9th International SCL Conference 4-5 November 2021

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9th International SCL Conference


SCL New Zealand was proud to host the

9th International Society of Construction Law 'Building for Change' Conference

4-5 November 2021 Virtual

Papers in Members Only Area

View our memory montage of conference (ack MultiMedia)

Due to covid restrictions this conference was entirely virtual (except for Wellington & Christchurch small in-person hubs)


2 Keynotes, 2 lunchtime speakers, 2 streams over 2 days
covering 23 different panel sessions to choose from
12.25 CPD Hours
All sessions were recorded – delegates view until 28Feb2022 on your portal 


Conference Programme


Thank you everyone - view our memory montage

9th International SCL Conference


9th International SCL Conference


We sincerely acknowledge our Conference Sponsors, Keynotes and Panel Presenters for their extremely high calibre of papers. To our delegates for attending and for all those involved who contributed to the wonderful success of the conference.
We are extremely pleased with how well the virtual conference was received and the positive engagement by those attending from all over the world.
You can access all conference material by logging into your original conference portal which will be open until 5 January 2022.
Thank you for attending conference and for your valued support.
Stuart Robertson, SCL(NZ) President & Conference Convenor

9 November 2021: Thank you everyone!
4 November 2021: Email from Basil Georgiou SCL Intl Chair - opening of Conference
3 November 2021: Last Chance to Register, virtual platform features & benefits
2 November 2021: Announcing moderators for Panel Programme and virtual benefits
2 November 2021: Keynote highlights, Virtual Platform features and SimpsonGrierson lunch
1 November 2021: Welcome to Conference week! – Sean Brady’s Simpson Grierson keynote session
29 October 2021: Introducing Sessions 7 Panels Procurement and Construction Arbitrations in India
28 October 2021: Introducing Session 6A Panels Collaborative Contracting, Novations and Assignments
28 October 2021: Introducing Session 6 Panels Quantum Meruit and Termination
27 October 2021: Announcing Justice Susan Thomas’ Opening Address
26 October 2021: Lunchtime speaker Jared Keen's topic announced
22 October 2021: Introducing Panels 5A Time is money and BIM & Dispute Boards
21 October 2021: Introducing Panels 4&4A time-bars and contract administrators
21 October 2021: Poster - 2 weeks to go! share with your networks, something for everyone
20 October 2021: Introducing Sessions 2&2A – Claims and Delay
19 October 2021: Introducing Session 3A panels - Risk
14 October 2021: Session 3 panels - Adjudication Past Present & Future AND Conflicting Objectives
13 October 2021: Introducing panels - Negligence Divergence: AND resolution of construction disputes is changing?
12 October 2021: Bronze Sponsors Marsh and Building Disputes Tribunal (BDT) announced
11 October 2021: Introducing - A global perspective on construction regulatory reform & construction arbitration:is it still relevant?
7 October 2021: Conference now Fully Virtual
4 October 2021: Silver Sponsor Axis Construction Law announced
30 September 2021: Sarah Grimmer keynote topic & charity announced
29 September 2021: Justice Hammerschlag keynote topic & charity announced
28 September 2021: Silver Sponsor Duncan Cotterill announced
23 September 2021: Transparency in dispute resolution - panellists introduced
21 September 2021: Bronze Sponsor Masin Projects announced
16 September 2021: Early Bird Rate now Standard Rate through to 20 October
14 September 2021: Introducing Miriama Kamo, Opening Ceremony MC
9 September 2021: Silver Sponsor Aston Consult announced
7 September 2021: Introducing Jared Keen, our lunchtime speaker
1 September 2021: Early Bird extended to 17 September
27 August 2021: Gold Sponsor Diales announced
24 August 2021: Academic Forum announced
19 August 2021: Gold Sponsor Badcock Law announced
11 August 2021: Announcing the Routledge Prize!
5 August 2021: Introducing our key note speaker The Honourable Justice David Hammerschlag
22 July 2021: Introducing our day two lunchtime speakers Professors Doug Jones AO and Janet Walker
2 July 2021: Conference Programme Announced
17 June 2021: Gala Dinner venue Weta Workshop Unleashed! announced
3 May 2021: Registration is now Open!
18 March 2021: Exciting News! Conference definitely proceeding in hybrid format
15 December 2020: End of Year best wishes
28 September 2020: Silver Sponsor MinterEllisonRuddWatts announced
27 August 2020: Silver Sponsor Hanscomb Intercontinental announced
23 July 2020: Gold Sponsor Hesketh Henry announced
22 June 2020: Gold Sponsor Ankura Consulting announced
2 June 2020: New 2021 Key Dates announced
16 April 2020: Revitalised look welcomes the 9th Intl SCL Law Conference 2021
27 March 2020: Postponement to 3-5 November 2021 due to Covid-19 announcement
20 March 2020: Platinum Sponsor Simpson Grierson announced, proud sponsors of the Gala Dinner
5 March 2020: Platinum Sponsor Dentons Kensington Swan announced, proud sponsors of keynote speaker The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Coulson
13 February 2020: Platinum Sponsor Berkeley Research Group (BRG) announced, proud sponsors of keynote speaker Sarah Grimmer
29 January 2020: Key Note Speaker announced - Sarah Grimmer, Secretary General, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
18 December 2019: Season's Greetings
1 December 2019: Call for Abstracts open
26 November 2019: Conference Theme: Building for Change announced
24 October 2019: Key Note Speaker announced - The Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Coulson, Deputy Head of Civil Justice, London
18 September 2019: Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities Released