Next events

Non-SCL events

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - Friday, July 3, 2015
CIArb Centenary Conference, International Arbitration: The Principles

Judicial figures and leading experts in International Arbitration from around the world will be meeting in London this forthcoming July for the CIArb flagship London Centenary Conference: ‘The Principles’ Registered delegates will hear from over 25 speakers, representing 10 jurisdictions from around world. SCL Members are entitled to an exclusive 10% delegate registration fee discount worth upto £60. Quote ciarbl1510 when booking online.

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 ( 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, is given.

Latest news

Delay & Disruption Protocol Review: Consultation with SCL members – until 24 April 2015

As noted in the March 2015 newsletter, the committee tasked with reviewing the SCL Delay & Disruption Protocol has reached the stage where there is now available a draft of the proposed amendments to the Protocol relating to the first two issues the subject of the review. The proposed amendments, with an explanation of those amendments, are contained in the attached document. Feedback is sought from SCL members during the consultation period, which expires on 24 April 2015.

Price Adjustment Formulae Indices consultation

The RICS has confirmed that the formal consultation process is now open on the Price Adjustment Formulae Indices for Civil Engineering (including the ‘Baxter’ Indices). A consultation paper and a feedback form can be downloaded from The consultation is open until 20th April 2015. SCL members are welcome to participate in the consultation and download and complete the feedback form.

SCL Hudson Prize 2014 prizewinners announced

The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the results for the 2014 competition. More

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.