Forthcoming meetings and events

Unless marked otherwise, the meetings are free to members and their guests. There is usually a link to go to book your places. Bookings can only be made by logged in members. Please contact our administrative office with any queries.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014
1.30 for 2.00pm
London
CCL & SCL Junior Committee - Introduction to the basics 2014

Tendering and procurement (Julie Stagg – Withers LLP)

Standard forms, old and new (Richard Bailey – Goodman Derrick)

Claims (Liam Holder – Navigant)

Defects and their legal remedies (Sarah Williams – Keating Chambers)

Dispute resolution (Nicholas Gould – Fenwick Elliott LLP & King’s)

Development and Finance (Helen Garthwaite – Wedlake Bell LLP)

This annual seminar is for those considering specialising in construction and for junior or
recently appointed staff encountering construction issues for the first time. It provides a
general introduction to many of the widely encountered principles, as well as identifying
some current ‘hot topics’.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
5.45 for 6pm
Birmingham
Variations: Can the employer ever be under a duty to instruct a change?

Michael Sergeant

Michael O’Shea
Ian Yule

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For further enquiries please contact beverley.jones@weightmans.com

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
6.30pm
London
Debate on the SCL Review of Experts in Dispute Resolution
Her Honour Frances Kirkham CBE

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Thursday, September 11, 2014
6.15pm
Leeds/Wakefield
Termination – The Pitfalls

Jess Connors & Adam Robb of 39 Essex Street

Jonathan Hawkswell
Jonathan Hawkswell

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Friday, September 12, 2014
12.30 for 1pm
Leeds/Wakefield
SCL Lunch in the North of England

Alastair Sneddon
The Derbyshire livestock auctioneer
Described by many as “Hilarious – dry humour from dry stone wall country”

Jonathan Hawkswell

Please note this event is now fully booked. If you wish to be placed on a reserve list please email frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
Overseas venue
Constructing A Better World

The Society of Construction Law Malaysia invites you to the 5th International Construction Law Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Further information can be found at http://clic2014.com/index.html

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
6.00 for 6.30pm
Maidenhead
A Mock Adjudication
A joint event between SCL and Thames Valley Branches of the CIArb
Mamas Stavrou
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
6.00 for 6.15pm
Milton Keynes
Duty to Warn - whose job is it

Samuel Townend, Keating Chambers

Hamish Lal, SCL Councillor
Thursday, September 25, 2014
6.00 for 6.30pm
Poole
Hugh Saunders will speak on "Assignment and Sub-contracting" and James Davison will speak on "Enforcing Adjudicator’s Decisions"

Hugh Saunders and James Davison, 3PB

Jonathan Cope, SCL Councillor
Ryan Greening

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Friday, October 3, 2014
12 noon for 12.30pm
Glasgow
The SCL Lunch in Scotland

Jim Robertson

This event is now SOLD OUT. Please email frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk if you wish to be placed on a reserve list.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
6.30pm
London
SCL President's Reception

Cost £42 inclusive of VAT which includes Drinks and Canapés.

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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Saturday, October 11, 2014
Overseas venue
Construction Contract, Arbitration and ADR (Alternatives Disputes Resolution)
ESCL Conference 2014

The Italian Society for Construction Law will host the upcoming Annual Conference of the European Society for Construction Law (ESCL). The conference will be held in Milan (Italy)

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Thursday, October 9, 2014
5:45 for 6pm
Bristol
Contractual attempts to limit liability

Jennifer Jones, Atkin Chambers

Tom Wrzesien

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
6.30pm
London
Limitation and exclusion

Ben Patten QC and Richard Liddell

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
6.00pm
Durham
Don’t be led up the critical path

Stephen Lowsley (Diales) and Christopher Linnett

Michael Foster

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Thursday, October 16, 2014
6.30pm
Cambridge
Delay and disruption claims under the NEC's ECC contract

Steven Walker QC, Atkin Chambers

Shy Jackson, SCL Councillor

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Monday, October 20, 2014
6.00pm
Manchester
Adjudication, Litigation and Limitation: challenging Adjudicator's decisions in Court

HHJ Stephen Davies, TCC

Brodie McAdam

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6.00 for 6.30pm
Royal Tunbridge Wells
Delay and disruption claims under the NEC's ECC contract

Steven Walker QC, Atkin Chambers

Jonathan Bowcott
Jonathan Bowcott

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
9.00am
Overseas venue
We Build Egypt - Construction Contracts Development, Challenges and Dispute Resolution

The American University in Cairo in conjunction with the Society of Construction Law UK proudly announce the launching event for SCL Egypt by holding an all day conference. Further information can be found at http://www.aucegypt.edu/sse/ess/sclegypt2014/Pages/Registration.aspx or please contact sclegypt@aucegypt.edu / info@almansoury.com

Thursday, October 30, 2014
5.30pm
London
The TECBAR Annual Lecture - “Concurrent Liability: Where have things gone wrong?”

Lord Justice Jackson

Michael Soole QC

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014
6.30pm
London
Assessment of damages - certainty and loss of a chance

Samuel Townend, Keating Chambers

Mr Justice Ramsey

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Thursday, November 6, 2014
5.30 for 6.00pm
Southampton
The Perfect Expert’s Report
A joint meeting between the Southern Branches of the CIArb, SCL & RICS South

Mark Thomas & Marion Smith

Jessica Tresham

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Thursday, November 27, 2014
5:45 for 6pm
Bristol
Variations: can the employer ever be under a duty to instruct a change?

Michael Sergeant, Holman Fenwick Willan LLP

Hamish Lal, SCL Councillor
Tom Wrzesien

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
6.30pm
London
The Limits of Adjudication: The Impact of the European Convention on Human Rights
A joint SCL/TECBAR event

Andrew Bartlett QC

Mrs Justice Carr DBE, TCC London

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Friday, December 12, 2014
12 noon
Dublin
SCL Lunch in Dublin
Susan Bryson

Cost: £75 per person including VAT. Included in the price is a self-guided tour of the GUINNESS STOREHOUSE in advance of the lunch.

Friday, February 6, 2015
12.30 for 1pm
London
SCL Lunch at the Brewery 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
6.30pm
London
tbc

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
6.30pm
London
Joint SCL/American Bar Association event

TBA

TBA

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Friday, March 6, 2015
8.15
Leeds/Wakefield
SCL Leeds Annual Conference
Jonathan Hawkswell
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
6.30pm
London
tbc

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6.30pm
London
The Society's AGM
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
7.30pm
London
The Society's Annual Dinner 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
6.30pm
London
tbc

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015
6.30pm
London
tbc

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
6.30pm
London
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Tuesday, September 8, 2015
6.30pm
London
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Tuesday, October 6, 2015
6.30pm
London
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Tuesday, November 3, 2015
6.30pm
London
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
6.30pm
London
tbc

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