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.
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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.
For the text of a Lecture by Lord Justice Jackson to the Technology & Construction Bar Association and the Society of Construction Law on 30th October 2014, click here.