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Exclusion Clauses and Good Faith Duties

Manchester
Speakers: Lucy Garrett QC, Tom Owen and Charlie Thompson, Keating Chambers
Venue: Friends Meeting House, Room F11, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS

Managing inflation, resource shortages and price increases in standard form construction contracts

Cardiff
Speakers: Caroline Greenfield, Barrister, Atkin Chambers
Venue: Blake Morgan LLP, One Central Square, Cardiff CF10 1FS

The SCL Lunch in Manchester

Manchester
Speakers: Rt Hon Lord Andrew Adonis PC, formerly the Labour Secretary of State for Transport
Venue: Radisson Blu Edwardian, Free Trade Hall, Peter St, Manchester M2 5GP

An Introduction to Public Procurement

Online
Speakers: Paul Henty, Beale & Co

Data Centres: What Do you Need To Know ?

Ireland
Moderator: Dermot Flanagan S.C (Law Library, Dublin)
Speakers: Niav O'Higgins (Arthur Cox), Vincent Fogarty (Diales, London) & James Turner (O'Reilly Stewart, Belfast)
Venue: Arthur Cox Solicitors, 10 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, Ireland D02 T380

Liquidated damages, partial possession and sectional completion: is Eco-World the brave new world?

Birmingham
Chair: Michael O'Shea
Speakers: Mathias Cheung, Atkin Chambers
Venue: Mills and Reeve, 78-84 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2AB

Building a claim by extrapolation –the legal and evidential blocks

London, Online
Chair: Andrew Singer QC
Speakers: HHJ Stephen Davies
Venue: National Liberal Club and Online

The role of the standing conciliator

Online
Moderator: Denise Kennedy (Ronan Daly Jermyn, Galway)
Speakers: Ciaran Fahy (arbitrator, adjudicator and conciliator)

Dispute resolution clauses

Online
Chair: Jonathan Spencer
Speakers: Steven Walker QC

The Society's AGM

London
Venue: Plaisterers’ Hall, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5JU

The Society's President's Reception & Annual Dinner

London
Venue: Plaisterers’ Hall, One London Wall, London EC2Y 5JU

Contract Damages for Defective Construction Work: An Unsolved Puzzle?

London
Chair: Mrs Justice Jefford DBE
Speakers: Dr Matthew Bell, Associate Professor and Co-Director of Studies for Construction Law, University of Melbourne
Venue: National Liberal Club and Online

Duty of Care in Contractual Chains - have we reached a consensus?

Online
Speakers: Sian Mirchandani Qc and Seohyung Kim, 4 New Square

Adjudication - Case Law Update

Online
Moderator: Lydia Bunni
Speakers: Martin Cooney, Byrne Wallace

Memorial Talk John Sims and Ray Turner

London
Speakers: Rowan Planterose and John Tackaberry QC
Venue: National Liberal Club and Online

The Use of Technology in International Construction Arbitrations

Online
Moderator: Sara Koleilat-Aranjo - Al Tamimi & Company
Speakers: Ben Giaretta - Fox Williams, Dr Yazan D Haddadin - Seraj Law & Mariana Verdes - Law Library

Law Review

Online
Chair: Ken Sadler & Michael Gerard
Speakers: Ryan Turner, Atkin Chambers

Design Risk – an engineer’s perspective: what goes wrong and why

Online
Speakers: Nick Barham, CCI

The Society of Construction Law Annual Spring Conference 2022

Leeds
Speakers: Mrs Justice O'Farrell DBE, Ryan Turner - Atkin Chambers, John Riches - Henry Cooper Consultants Ltd, Tom Owen - Keating Chambers, Michael Levenstein and David Pliener - Gatehouse Chambers
Venue: The Royal Armouries, Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT

Third party funding in 2022: the lawyer, the arbitrator and the funder's view

Online
Moderator: Michael Dillon - Horizons & Co
Speakers: Joe Durkin - LCM Finance, David Brynmor Thomas QC - 39 Essex Chambers, Hamish Lal - Akin Gump & Colin Monaghan - Mason Hayes Curran

The Building Safety Bill: what is it? where is it at? who is impacted? will it deliver?

London
Chair: Jonathan Pawlowski
Moderator: Zoe de Courcy, Infrastructure Sector Partner
Speakers: Panellists - Katherine Metcalfe, Legal Director at Pinsent Masons specialising in advice on health and safety, fire safety and environmental matters; Charmaine McQueen-Prince, In House Counsel, HomeGround Management Ltd; Pete Wise, Technical Director of Fire Engineering, Part B specialising in fire engineering, fire risk management and operational firefighting
Venue: National Liberal Club and Online

How Our Cities Survive Earthquakes: An introduction to seismic engineering for the construction law professional

Online
Chair: Sarah Williams, Keating Chambers
Speakers: Dr Troy Morgan, Exponent

The SCL Annual London Lunch

London
Speakers: Hannah Fry - Hannah is a Professor in the Mathematics of Cities. She is a mathematician, a best-selling author, an award winning science presenter and the host of numerous popular podcasts and television shows
Venue: Grosvenor House A J W Marriott Hotel Park Lane London W1K 7TN

NEC4: an overview

Online
Moderator: John Tackaberry QC, 39 Essex Chambers
Speakers: Andrew Singer QC, Kings Chambers, Shona Frame, CMS & Angelyn Rowan, Philip Lee

An introduction to Soil Mechanics

Online
Chair: Karim Mariey
Speakers: Dr Way Way Moinet - GCG