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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

The closing date for entries is January 2, 2018. For more general information about the Prize, see here. Full details of the rules and how to enter are in this PDF document.

Friday, 1 September 2017

SCL North America has launched a new website at The Society, founded in 2017, is currently recruiting members from all sectors of the construction industry within the United States and Canada.

Friday, 1 September 2017

In past years SCL members have contributed to the Bi-annual NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Survey. The results of past surveys, found online, offer a valuable source of data on usage of contract forms, procurement methods and project types. NBS would be grateful if members assisted again by completing the survey at:

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

The European Society of Construction Law is invitimg all students who submitted their construction law-related Master thesis in the period from 1st June 2016 to 30th May 2017 to take part in a paper competition. More details

Thursday, 30 March 2017

The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the results for the 2016 competition.

Friday, 24 March 2017

This Protocol was prepared by the Society of Construction Law for determining extensions of time and compensation for delay and disruption. The 2nd edition has been published, superseding both the 1st edition of the Protocol and Rider 1 to the 1st edition of the Protocol. You can download it for free, or order hard copies (with a discount for bulk orders).

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

CIC has published a new ‘Users’ Guide to Adjudication’, which replaces the Construction Umbrella Bodies Adjudication Task Group “Users’ Guide to Adjudication” produced in April 2003. More information here.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

If you attended the recent SCL Annual Lunch and would be happy to provide feedback on the experience, we would be delighted to hear from you. You will need to be logged in. Please use this form.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

The Worshipful Company of Arbitrators invites expressions of interest in two Travelling Scholarships in Private Dispute Resolution (Arbitration, Mediation, Adjudication), each to be taken up for 4 weeks in Dubai in March/April 2017. Click here for more information

Saturday, 15 October 2016

First and second prize winners were announced at the annual ESCL Conference in London. Click here for more information


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