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.

The Society of Construction Law aims to ensure that people have equal access to our events.  If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact one of the SCL Administrators (Jill Ward or Frances Whitehead) with your request so that arrangements, where possible, can be made.  Please note that any arrangements will have to depend on the nature of the venue and what can be done.

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November 2018

21 Wednesday - Leeds

5.30 for 6.00pm
Organiser(s): Jennifer Laws -

Please join the SCL Astra Leeds for an informal networking event centred around coffee brewing and tasting.   Drinks and nibbles will be provided. Places are limited so please sign up to avoid disappointment!

Please note this event is free and open to members and non-members.  

 

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23 Friday - London

6.00pm
Organiser(s):

The Society is pleased to announce that it will be holding its very popular Advocacy Training Course again on the evening of 22nd November and full day on 23rd November 2018. 

The course is open to all members of the Society who have no, or little advocacy experience. For further details and/or to express an interest in securing a place, contact Jill Ward at admin@scl.org.uk and Hamish Lal at hamish.lal@akingump.com

28 Wednesday - Cardiff

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Sarah Hannaford QC and Tom Owen
Organiser(s): Rachel Gwilliam -

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

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29 Thursday - Scotland

5.30pm for 6pm
Speaker(s):
Professor Rudi Klein
Organiser(s): Lisa Cattanach - Louise Shiels -

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

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29 Thursday - North East

5.45 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Mark Chennells, Atkin Chambers and Gary McGifford, GT Fairway
Chair:
Simon Lewis, WBD (UK) LLP
Organiser(s): Michael Foster - Simon Lewis -

Mark Chennells will speak on "The Year in review: key cases" and Gary McGifford will speak on "Is there method in the madness: a presentation of Delay Claims from a Delay Expert's Perspective".

Please also note this event will attract 1.5 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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29 Thursday - Ireland

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
John Tackaberry QC & Stephen Proctor
Chair:
Arran Dowling-Hussey
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

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

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29 Thursday - Manchester

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Paul Darling QC
Organiser(s): Fraser Askham - Lucy Osborne -

Talk from 6.00pm to 7.00pm

Mulled wine & mince pies from 7.00pm to 9.00pm

Cost: £14.50 + £2.90 VAT = £17.40 per person 

 

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

 

29 Thursday - Sheff-Derby-Notts

6.00pm for 6.15pm
Speaker(s):
Alexander Nissen QC
Chair:
Ken Sadler
Organiser(s): Ken Sadler -

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

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30 Friday - Ireland

12 noon for 12.30pm
Speaker(s):
Dennis Taylor, BBC Snooker Pundit
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Tickets cost €110 per person including Irish VAT of 23%. The price shown below is VAT-exclusive. Payment can only be made via PayPal for EUR payments for individual places or tables of 10.

 

 

December 2018

04 Tuesday - Southern

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Catherine Piercy, Hardwicke Chambers
Organiser(s): Jessica Tresham -

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

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04 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Joint meeting with TECBAR
Speaker(s):
David Sears QC and Crispin Winser
Chair:
Mrs Justice Carr

(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.  This talk will be followed by festive drinks and mince pies.

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05 Wednesday - Cardiff

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
David Johnson, Atkin Chambers
Organiser(s): Rachel Gwilliam -

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

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05 Wednesday - Birmingham

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Justin Mort QC, Keating Chambers
Chair:
Jonathan Cope, SCL Chair
Organiser(s): Ian Yule -

Please also 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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06 Thursday - Manchester

5.30 for 6.00pm
Organiser(s): Sarah Wilson -

The event is free to attend and bookings are open to non SCL members on this occasion. Drinks and canapés will be provided. Christmas jumpers are encouraged but not required. Individual bookings are welcome and will be allocated to a quiz team. Alternatively, tables of up to 8 may be reserved for your quiz team/organisation. Please indicate your preference when booking.

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12 Wednesday - London

8 for 8.30am
SCL Astra Breakfast Seminar
Speaker(s):
Lindy Patterson QC, 39 Essex Chambers and Simon Fegen, Leach Group

Please also note this event is open to SCL Members only and will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

January 2019

08 Tuesday - Surrey/Sussex

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Sir Rupert Jackson
Chair:
David Savage, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Organiser(s): Andrew Keeley -

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

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16 Wednesday - Manchester

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
David Sears QC and Crispin Winser, Crown Office Chambers
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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February 2019

05 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Lord Justice Coulson
Chair:
Paul Darling OBE QC

(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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06 Wednesday - Birmingham

5.30 for 6 pm
Speaker(s):
Lindy Patterson QC, 39 Essex Chambers
Chair:
Michael O’Shea
Organiser(s): Ian Yule -

Is there any room for the prevention principle in today’s construction contracts or has contract drafting effectively written it out? Lindy Patterson QC reviews the concept in today’s marketplace with particular reference to the recent Court of Appeal decision of North Midland Building v Cyden Homes

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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15 Friday - London

12 noon for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Cathy Newman, Journalist and presenter of Channel 4 News
Organiser(s):

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN AS A MEMBER IN ORDER TO MAKE A BOOKING FOR INDIVIDUAL PLACES OR FOR TABLES OF 10.

 

The Grosvenor have very kindly offered a 15% discount on their regular rates for those wishing to stay the night on Friday 15th February 2019 only.  Please call Central Reservation on 0800 221 222 and quote cluster code EG4. This offer is subject to availability.

 

 

Annual Lunch (individual places) (£99.00) is currently unavailable.

28 Thursday - Ireland

8.45 for 9.15am
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Further details to follow

March 2019

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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April 2019

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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May 2019

01 Wednesday - London

6.30pm
Organiser(s):
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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 also note this event will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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June 2019

July 2019

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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August 2019

September 2019

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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19 Thursday - London

Organiser(s):

Further details to follow

October 2019

01 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 2019

12 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 2019

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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November 2020

04 Wednesday - Overseas

Organiser(s):

SCL (New Zealand) welcomes the opportunity to host the 9th International Society of Construction Law Conference in Auckland New Zealand. 

Further details to follow.

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