The Society of Construction Law Australia


The Society of Construction Law (Australia) is a single national organisation of members, at all stages of their professional career, who share an interest in construction law.  The 16 founding members were drawn from all mainland states. Meet the current directors.

The Society encourages the active involvement of all of its members and discourse across the broad spectrum of issues relating to construction law, including matters of policy and legislation, "front end" issues, dispute avoidance, and all forms of dispute resolution.

To view the Society's Objects and Vision please click here



Latest News

Wednesday 23 Sep 2020

Members may be interested in the CIArb Australia Annual Lecture on Tuesday, 13 October 2020 at 5.00pm – 6.30pm ADST.

"Dispelling due process paranoia: Fairness, efficiency and the rule of law"  presented by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

More information and registration details are available here.

Thursday 10 Sep 2020

This webinar will be presented by Owen Hayford, Partner, DLA Piper on Monday 21 September 2020 at 5:00 pm AEST.

More information is available on this flyer.

Please click here to register

Monday 7 Sep 2020

Members may be interested in the upcoming Building & Construction Law Conference on 1 December 2020 arranged by Thomson Reuters.

More information is available on this flyer.

Monday 7 Sep 2020

ACICA is pleased to present Australian Arbitration Week 2020 (AAW 2020) in the week of 12 October 2020. A full Calendar of Events is now available on the AAW website.

ACICA, together with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia (CIArb Australia), will launch AAW2020 with the 2020 International Arbitration Conference  The conference will be offered virtually.  Registration is now open!

Wednesday 2 Sep 2020

Members are advised that the NSW Building and Construction SOP Regulation and CPD Guidelines for Adjudicators commenced on 1 September 2020.

The Guidelines are available on the NSW Fair Trading website and the 2020 Regulation is available on the NSW Legislation website

Monday 24 Aug 2020

Following our recent Board election, the current SoCLA Board and Executive are

Executive: Laina Chan (Chair), Ben Davidson (Vice Chair), Michael Gibson (Secretary), Kate Bower (Treasurer)

Directors:  Sean Brady, Jodi Palmer, Kevin Pascoe, David Ulbrick, Kara Vague.


Monday 24 Aug 2020

Tuesday 1 Sep 2020 at 12:30 pm AEST

This webinar will be presented by Veno Panicker of Blackstone Waterhouse, Pedram Danesh-Mand of KPMG and Julian Hemms of ConnellGriffin.

More information is available on this flyer.  

Please click here to register.

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