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PAM 2018 - A Clause by Clause Guide

On November 13, 2024
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The benefit

  • Speakers Who Are Experienced construction industry practitioners
  • Comprehensive Seminar Notes
  • Live Questions & Answer Sessions
  • Reference to Malaysia Standard Form 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 course 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”
  • “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
  • HRD Corp claimable
  • An e-certificate of attendance will be issued





Session 1 – Introduction to PAM 2018

  • History of the Form
  • Background and Intended Use
  • Structure of the Contract
  • Definitions
  • New Features and Key Changes in PAM 2018
  • Comparison with other Malaysian Forms
  • CIPAA Adjudication and PAM 2018


Session 2 – Clauses 1 to 10

  • Clause 1 Contractor’s Obligations
  • Clause 2 Architect’s Instructions
  • Clause 3 Contract Documents, Programme and As-built Drawings
  • Clause 4 Statutory Obligations, Notices, Fees and Charges 
  • Clause 5 Levels and Setting Out of The Works
  • Clause 6 Materials, Goods and Workmanship to Conform to Description, Testing and Inspection
  • Clause 7 Royalties and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Clause 8 Site Agent
  • Clause 9 Access To The Works
  • Clause 10 Site Staff


Session 3 – Clauses 11 to 17

  • Clause 11 Variations, Provisional And Prime Cost Sums
  • Clause 12 Contract Bills
  • Clause 13 Contract Sum
  • Clause 14 Materials And Goods
  • Clause 15 Practical Completion and Defects Liability
  • Clause 16 Partial Possession by Employer
  • Clause 17 Assignment And Sub-Contracting


Session 4 – Clauses 18 to 23

  • Clause 18 Injury To Persons Or Loss And/Or Damage Of Property And Indemnity To Employer 
  • Clause 19 Insurance Against Injury To Persons And Loss And/Or Damage Of Property
  • Clause 20A Insurance of New Buildings/Works – By The Contractor
  • Clause 20B Insurance of New Buildings/Works – By The Employer
  • Clause 20C Insurance of Existing Building or Extension By The Employer
  • Clause 21 Date of Commencement, Postponement And Date for Completion
  • Clause 22 Damages for Non-Completion
  • Clause 23 Extension of Time


Session 5 – Clauses 24 to 29

  • Clause 24 Loss And/Or Expense Caused by Matters Affecting The Regular Progress Of The Works
  • Clause 25 Determination Of Contractor’s Employment By Employer
  • Clause 26 Determination Of Own Employment By Contractor
  • Clause 27 Nominated Sub-Contractors
  • Clause 28 Nominated Suppliers
  • Clause 29 Works By Craftsmen, Tradesmen Or Other Contractors Employed Or Engaged By Employer


Session 6 – Clauses 30 to 40

  • Clause 30 Certificates And Payment
  • Clause 31 Outbreak Of Hostilities
  • Clause 32 War Damage
  • Clause 33 Antiquities
  • Clause 34 Mediation
  • Clause 35 Expert Determination
  • Clause 36 Adjudication
  • Clause 37 Arbitration
  • Clause 38 Notice
  • Clause 39 Performance Bond
  • Clause 40 Governing Law




Full-Day Seminar

Time Task
8.30am - 9.05am Registration & Introduction
9.05am - 9.55am  Session 1
9.55am - 10.45am Session 2
10.45am - 11.05am Morning Break
11.05am - 12.00pm  Session 3
12.00pm - 12.30pm Questions & Answer
12.30pm - 2.00pm Lunch
2.00pm - 2.45pm Session 4
2.45pm - 3.30pm Session 5
3.30pm - 3.45pm Afternoon Break
3.45pm - 4.30pm Session 6
4.30pm - 5.00pm Questions & Answer
5.00pm Close




Early Bird Registration with full payment by 13 October 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 lunch, coffee/tea breaks and seminar notes

*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. They bring in excess of fifty years' experience of working in Asia Pacific. The Charlton Martin Group provides 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.


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