensive seminar material”
  • “The Q & A sessions and case studies during the workshop were very practical and related to my work”
  • “The content and language used by the speakers was easy to understand and straight forward”
  • “The Speakers interacted well with the participants”
  • “Practical knowledge that helps in my daily work”


CPD Credit Points

  • This seminar qualifies to meet the CPD requirements of the Construction Industry Development Board, Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia, Board of Architects Malaysia, Board of Engineers Malaysia and international professions
  • HRDF Corp claimable
  • An e-certificate of attendance will be issued




Session 1 – Time under Construction Contracts

An explanation of the express or implied time obligations under construction contracts including concepts and implications surrounding Sectional Completion, Partial Possession and Practical Completion as defined express terms under the contract. Obligations such as the often express requirement to proceed regularly and diligently or with due expedition are explained. The duty to mitigate and the circumstances in which time may become at large under the contract will be reviewed.


Session 2 – The Administration of Time under Construction Contracts

An examination and detailed understanding of the administration processes when dealing with time under construction contracts including the obligation to provide written notice of delay, the way in which the programme should be treated to record delay and the detailed requirements when preparing the substantiation to justify delay. The obligations of the Contract Administrator when receiving delay notifications and claim submissions will be considered as well as highlighting practical actions by both parties to expedite delay issues in a timely manner.


Session 3 – Delay Analysis Techniques

The appropriate delay analysis technique to be used to demonstrate extension of time entitlement will be considered by examining the different available techniques as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each method. The golden rules of presentation will be explained. The status of the baseline programme and the way in which the programme may be revised will also be examined.


Session 4 – Liquidated Damages

The concept of liquidated damages will be explained including the law in Malaysia so as to clarify the circumstances in which liquidated damages may be imposed. This will include the procedural requirements which must be fulfilled in order for a valid imposition of liquidated damages to take place at any point in time.



Various scenarios will be considered in relation to the preparation and evaluation of extension of time claims from the Contractor’s and Contract Administrator’s perspective. Letter writing skills are addressed, group problem solving is undertaken and practical exercised are carried out to apply the material which has been learnt during the morning sessions.

What a recent participant said: "what pleased me most about the seminar was the workshop sessions which reinforced my learning experience and I get to apply these to my work environment"




08:30 – 09:05: Registration & Introduction
09:05 – 09:55: Session 1
09:55 – 10:45: Session 2
10:45 – 11:05: Morning Break
11:05 – 12:00: Session 3
12:00 – 12:30: Session 4
12:30 – 14:00: Lunch
14:00 – 17:00: Workshops
17:00: Close





Early Bird Registration with full payment by 8 April 2024 - RM 1,150 per person

1 - 3 participants - RM 1,300.00 per person

4 - 10 participants - RM 1,200.00 per person

For registration of more than 10 pax, please call Sheila K / Azimah for special rates at Tel: 603 2287 5175 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The fee includes PDF course materials

*The seminar fee payable is inclusive of Sales & Service Tax




BSc, LLB(Hons), MSc, MRICS, FCIArb, FMIArb, FSIArb, FMSAdj
Rodney is the Chief Executive of the Charlton Martin Group, having previously been employed as Group Regional Director and Senior Vice President of two major contracts consultancy groups in the Asia Pacific Region.  Of his 37 years of experience, 26 have been at senior level in this region.  Additionally, Rodney has worked for many clients in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and India.  Rodney holds dual qualifications in quantity surveying and law and as a chartered quantity surveyor is a specialist in construction contract consultancy providing professional and technical advice to clients relating to contract documentation, contractual claims, dispute avoidance and resolution.  He is an accredited mediator, panel arbitrator and panel adjudicator with the Asian International Arbitration Centre and is an experienced speaker within the region.  He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators as well as both the Malaysian and Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.  Rodney has been appointed as Expert Witness on matters relating to quantum and delay and has acted as lay advocate in arbitration proceedings.  Rodney has also been appointed as an arbitrator, mediator, adjudicator and dispute adjudication board member in Malaysia.  He has lived and worked in Kuala Lumpur since 1997.


BSc(Hons), LLB(Hons), Dip. Int. Arb., FCIArb, FMSAdj, MRISM, Reg.QS
John is a Director of Charlton Martin Consultants Sdn Bhd. John holds dual qualifications in quantity surveying and law, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the Malaysian Society of Adjudicator, a Certified Adjudicator under Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), a Registered Quantity Surveyor with the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia and a Member of The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia. John is a committee member of the Society of Construction Law Malaysia. John is a Panel Arbitrator and Adjudicator with AIAC.  In year 1996, John begun his career in quantity surveying and since year 1999, John has specialised in construction contract claims and dispute resolution. In his past employment from 1999-2007, John was trained by a seasoned construction lawyer in arbitration counsel work and interpreting contracts pursuant to canons of construction. John's all-round experience as a Quantity Surveyor, Claims Specialist, and Arbitration Counsel give him an added perspective in excelling in his present roles as an Adjudicator, Arbitrator and Expert Witness in CIPAA/arbitration/court proceedings.  Since year 2007, John has been an articulate speaker at seminars on construction claims in Malaysia. Apart from Malaysia, John’s project experience covers Asia, Mexico, Algeria and the Middle East.


BSc(Hons), PGDip, MSc, MBA, MSc, MRICS, MCIOB, MRISM, ICEACA, Reg.QS, Chartered Construction Manager
Shawn is a well-qualified multi-disciplinary professional with over 35 years of experience in construction, engineering, energy and infrastructure projects. His experience on large scale projects covers many sectors, executed under various contractual arrangements, inter alia, Traditional Contracts, Management Contracting, Construction Management, Design & Build, Turnkey, BOT, PFI and PPP. Shawn specialises in the provision of dispute related services, having previously been employed in two major contract consultancy groups and as senior commercial manager of a large multi-national company where he headed the commercial and risk division, managing and directing operation resources, oversees contract administration, arbitration, adjudication, and other legal matters. The combination of his technical, quantity surveying, project management, IT, law and business administration skills enables him to assist clients in a broad range of issues and maximising the prospects of success in a cost-effective manner. He counsels employers, contractors and subcontractors in commercial, retail, office, residential, civil engineering, industrial park, power plants and airport projects and was recognised for his ability to effectively resolve complex and difficult commercial and contractual matters.


CHARLTON MARTIN – Construction Contracts Consultants
Michael Charlton and Rodney Martin have worked together successfully for more than two decades, the majority of which have been as Chairman and CEO of the Charlton Martin Group. The Charlton Martin Group was established in 2007 with practices in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, providing services to the construction industry on contractual matters and contract administration; claims preparation; training and seminars; mediation; adjudication and arbitration services; litigation support and expert witness services. The Group is renowned for bringing high standards of integrity and professionalism to the work undertaken in each location.



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