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February 2018

16 Ireland

“Construction 2020: (How well has it worked & what might follow?)”
8.45 for 9.15am
SCL/SCL Astra Dublin Conference

Cost: €100 per person to include a light breakfast and lunch. Please note that for Euro transactions payment must be made via PayPal. If you wish to pay by bank transfer, please email frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk

Speaker:
Rashda Rana SC, Rana IDRS, Dr David-John Gibbs, Bruno Herbots, Ralph Montague, Martin Cooney, Deirdre Ni Fhloinn B.L, Andrew Singer, Karim J. Nassif, China Irwin, Stephen Dowling, Niav O’Higgins, John Delaney & John Finnegan
Royal Marine Hotel, Marine Road, Dun Laoghaire A96 K063, Dublin, Ireland

15 Manchester

Northern Powerhouse Winter Ball
6.30pm
SCL Astra Manchester & SCL Astra Leeds

Please note bookings have now closed for this event.

The Museum of Science and Industry Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP

09 London

SCL Annual Lunch
12 noon for 1.00pm

Please Note: The Great Room is now FULLY BOOKED. The balcony at the Grosvenor will be used as an additional extra area overlooking the entire proceedings, a great location and vantage point.  There is limited availability so book now to avoid disappointment! For queries please email frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk

Speaker:
Steph McGovern, British television personality for the BBC
Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, Park Lane, London W1K 7TN

06 London

Design co-ordination
6.30pm

Please note - This event is now FULLY BOOKED.

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)

Speaker:
Stuart Macdougald-Denton, Matthew Cousins
Chairman:
Fiona Sinclair QC
National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

January 2018

25 London

An introduction to quantity surveying
8.15 for 8.45am
SCL Astra Breakfast Seminar

Please note this is a 1-hour CPD event and is open to SCL Members only and photo ID is required if you are attending this seminar. 

 

Speaker:
Gary Kitt
Vinson & Elkins RLLP, 20 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 3BY

18 Ireland

Expert determination in construction law
6.00pm
Joint SCL Dublin / Belfast lecture

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

Speaker:
James O'Donoghue of Bluett & O'Donoghue Architects & Michael Humphreys QC, Bar Library, Belfast
Chairman:
John Tackaberry QC
Royal Institute of Architects, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, Ireland

10 Birmingham

"Who is my neighbour?" The circumstances in which a professional can assume responsibility in tort without any contractual responsibility
5.30 pm for 6 pm

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

Speaker:
David Sears QC, Crown Office Chambers
Chairman:
Michael O’Shea
Mills & Reeve, 78-84 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2AB

December 2017

14 Oxford

Gamekeeper turning Poacher - the life of an ex-judge in the arbitral trenches
5.30 for 6.00pm

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

Speaker:
Sir Robert Akenhead
Chairman:
Richard Wade
Said Business School, Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP

12 Sheff-Derby-Notts

“Who is my neighbour?” The circumstances in which a professional can assume responsibility in tort without any contractual responsibility
6 for 6.15pm

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

Speaker:
David Sears QC, Crown Office Chambers
Chairman:
Jocelyn Taylor
Hallmark Hotel, Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SG

07 Manchester

SCL ASTRA Manchester Christmas Drinks
6.00pm

This event is open to SCL members and non members.  Admission is free and drinks and nibbles will be provided

The Refinery Spinningfields, XYZ Building, 2 Hardman Boulevard, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AQ

07 London

Fitness for purpose; implications for the construction industry following MT Højgaard
8.00am
SCL Astra Breakfast Seminar

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.

Speaker:
Paul Buckingham, Keating Chambers
Eversheds Sutherland (International LLP), One Wood Street, EC2V 7WS

05 London

Kaleidoscope: all change in domestic and international standard forms
6.30pm
Joint meeting with TECBAR

 

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

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)

Speaker:
Ellis Baker and Professor Anthony Lavers
Chairman:
Rachel Ansell QC
National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

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