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Conference 2016 registrations now open

The Society of Construction Law Australia and the Conference Organising Committee are pleased to invite you to be part of the National Conference 2016 – Building Australia’s Future.

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SCL International

The Society is pleased to announce the formation of SCL International. 

There is now a Society of Construction Law in over 15 countries.  Each of these Societies have now come together to build cooperation and collaboration between the Societies. 

SCL International has established a website (  Members of the Australian Society can apply to be registered on the website by visiting  Before visiting the site you should obtain the registration code.  The registration code can be obtained by emailing  Once membership has been confirmed you will receive log in details.

Each Society is able to post papers and other material on the international website.  The Australian Society will begin publishing material shortly.

Access to papers from the UK Society is now available through the international website rather than through the historical arrangements between the Australian Society and the UK Society.

SCL International will oversee the biennial international conference. 

SCL International is keen to be of service to memebrs of the Societies around the world. 

The contact points between the Australian Society and SCL International are our Societies Chair, Basil Georgiou, and our two SCL International Liaison Officers, Phillip Greenham and Ian Bailey QC.  They can be contacted by emailing

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Latest Events

Melbourne - ACICA Mock Case

Mon 29 August 2016

Members are advised that ACICA is running an interactive session, exploring the new ACICA Rules 2016 in action, in Melbourne at the end of this month. The session aims to provide participants with a practical understanding of the 2016 Rules and some of the new features introduced, and will be followed by networking drinks.

SoCLA Event - Brisbane - 31 August

Wed 31 August 2016

The Honourable Justice John Bond & Robert Gemmell will present on the topic of:

quantifying loss caused by disruption – why use the measured mile? it rarely reflects reality and is usually inapplicable


See you in Brazil - 6th SCL international Biennial Conference - 13-15 September 2016

Tue 13 September 2016

 The Society of Construction Law Australia (SoCLA) is pleased to announce that Australia is taking an active role in Brazil at the Sixth International Society of Construction Law Biennial Conference being held on 13‑15 September 2016. 


Offshore Construction

Wed 21 September 2016

The Young Constructors have joined with their UK colleagues, SCL Astra, to host an international seminar on Offshore Construction.

The event will showcase leading industry and legal professionals in this fascinating field.


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  • Contacts - Opportunity to make valuable contacts
  • Education - Opportunity to continue your learning
  • Discounts - Discounts on various seminars and conferences
  • Reciprocal Benefits - Reciprocal benefits with some sister societies
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