Technical Seminar on the Resolving Disputes in Engineering Projects in Hong Kong

(Jointly organized by the Construction Dispute Resolution (CDR) Committee, Building Division, Civil  Division and Geotechnical Division of the HKIE)

Date: 26 February 2024 (Monday)

Time: 06:30pm to 08:00 pm

Venue: Chun Wo & Hsin Chong Room, 10/F, HKIE Headquarters

Enrollment Deadline: 21 February 2024


  • Ir Vincent LI (Barrister -at-law)

Mr. Vincent Li is a practicing barrister, and a member of the HKIE in the civil discipline. He is also a U.K. Chartered Engineer, and a NEC4 ECC Accredited Project Manager. He is included in the lists of mediators, adjudicators, and arbitrators of various local and international institutions including the HKIE. He is also included in the Hong Kong Government’s approved list of Dispute Resolution Advisors.

Before joining the legal profession, Mr. Li has been working in the construction and commercial fields for more than 25 years, involved in various construction and investment projects in Hong Kong and in mainland China. In addition to technical and commercial matters, Mr. Li was also responsible for handling the contractual and legal issues arising from these projects, including resolution of disputes by means of mediation, arbitration and litigation.

Mr. Li is now practicing as a barrister working on various arbitrations, as well as civil and commercial litigation cases. He also acts as the arbitrator, mediator, dispute resolution advisor, and NEC Advisor/Specialist in various cases and projects involving commercial and construction matters.

Mr. Li is one of the co-authors of the book Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide (2nd Edition) published by Sweet & Maxwell in 2011; and the book Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong published by the HKU Press in 2017. He has also been serving as a part-time lecturer and visiting lecturer at the University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University teaching subjects relating to construction law and dispute resolution.

Programme Highlight :

Disputes are not uncommon in construction projects, regardless of the project nature and magnitude. It often takes tremendous amount of effort and time to settle the disputes after the completion of the construction works, inducing significant financial burden of different scales to various parties involved in the projects.

With the legislation of security of payment in the pipeline, the culture for resolving disputes in engineering projects in Hong Kong is likely to enter a new chapter. Our speaker will share his experience and insight for handling construction disputes in Hong Kong by means of different mechanisms, with a view to providing some fundamental knowledge to our members for dealing with the anticipated challenges ahead.

You are cordially invited to join this seminar to learn more on the captioned from our speaker.

Registration details:

  • The seminar is free of charge with maximum of participants of 30.
  • Prior registration is required. It will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis with priority given to Members of Construction Dispute Resolution (CDR) Committee, Building Division, Civil  Division and Geotechnical Division of the HKIE. For registration, please apply online at: –

  • Confirmation notice will be shared with successful registrants at least 3 days before the date of the event.
  • CPD certificate will be provided to the attendees.

Enquiry details:

For enquiries, please contact Ir Jenny MAK or Ir Eva LEE via email