Letters of intent – what’s the risk?

Letters of intent – what’s the risk?


Letters of intent are often described as “the riskiest way to form a contract” – yet they are heavily used in the construction industry. This webinar reviews the pitfalls of using letters of intent, along with some recent case law.

 Geraldine Fleming discusses the legal implications of issuing letters of intent.

Geraldine has 25 years’ experience working in the construction industry.  Her early experience was as a Quantity Surveyor for Balfour Beatty Construction Limited.  She is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a main contractor background and has been involved in a wide range of building and civil engineering projects.

Geraldine is legally qualified, having completed a law degree and solicitors exams.  She has extensive experience of dispute resolution including negotiated settlements, adjudication, arbitration and litigation.  She has been involved in resolving matters such as variations, claims for extensions of time, loss and expense, disruption and liquidated damages.  She is an accomplished lecturer and regularly presents courses for the ECA, CIOB, HKA (prev Knowles) and in-house lectures to a wide variety of clients.


Specialisms: Contracts Management
Free  35m
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