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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December 2018

12 Wednesday - London

8 for 8.30am
SCL Astra Breakfast Seminar
Speaker(s):
Lindy Patterson QC, 39 Essex Chambers and Simon Fegen, Leach Group

Please also note this event is open to SCL Members only and will attract 1 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

January 2019

08 Tuesday - Surrey/Sussex

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Sir Rupert Jackson
Chair:
David Savage, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Organiser(s): Andrew Keeley -

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

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15 Tuesday - Eastern

6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Paul Darling OBE QC, 39 Essex Chambers
Chair:
Jonathan Cope, SCL Chair
Organiser(s): Hanna McNab -

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

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16 Wednesday - Manchester

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
David Sears QC and Crispin Winser, Crown Office Chambers
Organiser(s): Fraser Askham - Lucy Osborne -

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

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30 Wednesday - Cardiff

5.30 for 6.00pm
Speaker(s):
Ian Gunton, CNS Consult
Chair:
Sean Gibbs and Rachel Gwilliam
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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31 Thursday - Ireland

10.00am
Joint SCL/Adjudication Society Event
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Please note this event is free and all places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  Further details to follow.

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February 2019

05 Tuesday - Kent

6 for 6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Ebony Alleyne, Hardwicke Chambers
Chair:
Jane Ryland

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

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05 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Lord Justice Coulson
Chair:
Paul Darling OBE QC

(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 Wednesday - Birmingham

5.30 for 6 pm
Speaker(s):
Lindy Patterson QC, 39 Essex Chambers
Chair:
Michael O’Shea
Organiser(s): Ian Yule -

Is there any room for the prevention principle in today’s construction contracts or has contract drafting effectively written it out? Lindy Patterson QC reviews the concept in today’s marketplace with particular reference to the recent Court of Appeal decision of North Midland Building v Cyden Homes

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

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15 Friday - London

12 noon for 1.00pm
Speaker(s):
Cathy Newman, Journalist and presenter of Channel 4 News
Organiser(s):

PLEASE NOTE: WE HAVE NOW REACHED OUR MAXIMUM CAPACITY IN THE GREAT ROOM YOUR BOOKING WILL NOW BE PLACED ON THE GREAT ROOM BALCONY OVERLOOKING THE ENTIRE PROCEEDINGS.

YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN AS A MEMBER IN ORDER TO MAKE A BOOKING FOR INDIVIDUAL PLACES OR FOR TABLES OF 10.

The Grosvenor have very kindly offered a 15% discount on their regular rates for those wishing to stay the night on Friday 15th February 2019 only.  Please call Central Reservation on 0800 221 222 and quote cluster code EG4. This offer is subject to availability.

Annual Lunch (individual places) (£99.00) is currently unavailable.

28 Thursday - Ireland

8.45 for 9.15am
"Effective Construction"
Speaker(s):
Peter Rees QC, James Corbett QC, Dermot Durack, Henry Hathaway, Dr. Joseph Mante, Martin Cooney, Mary-Liz Mahony, Deirdre Ni Fhloinn, John Gordon S.C, James O’Donoghue, Gavan Carty, Jonathan Cope & Anthony Lavers
Organiser(s): Arran Dowling-Hussey -

Cost: €100 per person. Bookings can be made online & paid for in euros, via Paypal. Alternatively, BACS payments will be accepted.  Please contact frances.whitehead@scl.org.uk

March 2019

05 Tuesday - London

6.30pm
Speaker(s):
Mrs Justice Jefford DBE
Chair:
Fiona Sinclair QC

(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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08 Friday - Leeds

8.15 for 9.00am
Speaker(s):
HH Mrs Justice Jefford DBE, Technology and Construction Court London; HH Judge Mark Raeside QC; James Howells QC, Atkin Chambers; David Pliener, Hardwicke; William Webb, Keating Chambers; Glenn Hide, GMH Planning & Crispin Winser, Crown Office Chambers
Organiser(s): Jonathan Hawkswell -

Please also note this event will attract 4 CPD hour unless otherwise advised at the beginning.

April 2019

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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May 2019

01 Wednesday - London

6.30pm
Organiser(s):
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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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June 2019

July 2019

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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August 2019

September 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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19 Thursday - London

Organiser(s):

Further details to follow

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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November 2019

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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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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November 2020

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.

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