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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

Deceleration (Pacing Delay) and its Compatibility With Common Law

Online
Chair: Ruth Wilkinson ( Hill Dickinson)
Speakers: Tom Francis of Decipher, Rupa Lakha of Charles Russell Speechlys & Deirdre Hennessy, Byrne Wallace

Contract renegotiation, consideration and duress in the light of Covid

London
Chair: Jonathan Pawlowski, Chair of SCL
Speakers: The Right Honourable Lord Justice Coulson, President of SCL
Venue: National Liberal Club and Online

Jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in the UK and Ireland post Brexit

Belfast
Speakers: Mr Justice Humphreys and Anna Rowan, Barrister
Venue: Law Society of Northern Ireland, 96 Victoria Street, Belfast BT1 3GN

The SCL Lunch in Dublin

Ireland
Speakers: Mr Justice David Barniville, Irish Court of Appeal
Venue: The Round Room at the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, D02 XK40

International Conference "Perspective of Construction Law"

Overseas

Trouble and strife...The marriage of inconvenience between lawyer and expert

Birmingham
Chair: Michael O'Shea
Speakers: Adam Constable QC and Paul Buckingham – Keating Chambers

Possession of the Site – considerations and cases

Online
Chair: Chris Kirby-Turner, Partner, Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP
Speakers: Jane Ryland, Solicitor & Adjudicator, Brachers LLP

9th International Society of Construction Law Conference

Overseas
Venue: Cordis Hotel, 83 Symonds St, Grafton, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

The Supreme Court decision in Triple Point v PTT

London
Chair: Mr Justice Waksman
Speakers: Helen Dennis, 4 Pump Court
Venue: National Liberal Club and Online