Alternative Dispute Resolution with Níamh Ní Chróinín, Associate Director, HKA
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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a way of resolving disputes without going to court. The three most commonly-used methods of ADR are negotiation, mediation and arbitration. Reasons for choosing ADR instead of a court proceeding would be lesser costs, more private proceedings, or the need for a speedier resolution. Over the next 30 minutes, Níamh will discuss the differences between claim and dispute, the difference between the various methods, the limitations of using ADR and much more.

Host: Wendy Hobbs, PQS(F)
Guest: Níamh Ní Chróinín, BEng MSc, CEng MICE, MRICS
Producer: Ryan Schriml



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About Our Guest(s)

Níamh Ní Chróinín, Associate Director, HKA

Niamh Ni Chroinin holds a degree in Civil Engineering and an MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution. She is also dual chartered; civil engineer and quantity surveying. Niamh’s experience includes project management, contract management, procurement, bid management, dispute resolution, and design management. She has in excess of 10 years site experience on heavy civils and utilities projects, infrastructure and buildings construction and fit out. Niamh is now working in the dispute resolution/ claims industry as an Associate Director with HKA specializing in productivity claims and delay analysis. Niamh is the Co Director for the Prairies Chapter of the Society of Construction Law.


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