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.

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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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September 2018

19 Wednesday - Birmingham

5.30 pm for 6 pm
Speaker(s):
Paul Buckingham, Keating Chambers
Chair:
Mike 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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26 Wednesday - Cardiff

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Kim Franklin QC, Crown Office Chambers
Chair:
Rachel Gwilliam
Organiser(s): Sean Gibbs -

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

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27 Thursday - Ireland

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Rosemary Jackson QC & Orla Fitzgerald, Architect & Conciliator
Chair:
Conor Owens, A & L Goodbody
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

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

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October 2018

02 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Prof John Connaughton

(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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03 Wednesday - Scotland

5.30pm for 6pm
Speaker(s):
Martin Perry, Project Director for TH Real Estate
Organiser(s): Lisa Cattanach - Louise Shiels -

Designed by Allan Murray Architects, the 1.7 million sq ft Edinburgh St James scheme sees the site's former 1970s shopping centre replaced with 850,000 sq ft of retail space, a luxury hotel, up to 150 new homes, 30 restaurants and a multi-screen cinema.

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

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04 Thursday - Ireland

10.00am
Joint SCL/Adjudication Society Event
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Cost: €199 per person.  All places will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis.

10 Wednesday - Ireland

5.30 for 6.00pm
SCL Astra Event
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

For further enquiries please contact maryliz.mahony@arthurcox.com

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

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11 Thursday - Leeds

6.15pm
Speaker(s):
Sarah Hannaford QC and Tom Owen of Keating Chambers
Chair:
Martin Green
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

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

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15 Monday - East Anglia/Milton Keynes

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Professor Rudi Klein, Chief Executive, SEC Group
Chair:
Jonathan Cope, SCL Chair

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

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19 Friday - South West

12 noon for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Alastair Humphreys, British Adventurer and Author
Organiser(s): Jonathan Spencer -

Alastair Humphreys is a British Adventurer and Author. He has been on expeditions all around the world, travelling through over 80 countries by bicycle, boat and on foot.  In particular, he spent over 4 years cycling round the world, a journey of 46,000 miles. He was named as one of National Geographic's Adventurers of the year for 2012.

"I've seen Alastair speak on big stages and to small groups and he's equally inspiring in both contexts.  He speaks with wit and wisdom." Facebook

25 Thursday - Overseas

ESCL Conference
Organiser(s):

Romanian Society of Construction Law is pleased to invite you to the Annual European Conference of Construction Law - "European Construction Public Procurement, Current Issues and Perspectives", to be held from 25th to 27th October 2018 in Bucharest, at Faculty of Law, Bucharest University

The Conference will be 3 days long with one for the Academic Forum and the Working Sessions, the second for the Plenary Session when there will be the chance to hear the countries reports on Public Procurement and the last one with the Presidents meeting.

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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07 Wednesday - Birmingham

5.00pm
Speaker(s):
Anthony Speaight QC, Fiona Sinclair QC, Thomas Crangle, Robert Scrivener, 4 Pump Court
Chair:
Sir Rupert Jackson
Organiser(s): Ian Yule -

5.00 pm: Registration

5.30 pm: Debate

7.00 pm: Drinks and nibbles

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

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08 Thursday - 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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09 Friday - Scotland

12noon for 12.30pm
Speaker(s):
Brian Taylor, Political Editor of the BBC
Organiser(s): Lisa Cattanach - Louise Shiels -

Please note: All places will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis. 

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 - 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 - 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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30 Friday - Ireland

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

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

 

 

December 2018

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 - 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.

January 2019

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

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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15 Friday - London

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

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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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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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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