ACEG in association with FIDIC and FIDIC accredited training supplier - Cornerstone Seminars, UK

Outstanding two-day FIDIC Contracts Workshop
"The FIDIC Contracts - A Practical Guide to Understanding and Using the FIDIC Conditions of Contract 1999".

This special two-day event offers a complete up-to-date review of the effective  understanding and use of the FIDIC Contracts currently in use. The FIDIC Contracts Module 1 Workshop programme has been designed to be highly practical and includes active participation in 'hands-on' workshops and discussion sessions.

Download the workshop programme here.


Workshop will be led by FIDIC Accredited workshop leader Taner Dedezade. Daduna Kokhreidze in one session will cover FIDIC use in Georgia.

FIDIC Accredited workshop leader Taner Dedezade, is an engaging, highly qualified and well-known FIDIC Expert, very experienced in the use of FIDIC Contracts. 

Taner Dedezade is a FIDIC Accredited Speaker. He has presented many seminars in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South America on both FIDIC Contracts and FIDIC Claims on behalf of Cornerstone Seminars. He is a lively, knowledgeable and engaging expert speaker.

He is a barrister, with over 15 years of experience, specialising in FIDIC Contracts and Alternative Dispute Resolution at Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers Ltd. He represents both international contractors and employers involved in FIDIC projects under the FIDIC Red, Yellow and Silver Books across Europe, the Middle East and Africa undertaking advocacy as necessary in relation to (mainly FIDIC) DAB’s and (mainly ICC) arbitrations.

He has been involved in several international construction cases both on behalf of the contractor and the employer where disputes have arisen following termination of FIDIC contracts. When acting for either party, this has involved preparing strategies designed to minimize the risks involved. He has also developed a particular expertise in the enforcement of DAB decisions having acted as sole counsel in arbitration proceedings concerning the same and having written various articles on this complex subject.

He has a diploma in International Commercial Arbitration from Queen Mary College, London and a distinguished MSc in Construction Law and Arbitration from King’s College London. He now lectures and tutors the King’s College London Construction Law MSc course. Taner is an acknowledged expert in FIDIC contracts and a published author in the field of International Construction Law and International Arbitration Law.

Daduna Kokhreidze is an engaging speaker, highly qualified and experienced in the use of FIDIC Contracts. She will cover FIDIC Contracts use in Georgia.

Daduna Kokhreidze is a Partner at law firm Nodia, Urumashvili & Partners. She is with the firm since the day of incorporation in 2005 and leads construction law practice of the firm.

Daduna’s has an MSc in Construction law and dispute resolution from King’s College London and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She is the founder member and the president of the Georgian Association of Consulting Engineers (ACEG) - FIDIC Member Association. Daduna is the translator and the legal reviewer of the FIDIC Red Book to Georgian. She acts as an adjudicator under FIDIC rules.

Daduna specialises in construction law and dispute resolution and deals with construction disputes and construction contracts. She has significant experience in advising on procurement, drafting and negotiating construction contracts, on dispute avoidance and in dispute resolution in all forms including litigation and arbitration. She has extensive experience in the use of the FIDIC Contracts.

She is a regularly invited speaker at construction industry and arbitration events. She has lectured at CIArb Member qualification course and a previous FIDIC accredited training on FIDIC Contracts in Georgia. Daduna has lectured Construction Law to LLM students at Free University of Georgia and is an invited lecturer at Ilia State University to deliver a lecture on construction contracts.


This event will be of great interest to all those actively involved in international projects, including representatives from Consulting Engineers, Contractors, Funding Agencies, Employers, Insurers, Manufacturing Organisations as well as Project Managers and representatives from the Legal and other Construction Professions.


Participants receive copies of the FIDIC Contracts (Conditions of Contract for Plant and Design Build - Yellow Book and Conditions of Contract for Construction MDB Harmonised Edition - Pink Book), plus full written documentation.

Participants will receive FIDIC course completion certificate.


The language of the workshop is English.


  • General Registration Fee - EURO 650 (+ 18% VAT)

  • Registration Fee for ACEG Members - EURO 550 (+ 18% VAT)

For multiple delegates, the fee for the 3rd and subsequent delegates is discounted by 10%. For group discount, please kindly contact us at

Payments within Georgia shall be made in equivalent GEL in accordance with the exchange rate established by the National Bank of Georgia at the date of payment. Cross-border payments can be received in EURO.

The full fee is payable in advance and includes the cost of all lunches, refreshments, tuition, course certificate and documentation, including a copy of FIDIC Yellow and Pink books. 


We propose two convenient payment methods:

  • Bank transfer

  • Online payment by PayPal for cross-border transactions - transaction fee of 3.4% + 0.35 EURO shall apply.

Payment is required in advance of the event. We reserve the right to refuse admission or withhold materials if payment is not received.

After we receive your application, we will send you the invoice and/or money request via PayPal.


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Refunds (less 20% charge to cover administration and tax-related costs) will be made for cancellations received in writing no later than 14 days before the event. After this date it is regretted that refunds of fees will not be made. Participant substitutions can be made at any time.

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of ACEG and/or Cornerstone Seminars to change the contents or timing of the programme, the speakers, the date or the venue. In the unlikely event of the programme being cancelled by ACEG and/or Cornerstone, we will automatically make a full refund.


Participants are responsible for arranging their own travel, visas and overnight hotel accommodation. Such costs are not included in the fee.

Special rates on hotel rooms are offered by the Rooms Hotel Tbilisi for the workshop participants for 19-23 November (subject to availability). Please contact the Rooms Hotel Tbilisi directly at for special rates.