Recent developments on extension of time and liquidated damages

Understanding legal developments concerning extensions of time and liquidated damages


The webinar will cover on the recent legal developments concerning extensions of time and liquidated damages. In particular, the speakers will focus on the legal position of concurrent delays under standard form contracts in Singapore and in particular, the recent Court of Appeal decision in Ser Kim Koi v GTMS Construction Pte Ltd [ 2022] SGHC(A) 34 where the Court of Appeal and the High Court below had the opportunity to consider the interpretation of provisions in the SIA standard form contract relating to applications and grants of extensions of time and when time for completion becomes set at large.


Who should attend

This seminar will be useful to contract administrators, project managers, contract managers and those involved in the day to day running and operation of building contracts in Singapore.


Course Outline

  • Concurrent delays and treatment under standard form contracts in Singapore

  • Prevention principle and contracting out of the prevention principle

  • Recent caselaw developments on extensions of time and liquidated damages


Course Fees:

SCAL Member Fee: $162.00

CIJC Member Fee: $194.40

Non-Member Fee: $194.40


Trainer Profile

Christopher Chuah,

Partner, Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering, International Arbitration, China and Myanmar Practices, WongPartnership LLP and President, Chartered Institute of Building, Singapore (CIOB)

Christopher has extensive experience in overseas and international projects. In January 2018, Christopher was amongst the inaugural batch of select practitioners to be appointed Senior Accredited Specialist in Building and Construction Law by the Singapore Academy of Law for his years of experience in construction matters. He was

amongst the first batch of adjudicators to be accredited under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B, 2006 Rev Ed). He is also a member of the Construction Adjudication Accreditation Committee and co-editor of the Singapore Construction Adjudication Review. Christopher has also acted as leading counsel in many landmark construction cases. He is also an adjunct professor in Construction Law at the Law Faculty of the National University of Singapore.


Deborah Hoe,

Senior Associate, Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering Practice, WongPartnership LLP

Deborah’s practice focuses on a wide range of dispute resolution matters. She has represented developers, contractors and consultants in local and international arbitrations, court proceedings, adjudications and

mediations. Her experience spans matters involving road infrastructure projects, water and land reclamation projects, waste management facilities, data centres, residential and office buildings, airport terminals and hospitals.

Deborah also specialises in front-end project advisory work, such as drafting, reviewing and advising on tender documentation and building contracts (including standard forms such as the SIA Articles and Conditions of Building Contract, PSSCOC, the REDAS D&B Conditions of Contract and the FIDIC Conditions of Contract).


Chiam Yunxin,

Senior Associate, Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering Practice, WongPartnership LLP

Yunxin main areas of practice encompass dispute resolution involving a diverse range of commercial disputes in litigation, arbitration and statutory adjudication. She has also been involved in project advisory work, regularly advising clients on issues arising out of the entire project life cycle.

She has acted for and advised developers, contractors and consultants in matters relating to residential buildings, office buildings, airport terminals, water reclamation plants and Mass Rapid Transit projects.

Course Duration

0.5 Day Course

  • Training Hours – 3.0 hours

  • Assessment Hours – 0 hours

Medium Of Instruction

  • English

Funding Information

This webinar is not eligible for funding.



PDU: 2 Units

CET: 2 Hours

CPAS: 3 Units


Course Brochure

Recent developments on extension of time and liquidated damages



An e-Certificate of Attendance will be issued to participant who complete the course with 100% attendance. 



A notice of replacement / postponement together with the full particulars of the new participant (for replacement) must be given to us AT LEAST 3 working days before course commencement. A charge of S$50 (replacement) or S$100 (postponement) will be imposed on such changes. 



A notice of cancellation must be given at least 3 working days before commencement of the course and 50% of course fee will be charged /returned. If notice is given less than 3 working days before the first day of the course, there will be no refund/100% charged.


Special Class

Available upon request.


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