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EVENT FOUR YEARS ON – CHRISTCHURCH EARTHQUAKE 2015 EVENT – 23rd February

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Cash Settled? Have a Defective Repair? Concerns with Land?  Stuck with EQC? Foundation Issues? Still Being Assessed?

23rd February 2015  |  Transitional Cathedral

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Lane Neave Lawyers in association with Anthony Harper bring you this event. Tickets are free with a gold coin donation requested which will go to the Transitional Cathedral. Optional registration on Eventbrite: Four Years On Christchurch 2015

Key Note Speakers
Dr Duncan Webb

Dr Webb will discuss topics such as what does a land claim look like, the process and how to take a strategic approach towards a solution.  He will provide opinion on the use of techniques such as ILV, jacking and packing and the cost to repair land.  Dr Webb will touch on cross lease issues and retaining walls.

Peter Woods

Mr Woods will discuss standard of repairs, issues for claimants with EQC, inordinate delay, the process when deadlock with EQC, faulty repairs and the process to follow in this situation.

Mr Woods is heading the EQC Group Action.

Both will touch on what to do post cash settlements, including the responsibilities of the home owner to repair, implications for future insurance and responsibilities when selling or renting home that has been cash settled.
EXPERT PANEL
An expert panel including an insurance advocate, engineer and a quantity surveyor will answer questions throughout the evening.  Members of the panel will speak to topics such as managing insurance going forward, faulty foundation repairs, the role of MBIE and consenting matters.
MC – Ali Jones
·        Peter Sparrow (Director Building Control and Rebuild, Christchurch City Council)

·        Stewart Harrison (Professional Quantity Surveyor, Harrison and Associates)

·        Zoran Rakovic (Chartered Professional Engineer, Structura Consultants)

·        Cam Preston (Insurance Commentator)

·        Bevan Craig (LBP / Foundation Specialist, Underfoot)

·        Dean Lester (Insurance Specialist & Advocate)

·        Dr Duncan Webb (Lane Neave, Insurance Legal Specialist)

·        Peter Woods (Anthony Harper, Group Action Lawyer

For more information search:  Eventbrite Four Years On Christchurch 2015 or email one of the organisers: Melanie Tobeck-Bourke:  info@jotomero.co.nz | 021 449 584

Author: Sarah-Alice Miles

I believe in the enormous power of the human spirit and the power within each of us to effect major change. "The only triumph over evil is for good men [and women] to do nothing". Trained as a lawyer, psychotherapist and mediator. My goal is to make my voice heard for the causes in which I believe so as to improve and contribute to a more sustainable and equitable society. https://thechristchurchfiasco.wordpress.com/

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