Papers are now invited for the 2016 SCL Hudson Prize. The closing date for entries is 3rd January 2017. Click here for more information and the rules
A paper recently published by SCL, 'All That Glistens is Not Gold: Some issues for the UK Construction Industry in a Post-Brexit World', by Christopher Muttukumaru CB, may be of special interest following the Brexit referendum. See here for more details
The draft 2nd edition of the SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol is available for comment during a four week consultation period, expiring on 8 July 2016. See here for more details
The Judging Panel of the SCL Hudson Prize has announced the results for the 2015 competition.
We are delighted that membership of the Society has reached an all time high of over 2,700 members. If you would like to consider joining, please find more details here.
A new book has been published by the European Society of Construction Law. It contains accounts of the law of twelve major European jurisdictions in relation to a range of construction matters. It is available at a cost of £75 plus postage. More details in this flyer. The book can be purchased online here.
With sadness, we report the death in August of honorary member, Donald Bishop CBE, MC, C.Eng, MICE, ARCS, FCOB, Hon FRIAS, Hon FICW (aged 93). Donald was a QS and civil engineer, and worked at the BRE in its very early days, becoming the Professor of Building at the Bartlett in the 1970s. In the mid 1980s he was one of those behind the formation of what became the Construction Industry Council, and thereafter he worked tirelessly on numerous policy issues.
We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. If you have any feedback or suggestions, please write to our webmaster.
The Sub-Committee would like to hear from anyone who would wish to make comments in relation to the proposed amended guidance note. more
For those inspired by Chris Froome’s success this year, Stuart Wilks of Hill International and Chulu Kamalondo of TfL / Crossrail have joined forces to set up the first (to the best of our knowledge), construction and law cycling club. The first ride will be on 4th October, starting in North East London around 9am, the aim is to ride a few times a year, a few hours on a weekend morning at different locations. Open to all - if you’d like to join them, contact Stuart: firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7618 1200.