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December 2017

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

04 Manchester

Gamekeeper turned Poacher or vice versa
5.30pm
This event will be followed with mulled wine / mince pies

17:30 – 18:00     Tea/coffee before the talk

18:00 – 19:00     Akenhead talk

19:00 – 21:00     Mulled wine and mince pies

Bookings can be made online and cost £15 per head. 

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

Speaker:
Sir Robert Akenhead
Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BT

01 Ireland

SCL Lunch in Dublin
12 noon for 1.00pm
Speaker:
Jim O'Callaghan SC TD
Guinness Storehouse, The Arrol Suite, St James's Gate, Dublin 8

November 2017

30 Ireland

‘“Who is my neighbour?” The circumstances in which a professional can assume responsibility in tort without any contractual responsibility"
6.00pm

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

Speaker:
David Sears QC, Crown Office Chambers & Stephen Proctor, McCannFitzgerald
Chairman:
Mark Sanfey S.C, Law Library, Dublin
McCannFitzgerald, Riverside One, 37 - 42 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2

23 Leeds

Interactive Mock Adjudication
17.30pm for 18.00pm
SCL Astra Event

This interactive seminar will be hosted in conjunction with Keating Chambers, with advocacy from Keating barristers Tom Owen and James Frampton, leaders in the field of construction & engineering who will consider a number of current hot topics relevant to all professionals within the construction industry (including NEC4, design responsibility and concurrent delay).

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

Speaker:
Tom Owen and James Frampton, Keating Chambers
Pinsent Masons LLP, 1 Park Row, Leeds LS1 5AB

21 Leeds

Payment & Pay Less Notices: A Smashing and Grabbing Update
6.15pm

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

Speaker:
Richard Liddell & Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square
Chairman:
Andrew Essam
Leeds Beckett University, Lecture Theatre D, The Rose Bowl Building, Portland Way off Portland Crescent, Leeds LS1 3HB

17 London

Tall tales: An introduction to high rise engineering and why it is special
8.15 for 8.45am
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:
Bill Price
Simmons & Simmons, City Point, 1 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9SS

16 North East

Design Risk: where do the dangers lie? / Design Risk: a structural engineer's perspective
5.00pm

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

Speaker:
Steven Walker QC & Colin Riches
Chairman:
Simon Lewis
Ramside Hall Hotel, Fountains Room, Carrville, County Durham DH1 1TD

10 Overseas

SCL India - 7th International SCL Conference
4.00pm

Please note the first day's event will take place in the Hyatt Regency and the second and third day will be held in the India International Centre.

India International Centre, 40 Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi - 110003, India

10 South West

The SCL Lunch in Bristol
12 noon for 1.00pm

Please note:  Block bookings by firms will be limited to 2 tables each.  All places will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis.

Speaker:
Geoff Holt MBE, Yachtsman, Disability Business & Sports Ambassador
Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TA

09 Overseas

SCL Chile Conference
9.00am

For more details go to http://congreso.uandes.cl/#programa

University of the Andes (Chile), Avenida Monseñor Álvaro del Portillo 12.455, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile

08 Birmingham

An Introduction to Building with Concrete - and the things that can go wrong with it
5.30pm

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:
Professor Peter Robery
Chairman:
Michael O’Shea
Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP, 134 Edmund Street, Birmingham B3 2ES

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