Course Code: CPD0831/2022
GPM: General and Professional Matters
H&S: Health and Safety including Occupational Safety and Health
OTM: Environment, Information Technology, Quality and Other Technical Matters not directly related to a Trainee's own discipline
Course Name
Hybrinar: Legal Aspects of NEC Contracts: Principles and Practice
19 August 2022 (Fri)
9:30am - 5:00pm
Organized by
Hong Kong Legal Training Institute
HKMA, 14/F, Fairmont House, 8 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong. (TBC)

The new NEC4 contract has been launched in June 2017. The use of NEC contracts for public procurement is gaining much momentum in Hong Kong. With the innovation and principles of early warnings, compensation events and risk management procedures adopted, the legal principles and realities shown from decided cases overseas are of useful guidance to those in Hong Kong adopting or planning to adopt the NEC contract on a wider spectrum of projects. 


This hybrinar aims at providing a critical review and update of the legal cases concerning the use of NEC contracts based on experience overseas. Through discussion of real lessons learnt, the law and practice on areas that those involved need to be alerted to be highlighted. 


The hybrinar will be divided as below:-

  • NEC vs traditional standard form: overview & update
  • ntroduction to NEC contracts and optionsRoles and responsibilities of key parties
  • Spirit and obligation of mutual trust & cooperation
  • Interpretation of key NEC provisions: express terms and implied terms
  • Lessons learnt and applying NEC: programme & compensation
  • Adjudication: what, how, and dos and don’ts
  • Situation discussion / case study exercises

Cantonese (with English materials) 


The actual amount of the administration / training advisory charges by the Hong Kong Legal Training Institute are calculated on a training–by-training basis and will vary in individual training/course according to the circumstances at the time. 


Please complete and return the standard reply form addressed to

Hong Kong Legal Training Institute, Rm 503, Tower Two, Lippo Centre, Admiralty, Hong Kong with the below payment methods:-


  1. A crossed cheque made payable to “Hong Kong Legal Training Institute Ltd.” OR
  2. FPS ID “169170578” and send the transaction record to

mail: or Tel: +852 2869 6322 

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