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Mastering Loss & Expense Claims (with Workshop)

On August 07, 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




Morning Lectures

Session 1 – Defining Loss and Expense

  • The definition of Loss and Expense
    • Actual Loss Incurred
    • Agreed Rates
  • Events Giving Rise to Claims
  • Global Claims
  • Common Law Claims
  • Cost of Preparing the Claim


Session 2 – Contract Provision for Loss and Expense

  • Notice Requirements
  • Nature and Forms of Notices
  • Condition Precedent and the Consequences of Failure to Give Notice or Make An Application
  • Qualification to Loss and Expense Clauses
  • Contemporaneous REcords on Delay and Disruption
  • Contemporaneous Records on Loss and Expense


Session 3 – Evaluation of Loss and Expense Claims

  • Records
  • Prolongation Claims
  • Disruption Claims
  • Financing Charges
  • Head Office Overheads


Afternoon Workshop


The afternoon will be dedicated to a practical workshop where participants will be given the opportunity to apply the subject matter of the morning lectures within a simulated live project scenario. Workshops has proven to be a very popular learning medium among participants especially as a means of applying the principles learnt during the lecture sessions.

What a recent participant said:

"the explanations by panellists were easy to understand and they walked through normal issues/scenarios that always occur at the site through a workshop.  Court cases were referred to as well, to understand more on the EOT.  And of course, a lot of Q&A between panellists and participants during the event.  If you ask me, whether I will join their Seminar again in the future, my answer will be yes."




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: Questions & Answer
12:30 – 13:30: Lunch
13:30 – 16:30: Workshops (inlcuding Afternoon Break)
16:30 – 17:00: Questions & Answer
17:00: Close



Early Bird Registration with full payment by 7 July 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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