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Resolving and avoiding disputes - the alternatives!

Join Gullands Solicitors and Base Quantum and Atkin Chambers for a free seminar on

Negotiation, Mediation & AdjudicationTuesday 22nd May 2018


4pm: Arrival and refreshments
4.30pm-5.45pm: Presentations and Q & A
5.45pm-7pm: Drinks and networking

The Spitfire Lounge,
Maidstone United Football Club, James Whatman Way, Maidstone, ME14 1LQ

To reserve a place contact Lizzie at



About the speakers:


David Brown

Partner Gullands Solicitors
David Brown is a solicitor and Partner at Gullands Solicitors and he heads the Construction Department, working with clients across Kent. David has a wide range of experience of contentious and non-contentious construction work. He acts for local authorities, developers, main contractors, sub-contractors, construction professionals and their professional indemnity insurers. David also undertakes insolvency and property related litigation.

David has been recognised for his work in the 2018 edition ofThe Legal 500 and has achieved a Band 2 ranking in the 2017 Chambers & Partners legal directory. David has recently been invited to talk at RICS CPD events.


Danny Frost

Bsc (Hons) MRICS Base Quantum
Danny possesses 30 years of experience in both civil engineering and building works and has a detailed working knowledge of a number of standard forms of contract including JCT, NEC and ICC. He has worked both in the private and public sectors for contractors, sub-contractors, employers and developers, which has provided him with a detailed understanding of how the construction industry operates. Danny has undertaken senior and management responsibilities for both large and small organisations.

He is passionate about helping people resolve problems and has vast experience in both building and civil engineering works over a wide range of projects – this equips him to provide a high standard of professional advice. Danny is also an assessor for the RICS, which allows him to give something back to the industry and help train young surveyors to become future leaders and construction professionals.


Mathias Cheung

Barrister at Atkin Chambers
Mathias’ practice covers all areas of Chambers’ work, including construction, engineering and infrastructure, energy and utilities, information technology, professional negligence, and international arbitration. In particular, Mathias acted as junior counsel in a complex TCC dispute regarding the redevelopment of the Rolls Building, and he has also acted successfully in numerous adjudications in relation to PFI hospital and school projects, letters of intent, payment disputes, defects and repudiation/termination.

As a native of Hong Kong, Mathias is fluent in both Cantonese and Mandarin, and he is therefore able to takeinstructions for cases involving Chinese-speaking parties and Chinese documentation. He has recently acted
as junior counsel in a high-value arbitration in Hong Kong involving complex delay and defects claims, and is appreciated by clients for being personable, hardworking and quick to get to grips with complex details in terms of delay analysis, technical issues and quantum.

Mathias is the winner of the SCL Hudson Prize 2015 for his essay entitled ‘Shylock’s Construction Law: the Brave New Life of Liquidated Damages?’, and has published widely in the Construction Law Journal, International Construction Law Review and the Construction Law magazine.