Forthcoming events

Our Events

Unless marked otherwise, the meetings are free to members and their guests.

For some events, only SCL members are permitted to register - this is stated with the event. Please contact our administrative office with any queries.

If you are going to pay for an event, you will need to be logged in before going through checkout. If you do not have an account on this website, you can create one.

If you need to pay by cheque, please download the flyer and send in the booking form by post.

The Society of Construction Law aims to ensure that people have equal access to our events.  If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact one of the SCL Administrators (Jill Ward or Frances Whitehead) with your request so that arrangements, where possible, can be made.  Please note that any arrangements will have to depend on the nature of the venue and what can be done.

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June 2019

20 Thursday - North East

5.45 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Malcolm Dowden & Steven Walker QC
Chair:
Simon Lewis of Womble Bond Dickinson
Organiser(s): Michael Foster - Simon Lewis -

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

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25 Tuesday - London

8.00 for 8.30am
SCL Astra Breakfast Seminar
Speaker(s):
Richard Booth – Partner, HFW, Adam Constable QC – Keating Chambers & Andrew Norris – Senior Engineering Underwriter, Swiss Re
Organiser(s):

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

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

July 2019

02 Tuesday - Ireland

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Robert Rooney & Charlotte Woolven-Brown
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

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

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02 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Calum Lamont & James Thompson, Keating Chambers
Chair:
Mr Justice Waksman

(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.

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03 Wednesday - Cardiff

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Dr Tim Sampson and David Sawtell of Lamb Chambers
Organiser(s): Rachel Gwilliam - Sean Gibbs -

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

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16 Tuesday - South West

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Liam Holder, Secretariat International
Chair:
Andrew Langmaid
Organiser(s): Andrew Langmaid -

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

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25 Thursday - London

6.30pm
Organiser(s): David Coyne - Karim Mariey - Lauren Adams -

SCL Astra, ICE London G&S, & CIOB Novus present The Joint Organisations’ Summer Boat Trip on the Thames. This event provides all members an opportunity to attend a fun networking evening and build relationships with fellow industry members. Please note numbers are limited and placed will be allocated on a first paid first served basis.

August 2019

06 Tuesday - London

5.00pm
Organiser(s):

Please note: Cost £18 incl VAT per person.  Numbers are limited and tickets will be sold on a fist paid, first served basis.

September 2019

03 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Jonathan Selby QC and Sam Townend

(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.

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06 Friday - Leeds

12.15 for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Sir Rupert Jackson
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

Rupert Jackson was a barrister for 25 years (specialising in construction and professional negligence) and then a judge for 20 years, including 3 years as head of the TCC.  He is now an arbitrator at 4 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn.  He has also recently retrained as a mediator.

Please note: Cost £75 per person incl VAT.  Block bookings by firms will be limited to 2 tables each. All places will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis. Each table will seat 10 people.

17 Tuesday - Birmingham

5.30 pm for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Simon Hargreaves QC and James Frampton, Keating Chambers
Chair:
Michael O’Shea
Organiser(s): Ian Yule -

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

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

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18 Wednesday - Cardiff

5.30 for 6.00pm
Joint SCL and Constructing Excellence Gloucestershire Club Event
Speaker(s):
Sian Mirchandani QC, 4 New Square
Chair:
Sean Gibbs / Anna Wood
Organiser(s): Sean Gibbs -

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

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19 Thursday - London

Registration from 8.30am
Chair:
Hamish Lal, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Organiser(s):

Speakers: Lord Justice Coulson, Dr. Franco Mastrandrea, HKA, David Barry, Blackrock Expert Services; Shy Jackson, Pinsent Masons; Christopher Miers, Probyn Miers; Mark Wheeler, Diales; Hannah Wennell, Morgan Sindall; Richard Wilmot-Smith QC, 39 Essex Chambers, Karen Gough, 39 Essex Chambers, Ellis Baker, White & Case; John Hughes D'aeth, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner; Alistair McLean, Brodies; Victoria Peckett, CMS, Sir Rupert Jackson, 4 New Square Gwyn Owen, Chartered Arbitrator, Alexander Nissen QC, Keating Chambers Garry Borland QC, Axiom Associates, Katie Powell, Atkin Chambers Fiona Sinclair QC, 4 Pump Court Robert Stevenson, BLM, Paul Battrick, Diales, Craig Arnott, Managing Director Burford Capital; Nicholas Bacon QC, 4 New Square; Robert Hanna, Augusta Ventures Limited; Yasmin Mohammad, Head of International Arbitration Vannin Capital, Mrs Justice Cockerill DBE.  Closing comments by Jonathan Cope, SCL Chair.

26 Thursday - Ireland

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
James O'Donoghue
Chair:
Arran Dowling-Hussey
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

This event was originally scheduled for March 26, 2019, but has been delayed. 

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

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October 2019

01 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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.

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07 Monday - Eastern

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Patrick Clarke and Marc Lixenberg, Atkin Chambers

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

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11 Friday - South West

12 for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Paul ‘Mungo’ Mungeam (Bear Grylls’ Cameraman)
Organiser(s): Jonathan Spencer -

Cost:  £62.50 plus VAT = £75.00 per person. Block bookings by firms will be limited to 2 tables each.  All places will be allocated on a first paid, first served basis.  Each table will seat 10 people: 

23 Wednesday - Overseas

Organiser(s):

The 2019 conference will be held on Wednesday the 23rd – 24th October 2019 in Delft,
Netherlands.  Further details to follow.

November 2019

01 Friday - Scotland

12 for 12.30
Organiser(s): Lisa Cattanach - Louise Shiels -

Further details to follow

12 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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.

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29 Friday - Ireland

12 noon for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Marion Smith QC
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

December 2019

03 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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.

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February 2020

04 Tuesday - London

TBC
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

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07 Friday - London

12 noon for 1.00pm
Organiser(s):

March 2020

03 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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April 2020

07 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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May 2020

05 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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12 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Organiser(s):
Input number of places required: Register to attend

June 2020

02 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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July 2020

07 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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September 2020

01 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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October 2020

06 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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November 2020

03 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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04 Wednesday - Overseas

Organiser(s):

SCL (New Zealand) welcomes the opportunity to host the 9th International Society of Construction Law Conference in Auckland New Zealand. 

Further details to follow.

December 2020

01 Tuesday - London

Tbc
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

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Participating in SCL

SCL offers many ways in which you can participate.

There are frequent meetings in many parts of the country, all listed on our events page.

There are regional activities. Please be in contact with our regional co-ordinators.

SCL Astra membership (formerly known as Junior SCL) is open to any SCL member who is new to the world of construction law.

You can find out about other SCLs in other countries.

You can follow the work of our Ethics group.

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