Forthcoming events

Our Events

Unless marked otherwise, the meetings are free to members and their guests.

For some events, only SCL members are permitted to register - this is stated with the event. Please contact our administrative office with any queries.

If you are going to pay for an event, you will need to be logged in before going through checkout. If you do not have an account on this website, you can create one.

If you need to pay by cheque, please download the flyer and send in the booking form by post.

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September 2017

05 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
James Bowling and James Pickavance

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

(Please also note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

 

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07 Thursday - Leeds

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Steven Walker QC & Felicity Dynes, Atkin Chambers and Tom Owen & Jennie Wild, Keating Chambers
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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08 Friday - Leeds

12.15 for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Sir Vivian Ramsey
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

18 Monday - Manchester

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Max Wieliczko, HFW
Organiser(s): Fraser Askham - Lucy Osborne -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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19 Tuesday - Southern

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
David Sears QC, Crown Office Chambers
Chairman:
Jessica Tresham
Organiser(s): Jessica Tresham -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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26 Tuesday - London

8.15 for 8.45am
SCL Astra Breakfast Seminar
Speaker(s):
Matt Molloy, MCMS and Mek Mesfin, Crown Office Chambers

Breakfast will be available from 8:15am and the talk will start at 8:45am.

Please note this event is open to SCL members only. You will only be able to register if you are logged in as a member. Numbers are limited and all places will be booked on a first come first served basis. 

26 Tuesday - Leeds

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Ian Gunton of CNS Planning
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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28 Thursday - Cardiff

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Paul Newman, 3PB Barristers
Chairman:
Rachel Gwilliam
Organiser(s): Rachel Gwilliam -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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October 2017

03 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
A joint meeting of the Society of Construction Law and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Speaker(s):
Chantal-Aimee Doerries QC, Sophie Nappert and Joanne Prior
Chairman:
Marion Smith QC

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

(Please also note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

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09 Monday - East Anglia/Milton Keynes

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Frances Pigott

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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10 Tuesday - Birmingham

5 for 5.30pm
The Annual SCL West Midlands Debate
Speaker(s):
Steven Walker QC & Riaz Hussain QC, Atkin Chambers
Chairman:
His Honour Judge Grant
Organiser(s): Ian Yule - Michael O'Shea -

This event is free to members of the Society of Construction Law. For non-members, there is a charge of £15.

If you are a member, make sure to enter your membership number on the registration form otherwise you will be charged. However, if you are logged in as a member, you will not be asked to pay. 

For further enquiries please contact Grace.Sparkes@shoosmiths.co.uk

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12 Thursday - South West

6 for 6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Steven Walker QC and Riaz Hussain QC, Atkin Chambers
Chairman:
Jonathan Spencer
Organiser(s): Jonathan Spencer -

This talk will discuss issues relating to the scope of the Construction Act, the operation of its payment provisions and adjudication.

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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12 Thursday - Belfast

tbc
Speaker(s):
Sir Robert Akenhead
Organiser(s): James Turner -
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20 Friday - Ireland

10.00am
Speaker(s):
Hamish Lal
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Cost: €125 per person.  Bookings can only be made online.

November 2017

03 Friday - Scotland

12 noon for 12.30pm
Organiser(s): Lisa Cattanach - Louise Shiels -

06 Monday - Sheff-Derby-Notts

6 for 6.15pm
Speaker(s):
Sir Robert Akenhead
Chairman:
Andrew Essam
Organiser(s): Andrew Essam -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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07 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Ben Patten QC & Sian Mirchandani

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

(Please also note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

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08 Wednesday - Birmingham

5.30pm
Speaker(s):
Professor Peter Robery
Chairman:
Michael O’Shea
Organiser(s): Ian Yule - Michael O'Shea -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

 

For further enquiries please contact Grace.Sparkes@shoosmiths.co.uk

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December 2017

01 Friday - Ireland

12 noon for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Jim O'Callaghan SC TD
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Please note:  Block bookings by firms will be limited to 2 tables each. All places will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis.  Each table will seat 10 people.

04 Monday - Manchester

5.30pm
This event will be followed with mulled wine / mince pies
Speaker(s):
Sir Robert Akenhead
Organiser(s): Fraser Askham - Lucy Osborne -

17:30 – 18:00     Tea/coffee before the talk

18:00 – 19:00     Akenhead talk

19:00 – 21:00     Mulled wine and mince pies

Bookings can be made online and cost £15 per head. 

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

05 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

(Please also note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

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14 Thursday - Oxford

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Sir Robert Akenhead
Organiser(s): Richard Wade -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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January 2018

10 Wednesday - Birmingham

5.30 pm for 6 pm
Speaker(s):
David Sears QC, Crown Office Chambers
Chairman:
Michael O’Shea
Organiser(s): Ian Yule -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

For further enquiries please contact Grace.Sparkes@shoosmiths.co.uk

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18 Thursday - Ireland

6.00pm
Joint SCL Dublin / Belfast lecture
Speaker(s):
John Madden, Madden Mediation & Arbitration & Michael Humphreys QC, Bar Library, Dublin
Chairman:
John Tackaberry QC
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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February 2018

06 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

Please note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

(Please also note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

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09 Friday - London

12 noon for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Steph McGovern, British television personality for the BBC
Organiser(s):

16 Friday - Ireland

9.30am
Speaker(s):
Bruno Herbots (Herbots, Dublin), Andrew Singer (Bar Library, Belfast), Rashda Rana S.C, Dr David-John Gibbs (HKA, London), Katie Lee (Hardwicke Chambers, London) and Martin Cooney (Smyth & Son)
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Cost: €100 per person to include a light breakfast and lunch.

March 2018

06 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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April 2018

17 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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May 2018

08 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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June 2018

05 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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July 2018

03 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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September 2018

04 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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October 2018

02 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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November 2018

06 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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December 2018

04 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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Participating in SCL

SCL offers many ways in which you can participate.

There are frequent meetings in many parts of the country, all listed on our events page.

There are regional activities. Please be in contact with our regional co-ordinators.

SCL Astra membership (formerly known as Junior SCL) is open to any SCL member who is new to the world of construction law.

You can find out about other SCLs in other countries.

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