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November 2018

09 Scotland

The SCL Lunch in Scotland
12noon for 12.30pm

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

Speaker:
Brian Taylor, Political Editor of the BBC
The Supper Club, 29 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AJ

09 Overseas

SCL HK One Day International Conference 2018
9.00am
Hong Kong Football Club, 3 Sports Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong

07 Birmingham

The Third Annual SCL West Midlands Debate: "Are "independent" experts really doing their job?"
5.00pm

5.00 pm: Registration

5.30 pm: Debate

7.00 pm: Drinks and nibbles

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

Speaker:
Anthony Speaight QC, Fiona Sinclair QC, Thomas Crangle, Robert Scrivener, 4 Pump Court
Chair:
Sir Rupert Jackson
Gowling WLG, Two Snowhill, Snow Hill Queensway, Birmingham B4 6WR

06 London

Alliance contracts theory and practice – introducing the NEC4 Alliance Contract
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.

Speaker:
Ian Heaphy
Chair:
David Thomas QC
National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

October 2018

25 Overseas

European Construction Public Procurement, Current Issues and Perspectives
ESCL Conference

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.

If you would like to attend, you are kindly ask to register before September 20, 2018, by using the attached Registration Form which can be found online also: http://rscl.ro/en/escl-2018/. Please send the form with the requested data at the indicated email: escl2018@rscl.ro  

Bucharest University, Faculty of Law, 36-46 Mihai Kogalniceanu Blvd. Bucharest, Romania 050107

19 South West

The SCL Lunch in Bristol
12 noon for 1.00pm

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

"He did a wonderful job of engaging and inspiring the audience with them hanging on his every word."  Google

"If anyone gets the chance to hear Alastair then jump at the opportunity." England Rugby

 

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

Speaker:
Alastair Humphreys, British Adventurer and Author
Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TA

19 Leeds

The Mustill Memorial Lecture
Organised by The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators North East Branch
Leeds Civic Hall, Calverley Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 1UR

15 Eastern

Payment in the construction industry- Where are we now?”
6.00pm

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

Speaker:
Professor Rudi Klein, Chief Executive, SEC Group
Chair:
Jonathan Cope, SCL Chair
Mills & Reeve LLP, 100 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1PH

11 Leeds

Professional Liability for Construction Professionals
6.15pm

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

Speaker:
Sarah Hannaford QC and Tom Owen of Keating Chambers
Chair:
Martin Green
Leeds Beckett University, Lecture Theatre B, The Rose Bowl Building, Portland Way off Portland Crescent, Leeds LS1 3HB

10 Ireland

Hot Topics in Construction – an expert led interactive workshop
5.30 for 6.00pm
SCL Astra Event

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.

Arthur Cox, Earlsfort Centre, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, Ireland

03 Scotland

Site visit at the Edinburgh St James
5.30pm for 6pm

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.

 

Speaker:
Martin Perry, Project Director for TH Real Estate
THRE Office, 3rd Floor, Elder House, Multrees Walk, Edinburgh

02 London

Integrated Project Insurance: lessons from a trial project
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.

Speaker:
Prof John Connaughton
National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

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