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Who should have won S & T v Grove in the Supreme Court?

Following the settlement of one of the most important construction law cases of the decade, the SCL and TECBAR held a mock Supreme Court hearing on 21st January 2020 with the counsel who would have appeared. View the video here

Concurrent Liability: where have things gone wrong?

Lecture by Lord Justice Jackson to the Technology & Construction Bar Association and the Society of Construction Law on 30th October 2014.

Disruption evaluation - differences between Civil and Common Law approaches under FIDIC Red Book Conditions

Slides in PDF format from a talk given by Chris Ennis (TQEF) and Wolfgang Breyer (Breyer Rechtsanwaelte, Stuttgart) to a meeting of the Society of Construction Law in London on 5 February 2013.

Concurrent Delay Revisited

PowerPoint slides from a talk given by John Marrin QC to a meeting of the Society of Construction Law in London on 4 December 2012.

Prevention, liquidated damages and time at large

PowerPoint slides from a talk given by Mr Justice Ramsey to a meeting of the Society of Construction Law in London on 3 April 2012.

Construction Act Reforms

A PowerPoint presentation given by Professor Rudi Klein, Chief Executive, Specialist Engineering Contractors' Group, to a meeting of the Oxford region of the Society of Construction Law on 23 April 2009.

A designer's duty - a time for review

A PowerPoint presentation given by Alexander Nissen QC at the National Liberal Club on November 4, 2008.

Alliance Contracting - Reshaping Australian Infrastructure

A PowerPoint presentation given by John Gallagher and Jim Freehely at the London SCL meeting on 2nd September 2008.

New Construction Contracts: the Irish Experience

A PowerPoint Presentation by Tim Bouchier-Hayes at an SCL meeting in London, 2 October 2007.

Improving Payment Practices in the Construction Industry

Report of the DTI's post-consultation event held in London on 14th February 2006, by Anna Rabin, March 2006.

Construction Law update

Text of a presentation by Nerys Jefford at a construction conference, 7 October 2005

Does the TCC Court meet the needs of the construction industry?

Note of a panel discussion at a meeting of SCL in London on 1st November 2005 to discuss the TCC Guide, written by Hamish Lal

After dinner speech given by CIC's Graham Watts

At the 2002 SCL Annual Dinner, including an insight into the present position on amendments to the Scheme and details of Design Quality Indicators.

Solving Problems Together

Notes from the after lunch talk given by Zara Lamont, Chief Executive of the Confederation of Construction Clients, at the SCL lunch at the Brewery, London, March 1st 2002.

Contracted Mediation - Dispute Resolution for Project-based Industries

Notes on a talk given by Patrick Green and Stephen Woodward at the National Liberal Club on 5th June 2001.

Millennium Hudson Prize

Report on the Prize Giving Evening, 1 May 2001.

The Human Factor in Construction Law

Report on the Meeting of the Society of Construction Law on 9th February 2000.

Security in Construction contracts

Report on the Meeting of the Society of Construction Law on 7th March 2000.

Australian registration insurance and liability reforms in the building industry

Report on the Meeting of the Society of Construction Law on 21st June 2000.

Resolving complex delay claims

Report on the Meeting of the Society of Construction Law on 6th June 2000.

The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999

Report on the Meeting of the Society of Construction Law on 25th May 2000.

Hudson prizewinners 1999

Report on the Meeting of the Society of Construction Law on 4th April 2000.

Construction Adjudication - some unresolved issues

Report on a meeting of TECBAR and SCL on 18 January 2000.

The Vulpine TCC

Report on the Meeting of the Society of Construction Law on 8th June 1999.

Adjudication in the construction industry

Report on the Meeting of the Society of Construction Law on 7th September 1999.