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 2019

19 Tuesday - North East

5.45 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Katerina Hoey of Probyn Miers and Tom Oakden of OC Expert Services
Chair:
Simon Lewis of Womble Bond Dickinson
Organiser(s): Michael Foster -

Katerina Hoey of Probyn Miers, whose talk is entitled Sweating the small stuff: Is an enhanced standard of care owed by Architects to inexperienced clients?

Tom Oakden of OC Expert Services will speak on The quantification of claims – what has the TCC recently accepted and what has it not?

 

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

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19 Tuesday - Leeds

6.15pm
Speaker(s):
Ebony Alleyne, Hardwicke Chambers
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

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

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26 Tuesday - South West

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Jeremy Mutter, formerly General Counsel: Construction, Carillion
Chair:
Nicola Huxtable
Organiser(s): Nicola Huxtable -

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

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28 Thursday - Ireland

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
David Sears Q.C, Sean Carr, McCann Fitzgerald & James Lawless B.L
Chair:
Mr Justice Barry Leon, retired, Commercial Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
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 Friday - Ireland

12 noon for 12.30pm
Speaker(s):
Marion Smith QC
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Please note this event is now FULLY BOOKED.  If you wish to be placed on a reserve list please email frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk

December 2019

03 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Joint SCL/TECBAR event
Speaker(s):
Neil Hext QC
Chair:
Mr Justice Pepperall

(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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January 2020

21 Tuesday - Birmingham

5.30pm for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Jeremy Mutter, formerly General Counsel: Construction, Carillion
Chair:
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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21 Tuesday - Eastern

5.30 for 6.00pm
A look at available and future technology and its potential effect in the construction dispute resolution arena
Speaker(s):
Richard Begbey of Profile Construction Consultants
Organiser(s): Hanna McNab -

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

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21 Tuesday - London

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Alexander Nissen QC, Anthony Speaight QC, William Webb and Matthew Thorne. Moderator: Sir Vivian Ramsey
Chair:
Jonathan Cope

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

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February 2020

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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07 Friday - London

12 noon for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Kate Adie, CBE, DL (Journalist and chief news correspondent for BBC News between 1989 and 2003
Organiser(s):

Please note: we have now reached the maximum capacity in the Great Room and bookings will now be placed on the Great Room balcony overlooking the entire proceedings. All places will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis. 

Cost: £90.00 + £18.00 VAT = £108 per person, excluding wine.

Tables of 10 cost £1,080.

You must be logged in as a member in order to make a booking.

Annual Lunch (individual places) (£108.00) is unavailable because you are not logged in as a member. Log in to make a booking.

27 Thursday - Manchester

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Jonathan Selby QC and Sam Townend
Organiser(s): Fraser Askham - Lucy Osborne -

This includes discussion on their recent judgments in Zagora v Zurich and Herons Court v NHBC (respectively).

This event will be held in Room F13

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

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March 2020

02 Monday - Eastern

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Jeremy Mutter, formerly General Counsel: Construction, Carillion

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

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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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06 Friday - Leeds

8.15 for 9.00am
Speaker(s):
Sir Rupert Jackson, His Honour Judge Mark Raeside QC, The Honourable Mr Justice Waksman, Lucie Briggs, Adam Robb QC, Tom Owen
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

26 Thursday - Manchester

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Lynne McCafferty QC and Daniel Churcher
Chair:
Lucy Osborne & Fraser Askham
Organiser(s): Fraser Askham - Lucy Osborne -

Please note this event will be held in Room F11.  Please also note this event will attract 1 CPD hours unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

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April 2020

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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May 2020

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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12 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Organiser(s):
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June 2020

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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12 Friday - Manchester

12.30 for 1.00pm
Organiser(s): Fraser Askham - Lucy Osborne -

Further details to follow

July 2020

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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September 2020

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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11 Friday - Leeds

TBC
12.15 for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Julian Norton, The star of the TV series the Yorkshire Vet
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

October 2020

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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November 2020

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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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 can be found at www.constructionlaw2020.com

December 2020

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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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.

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