Delay Claims in Construction Matters: Your Complete Guide

Delay and disruption are endemic in the construction industry and result in time and cost overruns. So how exactly do you quantify and evidence loss in these scenarios? And what about the common hurdles that often hinder successful claims? Whether you're a seasoned legal professional or a construction industry stakeholder, walk away with insights to enhance your approach in handling delay and disruption claims effectively. Don't miss this opportunity to gain a competitive edge in construction dispute resolution.

Wednesday, 21 August 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $91
Learning Objectives:
  • Receive practical guidance on how to formulate claims for delay and disruption
  • Consider the key pain points to ensure your claims success

Attend and earn 1 CPD hour

1.00pm to 2.00pm Delay and Disruption Claims in Construction Matters

Receive a detailed breakdown on how best to formulate a claim for delay and disruption in your construction matters as you consider:

  • Formulating claims for delay and disruption
  • Quantifying and evidencing loss
  • Common hurdles for successful claims

Presented by Katrina Van Houtte, Partner, Dentons and Kate Henderson, Senior Associate, Dentons


Katrina Van Houtte, Partner, Dentons
Katrina Van Houtte is a leading construction and dispute resolution lawyer with 14 years’ experience. Katrina joined Dentons Kensington Swan in July 2019 from the in-house legal team at Fletcher Building and is a Partner in the firm’s Auckland office. Katrina has a broad practice and advises clients on both front-end and back-end construction matters. Given her background in litigation and public law, Katrina also advises clients on a range of other commercial and public law disputes. Katrina has true industry sector experience at the coal-face of the issues that have troubled the industry in New Zealand in recent years. Katrina has been involved in most of New Zealand’s largest building and infrastructure projects in the last few years and her experience includes: the review and preparation of construction contracts, consultancy agreements, performance guarantees and all other related project contractual arrangements (standard form and bespoke); advising on delivery issues that arise during the lifecycle of the project; and advising on the resolution of disputes, whether by way of negotiation, mediation, adjudication under the Construction Contracts Act 2002, arbitration or Court proceedings. Katrina is highly valued by her clients who appreciate her dedication to securing best-for-business outcomes. Her experience enables her to bring a unique perspective and approach the problem from the client’s point of view.

Kate Henderson, Senior Associate, Dentons
Kate is a Senior Associate and construction specialist within Dentons' Major Projects and Construction team in New Zealand. She provides project advice from initial stages to completion, and acts on a wide range of infrastructure and construction disputes. Kate regularly advises clients on a diverse range of issues arising during a project’s life cycle, including amongst others, the resolution of payment disputes, variation and extension of time claims, and is well versed in a variety of standard form construction contracts. She has extensive experience advising clients on defect claims, including weathertightness defects. She is experienced in the resolution of disputes by way of mediation, arbitration and court proceedings and has particular experience with and interest in adjudication.


Delay Claims in Construction Matters: Your Complete Guide


Single Session
Wednesday, 21 August 2024
1.00pm to 2.00pm New Zealand
CPD Hours 1
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $91
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