Next events

Non-SCL events

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Centre of Construction Law - Eleventh Michael Brown public lecture

HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ACT 1974 – VINTAGE MODEL IN NEED OF AN OVERHAUL
• A disconnect has developed between prospective and retrospective understanding of health and safety statutory duties
• There is now excessive reliance on deterrent sentences following fatal accidents, without a clear message
• There is a need for reliable and effective guidelines on minimum standards required of employers
• We need to revisit the original objectives and concepts of the Robens Report

Friday, April 17, 2015
Transnational Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry

A conference organised by the Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution.

More details in this Flyer

Delay and Disruption Protocol

This Protocol has been prepared by the Society of Construction Law for determining extensions of time and compensation for delay and disruption. Published on October 16th 2002, It exists to provide guidance to all parties to the construction process when dealing with time/delay matters. It recognises that transparency of information and methodology is central to both dispute prevention and dispute resolution.

You may download a 2.6MB Zip file containing the Protocol here. Or you can purchase printed copies here.

Quoting the Protocol
Provided that the Society’s written permission is sought (admin@scl.org.uk) extracts may be reproduced in articles, seminar notes etc. Permission will usually be given provided that no more than 10% of the total text is quoted, and that the source is acknowledged. SCL also asks that the website address, www.scl.org.uk is given.

Latest news

Charities supported by the SCL

We have more information on construction related charities and the work they do. Read more

ESCL Master Thesis Prize 2015

Registration is open for the fourth ESCL Master Thesis Prize. First prize is €2500. Deadline is May 30th. Full details in this flyer

'Concurrent Liability: where have things gone wrong?'

For the text of a Lecture by Lord Justice Jackson to the Technology & Construction Bar Association and the Society of Construction Law on 30th October 2014, click here.

SCL prize for performance

Winner of the SCL Prize for the best performance in the Bath Construction Law Module. More details

SCL Tie and Pin available

To mark the Society of Construction Law's 30th Anniversary, we are pleased to offer our members the option of purchasing the new Society Tie and Pin. The Tie can be bought for £24.00 including VAT. The pin can be bought for £6.00 including VAT.

Graduate Prizes

SCL has awarded a number of Graduate Prizes. More details