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December 2019

04 Oxford

'Managing conflict' - walking the talk, theory v practice
6 for 6.30pm

This event will be held in Lecture Theatre Number 8,

Speaker:
Jane Gunn FCIArb, FRSA, FPSA, CEDR accredited and IMI Certified Mediator
Said Business School, Park End Street, Oxford OX1 1HP

03 London

Stopping the clock – Liquidated Damages after Triple Point
6.30pm
Joint SCL/TECBAR event

(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:
Neil Hext QC
Chair:
Mr Justice Pepperall
National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE

November 2019

29 Ireland

SCL Lunch in Dublin
12 noon for 12.30pm
Speaker:
Marion Smith QC
Guinness Storehouse, The Arrol Suite, St James's Gate, Dublin 8

28 Ireland

Third party funding and construction disputes
6.00pm

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

Speaker:
David Sears Q.C, Sean Carr, McCann Fitzgerald & James Lawless B.L
Chair:
Mr Justice Barry Leon, retired, Commercial Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court
McCannFitzgerald, Riverside One, 37 - 42 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2

26 South West

Carillion - What happened, and what can we learn from it? A personal perspective on construction projects
5.30 for 6.00pm

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

Speaker:
Jeremy Mutter, formerly General Counsel: Construction, Carillion
Chair:
Nicola Huxtable
Bristol Hotel, George White Room, Prince Street, Bristol BS1 4QF

19 Leeds

Adjudication of Construction - Professional Negligence Claims
6.15pm

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

Speaker:
Ebony Alleyne, Hardwicke Chambers
Leeds Beckett University, Lecture Theatre D, The Rose Bowl Building, Portland Way off Portland Crescent, Leeds LS1 3HB

19 North East

Sweating the small stuff: Is an enhanced standard of care owed by Architects to inexperienced clients?/ The quantification of claims – what has the TCC recently accepted and what has it not?
5.45 for 6.00pm

Katerina Hoey of Probyn Miers, whose talk is entitled Sweating the small stuff: Is an enhanced standard of care owed by Architects to inexperienced clients?

Tom Oakden of OC Expert Services will speak on The quantification of claims – what has the TCC recently accepted and what has it not?

 

Please note this event will attract 1.5 CPD hours unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

Speaker:
Katerina Hoey of Probyn Miers and Tom Oakden of OC Expert Services
Chair:
Simon Lewis of Womble Bond Dickinson
Ramside Hall Hotel, Beaumont Room, Durham, County Durham DH1 1TD

14

Fire safety and fire regulations in the post Grenfell world
8.30am
CIArb NE Branch Seminar

For more information and to book, please visit: ciarb.org/events/north-east-branch-seminar/ 

The Brodrick Hall, Leeds City Museum, Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 8BH

13 Reading

Risk and Infrastructure from a practical and legal perspective
6.30 for 7.00pm
Joint SCL and the Thames Valley Branch of the CIArb

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

Speaker:
Dr Mike Webster, MPW R&R Ltd and Crispin Winser, Crown Office Chambers
Maidenhead Golf Club, Shoppenhangers Road, Maidenhead SL6 2PZ

12 London

Going Underground: contracts for underground works
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:
Charles Nairac, White & Case and Michael Curtis QC, Crown Office Chambers
Chair:
Celia Carlisle, Tideway London
National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE

12 Birmingham

Mediation and Construction Litigation & Arbitration – Best friends or just casual acquaintances?
5.30 for 6.00pm

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:
Andrew Miller QC, 2 Temple Gardens
Chair:
Michael O’Shea
Gateley LLP, One Eleven Edmund Street, Birmingham B3 2HJ

12 Southern

Defective building works – Who pays? An overview of case law relating to the recovery of costs associated with repairing defective buildings
5.30pm for 6.00pm
SCL and the Southern Branch of the CIArb

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

Speaker:
Jessica Stephens QC, Claire Packman and Jonathan Lewis, 4 Pump Court
Blake Morgan Solicitors, New Kings Court, Tollgate, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh SO53 3LG

01 Scotland

The SCL Lunch in Scotland
12 for 12.30

EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

 

Speaker:
Eilidh Doyle, Scotland’s most medalled athlete having represented Scotland and Great Britain at, amongst others, London 2012 and Rio 2016
The Supper Club, 29 Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow G1 3AJ

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