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.

Click here for a summary of CPD Requirements

You may filter the list of events by region

September 2016

06 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Ben Patten QC and Sian Mirchandani
Chairman:
James Pollock

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

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

08 Thursday - Leeds

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Nicholas Baatz QC & Omar Eljadi, Atkin Chambers
Chairman:
Martin Green
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

09 Friday - Leeds

12.15 for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Sir Robert Akenhead
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

Tickets cost £75 inc VAT.

14 Wednesday - London

2.00pm
Centre of Construction Law & Society of Construction Law Junior Committee
Speaker(s):
Julie Teal – Withers LLP, Liam Holder – Navigant, Sarah Williams – Keating Chambers, Nicholas Gould – Fenwick Elliott LLP & King's College London, Helen Garthwaite – Wedlake Bell LLP
Organiser(s):

This  annual  seminar  is  for  those  considering  specialising  in  construction  and  for  junior or recently  appointed  staff  encountering  construction  issues  for the first time. It provides a general introduction to many of the widely encountered
principles, as well as identifying some current ‘hot topics’.

19 Monday - Manchester

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Rachel Ansell QC and Lynne McCafferty, 4 Pump Court
Chairman:
Brodie McAdam

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

Rachel Ansell QC and Lynne McCafferty of 4 Pump Court consider recent case law on quantity surveyors’ negligence, looking in particular at liabilities in relation to procurement, costs estimating, and project monitoring.

Input number of places required: Register to attend

20 Tuesday - Birmingham

5.30 for 6 pm
Speaker(s):
John Marshall, Fermata UK
Chairman:
Ian Yule
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@weightmans.com

Input number of places required: Register to attend

20 Tuesday - Cardiff

5.45pm for 6.15pm
Speaker(s):
Rachel Gwilliam, Partner, Blake Morgan LLP
Chairman:
Iwan Jenkins
Organiser(s): Iwan Jenkins -

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

21 Wednesday - London

8.30-9.30am (UK)
Speaker(s):
Shane Bosma, Ashurst (by vidcon); Paul Bury, Keating Chambers; Tony Farrow, Navigant
Organiser(s):

SCL Astra Committee / Society of Construction Law Australia

Input number of places required: Register to attend

October 2016

04 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Vincent Moran QC & Mr Justice Edwards-Stewart

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

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

11 Tuesday - Southern

5.30 for 6pm
Joint SCL and the Southern Branch of the CIArb seminar
Speaker(s):
Rachel Gwilliam, Blake Morgan LLP
Chairman:
Jessica Tresham
Organiser(s): Jessica Tresham -

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

17 Monday - East Anglia

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Adrian Williamson QC, Keating Chambers
Organiser(s): Alison Garrett - Colin Jones -

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

21 Friday - Southern

12.00 for 1pm
Speaker(s):
Simon Harmer
Organiser(s): Jessica Tresham -

Cost £75pp including VAT. Bookings are open to non SCL members. All places will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis.

Preferential rates have been negotiated at The Grand Harbour Hotel should guests wish to stay over.  Please email frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk for further information.

26 Wednesday - Scotland

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Ben Patten QC
Chairman:
Alan Calvert, Partner Brodies LLP
Organiser(s): Lisa Cattanach - Louise Shiels -

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

November 2016

01 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
John Bates, Lance Harris and Rosalie Snocken
Chairman:
Peter Kellett, Director of Legal Services, Environment Agency

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

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

04 Friday - Scotland

12noon for 12.30pm
Speaker(s):
John McKelvie, retired police officer; football referee and after dinner speaker
Organiser(s): Lisa Cattanach - Louise Shiels -

Tickets cost £75 incl VAT.

08 Tuesday - Birmingham

5.00pm
The Inaugural SCL West Midlands Debate
Speaker(s):
Paul Darling QC & Simon Hughes QC, Keating Chambers plus juniors from Keating Chambers
Chairman:
The Hon. Mrs Justice Carr, DBE
Organiser(s): Ian Yule -

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, please make sure you are logged into the website before proceeding with registration. Non-members will be directed to the payment system to pay for their registration(s).

For further enquiries please contact frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk or scl.weightmans@weightmans.com

Input number of places required: Register to attend

15 Tuesday - Sheff-Derby-Notts

6.00 for 6.15pm
Speaker(s):
Sarah Fox, Author of How to Write Simple and Effective Letters of Intent in Just 500 Words
Chairman:
Jocelyn Taylor
Organiser(s): Jocelyn Taylor -

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

December 2016

02 Friday - Ireland

12 Noon
Speaker(s):
Colm O'Regan
Organiser(s): Susan Bryson -

Cost is €74.80 + VAT of 23% (Irish rate) = €92 total.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT MUST BE PAID FOR IN EUROS, VIA PAYPAL. It is not possible to mix currencies when checking out, so if you have already added a product to your shopping cart, you will not be able to add this event to the cart. Please empty your cart first.

13 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Joint SCL/TECBAR talk
Speaker(s):
Her Honour Frances Kirkham CBE

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

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

January 2017

24 Tuesday - Birmingham

5.30 for 6pm
Speaker(s):
Her Honour Frances Kirkham CBE
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@weightmans.com

Input number of places required: Register to attend

February 2017

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

10 Friday - London

12 noon for 1.00pm
Organiser(s):

March 2017

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

27 Monday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

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

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

May 2017

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

03 Wednesday - London

7.00 for 7.30pm
Organiser(s):

10 Wednesday - London

6.30pm
Organiser(s):

June 2017

06 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

July 2017

04 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

September 2017

05 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

November 2017

07 Tuesday - London

TBC
6.30pm

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

December 2017

05 Tuesday - London

Tbc
6.30pm

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

Input number of places required: Register to attend

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.

You can follow the work of our Ethics group.

And if you would like to help with content for this website, please email our webmaster.

Feedback