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Simon Hale
A paper presented to the Society of Construction Law on 21st July 2020.
Paul Tamburro
A paper based on the highly commended entry in the Hudson essay competition 2019
David Sawtell
A paper based on the commended entry in the Hudson essay competition 2019
An SCL event

What's new

The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the results for the 2020 competition.

SCL now offers podcasts which have been recorded in order to provide members with new content during the COVID-19 outbreak. You will need to be logged in as a member to listen to them.

A selection of photos from the SCL Lunch in London in February is available online.

Video of the S&T v Grove event

Following the settlement of one of the most important construction law cases of the decade, the SCL and TECBAR held a mock Supreme Court hearing on 21 January 2020 with the counsel who would have appeared. A video of the event, together with the slides and delegate pack is available to members and registered academics.



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The Society welcomes new members. You are eligible if you are interested and professionally involved in construction law. Members come from all sectors of the construction industry, for example, architects, engineers, surveyors, contractors, developers, solicitors, barristers, arbitrators and experts.

We offer three types of membership: Ordinary Membership (Premium or Discounted), Junior Membership and Overseas eMembership. See a comparison of the different types here.

Benefits of membership include: meetings, published papers, a monthly newsletter, member-only content on the website, discounts and much more.

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Podcasts and Webinars

Joseph A McManus Jr, Joanna Pugsley and Eamonn Conlon
County Waterford based Siobhan Fahey moderated this webinar.
James Bessey and Jonathan Ward
This webinar considers the legal and practical issues which arise on the Claimant and Defendant’s side in bringing and defending claims for defective cladding.
Peter Clyde
Peter Clyde (Addleshaw Goddard LLP) discusses the findings of the survey undertaken by Ian Trushell (Engineering and Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University) and himself
Dr Hamish Lal, Brian Hutchinson, Prof Doug Jones AO, Denise Kennedy, Anthony Houghton SC, Prof Mohammed Abdel Wahab
A webinar moderated by Professor Brian Hutchison from University College Dublin