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Claims Outside the Contract from a Common and a Civil Law Perspective

Chair: Mrs Justice Joanna Smith
Speakers: Robert Fenwick Elliott and Chris Seppälä
Venue: National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE

Another bite at the cherry? Testing the limits of serial adjudication

Speakers: William Webb KC, Keating Chambers
Venue: Friends' Meeting House, Room F11, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS

Why Big Projects Fail : Lessons for Construction Professionals

Chair: Michael Bennett
Speakers: James Hooper, Bechtel
Venue: Squire Patton Boggs, 148 Edmund Street, Birmingham B3 2JR

The SCL Lunch in Dublin

Speakers: Fr Peter McVerry
Venue: The Round Room at the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2 D02 XK40

The SCL Irish Conference - 'Construction experience: the name we give our mistakes?'

Speakers: Mr Justice David Barniville, Alan Brady BL, Martin Cooney - Byrne Wallace, Grace Cheng - 39 EC, Jeremy Gauntlett SC KC - Brick Crt, Dr Hamish Lal - SCL Chair, Claire McCarry - Quigg Golden, Catherine Needham BL, James O'Donoghue - BODA, Mark Tottenham BL, Ciaran Williams - V & E, Asel El Housan - AEH Consultancy, Susan Ahern BL, Mr Justice Michael Peart, Paul McGarry SC, Arran Dowling-Hussey - 4-5 Gray's Inn Sq, Kate Monaghan - DWF, Clare White - O'Connell Mahon Arch, Robert Coupe - Capital Consulting Int
Venue: Dublin Dispute Resolution Centre, The Distillery Building, 151 Church St, Smithfield, Dublin 7, D07 WDX8

The IChemE Blue Book

Chair: Tarryn Bastianelli - Legal Director, SSE Thermal
Speakers: Paul Buckingham KC, Vanessa Medina and Rob Colvin
Venue: National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE

10th International Society of Construction Law Conference 2023


The SCL Lunch in Bristol

South West
Speakers: Jason Mohammad, Television & Radio Presenter
Venue: Bristol Harbour Hotel, 55 Corn Street, Bristol BS1 1HT

The Society's 40th Anniversary Drinks Reception (Edinburgh)

Venue: Skybar, DoubleTree by Hilton Edinburgh City Centre, 34 Bread Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AF

SCL Ireland Astra Table Quiz

Venue: Stephen's Green Club, 9 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, D02 C891

Building Safety Act

North East
Chair: Simon Lewis
Speakers: Stephanie Barwise KC, Atkins Chambers and Thomas Barney, Howden Insurance Brokers
Venue: Womble Bond Dickinson, The Spark, Drayman's Way, Newcastle Helix, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 5DE

The Society's 40th Anniversary Drinks Reception (Sheffield)

Venue: Cutlers’ Hall, Old Banqueting Hall, 7-15 Church Street, Sheffield S1 1HG

Growing confidentiality in dispute resolution in the industry and the objectionable aspects of it

Chair: Rob Varney
Speakers: John Tackaberry KC, SCL Founder Member
Venue: Cutlers' Hall, Drawing Room, 7 - 15 Church Street Sheffield S1 1HG

Construction and Insolvency in 2023

Chair: Michael O'Shea
Speakers: Jonathan Lewis KC and Luke Wygas from 4 Pump Court
Venue: Gowling WLG, Two Snowhill, Birmingham B4 6WR

Quarterly Case Law Update No.1

Chair: Jessica Neuberger
Speakers: Alexander Nissen KC

Lessons learned from Procurement & Construction of Onshore & Offshore Wind Projects

Speakers: Hamish Lal - SCL Chairman, Éamonn Conlon SC - Conlon Law, Orla FitzGerald - FitzGerald Associates Architects & Peter O'Malley
Venue: Thomond Park Stadium, Cratloe Road, Limerick V94 2E27

The SCL Lunch in Leeds

Speakers: Julian Norton, The star of the TV series the Yorkshire Vet
Venue: The Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds LS1 1PJ

Smash and Grab' adjudications - what are we still arguing about?

Chair: Fraser Askham
Speakers: Kort Egan, Gatehouse Chambers
Venue: Friends Meeting House, The Main Hall, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS

Key Aspects of Construction Insolvency

Chair: Siân Mirchandani KC
Speakers: Sarah McCann, Gatehouse Chambers
Venue: National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE

SCL Networking Evening

Venue: The Factory House, 37 Leadenhall Place, London EC3M 7AA

SCL Astra - Summer Boat Trip

Venue: Festival Pier, River Thames, London

The role of expert witnesses in ADR

Speakers: Matt Molloy
Venue: Radission Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport, Herald Way, Pegasus Business Park, Castle Donington, Derby. DE74 2TZ

Recovering liquidated damages

Chair: Chris Henshaw, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Speakers: Quentin Tannock, 4 Pump Court
Venue: Friends' Meeting House, Room F11, 6 Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS

The use of duty of ‘good faith’ arguments to defeat conditions precedent and time bar clauses in international disputes

Chair: Bernard Gogarty, Chair of the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel in Ireland
Speakers: Justin Mort KC, Keating Chambers. Closing Comments by: Julie Forsyth, Society of Construction Arbitrators
Venue: National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE

The Society's 40th Anniversary Drinks Reception (London)

Venue: IET, 2 Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL