Forthcoming Events

Claims to documents - Documents win cases

Polly Pope and Michael Taylor

Hosted by SCL

21 June 2018 Auckland
26 June 2018 Wellington
27 June 2018 Christchurch

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8th International Society of Construction Law Conference

Hosted by:  SCL(North America)

Construction Issues - Global Perspectives

The Palmer Hotel, Chicago

26-28 September 2018

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SCL PRESENTER INVITATION

Anyone who wishes to present to the Society of Construction Law on a construction law related topic is invited to email the Secretary, Arie Moore, indicating their interest in presenting and summarising their proposed presentation topic.

Arie Moore
Secretary
Society of Construction Law New Zealand

2018 Events

May Meeting

Fire Safety and ACP Cladding – Could Grenfell happen here?

Helen Macfarlane

Hosted by: Society of Construction Law

Presentation and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area

 

April Meeting

FIDIC amendments

Graeme Christie and Jo-Anne Knight

Hosted by: Society of Construction Law

Presentation and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area

 

February/March Meeting

The Engineer to the Contract: 

How the role evolved and the part played in dispute resolution

Stuart Robertson

Hosted by: Society of Construction Law

Paper, Presentation and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area

2017 Events

December end of year functions

Auckland and Wellington end of year members networking and socialising



October / November Meeting

Professor David Mosey PhD 

Framework Alliances- what do they have to offer?

Hosted by:  The NZ Society of Construction Law

Presentation, FAC-1 ISBN number and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area



October Meeting

Philip Britton LLB BCL 

Trouble with the Neighbours’: Construction, Disruption and Damages

Hosted by:  The NZ Society of Construction Law

Paper and Presentation and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area



September Meeting

Quantum Dissected – A Legal Perspective

Mark Holland

Solicitor Hazelton Law

James White

Director Kwanto 

This topic explored entitlement to variations, valuation of variations and prolongation costs, fertile grounds for disputes in construction contracts. 
Hosted by: The Society of Construction Law 


August Meeting

Presentation by Society of Construction Law 2017 Essay Prize Winners

Michaela Reid

Injuncting on Demand Bonds

Alexandra Kissling

Sink or swim can contractors preserve contingency periods and who benefits from float

Hosted by: The Society of Construction Law

Paper, Presentation and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area



July Meeting

Rashda Rana SC

Reliance/Expectation Loss

Hosted by: The Society of Construction Law

Paper, Presentation and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area



IDENTIFYING AND MANAGING OBLIGATIONS - SOCIETY OF CONSTRUCTION LAW 2017 CONFERENCE

Te Papa, Wellington

15 June 2017 Site Tour Transmission Gully, AGM & Annual Dinner
16 June 2017 SCL Presentation of Papers

including:

Richard Wilmot-Smith QC of 39 Essex Chambers, London 
Kara Vague , Group General Manager - Strategic Projects, Downer EDI Limited, Chair SCL(Australia)

Speaker presentations and papers in Members Only Area



May Meeting

Delivering Projects in the Maori Environment - Contracting with Iwi

Tai Ahu

Kensington Swan Maori Business Group

David Jones

Chief Executive of Te Kopere o te iwi o Hineuru Trust

Adam Tapsell

Kensington Swan Maori Business Group

Hosted by: The Society of Construction Law

Presentation and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area



March Meeting

RETENTIONS LEGISLATION – Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015

What does it actually mean? AND How does it work in practice?

Panel Discussion

Lara Bennett

Executive Director PWC

Shanti Frater

Senior Associate, Simpson Grierson

Brendan Cash

Special Counsel, Bell Gully

Edward Scorgie,

Partner at Chapman Tripp, Chair


Hosted by: The Society of Construction Law

Presentation and CPD Attendance register in Members Only Area