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May 2017

23 Sheff-Derby-Notts

The New SCL Delay & Disruption Protocol
6.00 for 6.15pm

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

Speaker:
Keith Kirkwood
Chairman:
Ken Sadler
DoubleTree Hilton (Gateway) Hotel, Nuthall Road, Nottingham NG8 6AZ

17 Birmingham

Hot Topics in Construction
4 pm for 4.30 pm

Led by experts from Keating Chambers, this seminar will provide in-depth analysis across 4 hot topics within the construction industry.

Paul Darling OBE QC – Termination – Under Contract and at Common Law: Interplay of Principles and Remedies

Simon Hargreaves QC – Getting Their Documents: a discussion of the various ways in which the other side’s documents might be obtained in preparation for a claim or dispute.

Vincent Moran QC – Removing a Tribunal for Apparent Bias (and the wider implications of Cofely Ltd v Anthony Bingham and Knowles Ltd)

Simon Hughes QC – Interpretation, Implication and Rectification of Contract Terms – what does it all mean?’

A light buffet and drinks will be available from 6.30 pm (sponsored by Keating Chambers) 

For further enquiries please contact Dionne.Richards@shoosmiths.co.uk

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

 

Speaker:
Paul Darling OBE QC, Simon Hargreaves QC, Vincent Moran QC & Simon Hughes QC
Chairman:
Ian Yule
Gowling WLG, Two Snowhill, Snow Hill Queensway, Birmingham B4 6WR

11 Scotland

Indemnities in Construction and Infrastructure Contracts following Arnold v Britton
5.30pm for 6pm

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

Speaker:
Nicholas Baatz QC
RICS, 125 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AD

10 London

The Society's Annual Dinner
7.00 for 7.30pm

NB:  This event is open to SCL members and 1 guest per member only. You will only be able to make the booking if you are logged in as a member. If you wish to invite further guests email frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk and note their names will be put on a reserve list and you will be contacted in due course. An official attendance list will be displayed at the venue and no tickets will be issued. 

Middle Temple Hall, Middle Temple Lane, London EC4Y

10 London

The Society's AGM
6.30pm
Middle Temple Hall, Middle Temple Lane, London EC4Y

03 Leeds

Analysing Delay in light of the SCL’s Latest Protocol
5.30pm arrivals for a 6pm start
SCL Astra Event

SCL Astra, in collaboration with Crown Office Chambers and HKA Global would like to invite you to their next event. Douglas James (Crown Office Chambers) and Michelle Metz (HKA Global) will be considering the new SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol, and the practical implications of analysing delay in light of it.

Drinks and nibbles will be provided, together with opportunity for networking before and after the seminar.

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

Speaker:
Douglas James, Crown Office Chambers and Michelle Metz, HKA Global
Addleshaw Goddard, 3 Sovereign Square, Sovereign Street, Leeds LS1 4ER

02 London

Three prize-winning presentations
6.30pm

Philip Britton, James Frampton and Jon-Selous Borlace will each provide a 20-minute presentation based on their Hudson prize papers:

  • 'Tenant 1, Landlord 0: construction disruption and liability
  • The best laid schemes of TECBAR and TECSA: Potential Problems under the New Pre-action Protocol
  • A Mad Tea Party: The role of Clarity and Common Sense in the Interpretation of Construction Contracts.

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

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

Chairman:
Professor Anthony Lavers
National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

March 2017

27 London

Co-insurance : Is it a complete defence to claims for damage caused to the Works?
6.30pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

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

Speaker:
Paul Reed QC, Hardwicke Chambers
Chairman:
David Turner QC, 4 New Square
National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

09 London

An Introduction to Global Claims
8.00 for 8.30am
SCL Astra Breakfast Seminar Series

PLEASE NOTE: This event is now fully booked.

Speaker:
Stephen Dennison QC, Atkin Chambers and Tim Tapper, Turner & Townsend
Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London EC2A 4ES

07 Kent

Playing Defence in an adjudication: what ammunition has the last year (not) given us?
6.00pm for 6.30pm

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

Speaker:
John Denis-Smith
Chairman:
Jonathan Bowcott
The Tunbridge Wells Hotel, 58 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5TD

07 London

Payless notices under the Act
6.00pm

(Please note that bookings must be made online for this event, and SCL will not take bookings by email)

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

Speaker:
Adrian Williamson QC
Chairman:
Mr Justice Fraser
National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place, London SW1

06 East Anglia/Milton Keynes

Delay Analysis
6.00pm

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

Speaker:
Ewen Maclean and David Falkenstern, Blackrock PM
Mills & Reeve LLP, 100 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1PH

06 Manchester

Middle East or Wild West? Tips for the unwary in international arbitration
6.00pm

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

Speaker:
Kim Franklin QC, Crown Office Chambers
Chairman:
Brodie McAdam
Friends Meeting House, Room F13, 6 Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS

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