TECHNOLOGY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE
TECHNOLOGY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY - A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE
In recent years, the construction industry has seen an increase in the uptake of digital solutions. To name a few, these include artificial intelligence, BIM and smart contracts. This event will explore the benefits of the increased use of technology in the construction industry, whilst highlighting the potential legal implications which all construction professionals should consider.
Beale & Co
4 Pump Court
Head of Intellectual Property and Technology Law
Andrew Croft is a senior associate in the Construction, Engineering and Infrastructure team at Beale & Co. He has a particular interest in Building Information Modelling (BIM). Andrew contributed to the 2011 Government BIM Strategy Paper, was involved in drafting the CIC BIM Protocol and has co-chaired BIM roundtable events.
Rebecca Keating is a barrister at 4 Pump Court with experience in a variety of technology related disputes. Rebecca has a longstanding interest in technology and the law. Prior to joining Chambers, Rebecca worked at Dropbox's European Headquarters. Her work focused on assisting clients in the large-scale deployment of cloud technology, this covered issues such as data protection and data security. She is also a committee member of the Society for Computers and Law Women in Technology group.
Ian Rogers is head of Intellectual Property and Technology Law at Arup. Ian leads Arup’s venturing programme, regularly speaking around the firm about the importance of intellectual property and exploring new ways to commercialise work. He then advises on the legal structures to support the ventures.