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Thursday 12 May 2016

<p>The Young Constructors Committee invites you to Tour the New Perth Library. Places are strictly limited. To book a place, <a href="/data/2016/6096798_1Perth_-_New_Perth_Library.pdf">click here</a>.&nbsp;</p>

Location:
Perth Library
Thursday 5 May 2016

The Societies of Construction Law in Australia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom invite you to an interactive panel discussion to be held on  5 May 2016  by simultaneous video broadcast on: 

“New Technology and Innovation - Welcome to the Future of Construction Law and Practice”

There will be a range of speakers who will address us from various venues.  They will give their thoughts on where we are and where we are heading. For more details click here!

Location:
All States
Thursday 5 May 2016

Update!

Further to our previous announcement to attend an interactive panel discussion on 5 May 2016 by simultaneous video broadcast on the topic “New Technology and Innovation – Welcome to the Future of Construction Law and Practice”, we are very pleased to announce that the Honourable Justice Vickery of the Supreme Court of Victoria (Judge-in-Charge of the Technology, Engineering and Construction List in Victoria and Patron of SoCLA in Australia) will also be speaking at this event.

In view of the number of speakers and our desire to facilitate discussion following the presentations, we will also be bringing forward the start times for this event in all venues by 15 minutes. Please see the updated invitation attached here for revised start times.

For those who have already RSVP’d for this event, there is no need to RSVP again. We will also ensure that all persons who have already RSVP’d for this event are contacted individually to confirm the revised start times.

Location:
All States
Thursday 14 Apr 2016

The session will provide an overview of Building Information Modelling (placing particular focus on the adoption of BIM in the Australian construction industry). The session will also explore the legal and practical issues that contracting parties need to consider and manage when proposing to use BIM. The session will provide some solutions in addressing the challenges that BIM gives rise to. More information click here. 

Location:
Holding Redlich Level 1, 300 Queen St, Brisbane
Wednesday 13 Apr 2016

<p>The Society of Construction Law Australia (SoCLA) and Baker &amp; McKenzie present the book launch of "<em>Understanding Construction Law</em>" and a presentation on&nbsp;"<em>What does a construction professional need to know about the Law?</em>" from 5.30pm on Wednesday 13 April 2016. <a href="/data/2016/Invitation_-_SoCLA_-_13_April_2016.docx">Click here to for more information.</a></p>

Location:
Level 27, AMP Centre, 50 Bridge Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tuesday 12 Apr 2016

The session will be presented by Dr Chris Haberfield (Principal Geotechnical Engineer, Golder Associates Pty Ltd). Dr Haberfield has been responsible for the provision of advice in relation to review, value engineering, engineering design, analysis, construction and testing of a range of numerous low to high rise commercial and residential towers and various other infrastructure. Some examples include the new Gateway Bridge tender design and North-South Bypass tunnel in Brisbane, the Burnley tunnel, the East Link tunnels and proposed East West tunnel portals in Melbourne. More information can be found here.

Location:
Herbert Smith Freehills
Thursday 17 Mar 2016

The Society of Construction Law Australia (SoCLA) and Piper Alderman are pleased to present the book launch of an exciting new construction law
publication – Understanding Construction Law. Click here for more information.

Location:
Piper Alderman Level 16, 70 Franklin Street Adelaide
Tuesday 15 Mar 2016

In recognition of this year's International Women's Day theme "Pledge for Parity", Members are invited to a NAWIC WA and SOCLA joint event sponsored by Jackson McDonald for drinks, canapes and a speed networking session with esteemed mentors.

Guest Mentors will include:

Jennifer Hawkins  |  Magistrate at Magistrates Court of WA
Patricia Cahill SC  |  Francis Burt Chambers
Anne Connolly  |  Senior Vice President at McLachlan Lister / Hill International (Australia)
Debbie Morrow  |  General Manager at Woodside
Alison Coffey  |  Business Unit Director at DownerMouchel

This is a paid event. Register at the NAWIC page to attend. Click here.














Location:
Jackson McDonald Boardroom, Level 17, 225 St Georges Tce, Perth
Thursday 10 Mar 2016

Members are invited to an event on 10 March 2016 where Marcus Taverner QC, Adam Constable QC, and Jennifer Wild of Keating Chambers will consider the recent decisions in England & Wales and Australia, including Cavendish Square Holdings v El Makdessi [2015] 3 WLR 1373, Andrews v ANZ Banking Group Ltd (2012) 247 CLR 205 and Paciocco v ANZ Banking Group  (2015) 321 ALR 584. Click here for more information. 

Location:
Queensland Law Society Level 2, 179 Ann St, Brisbane
Thursday 10 Mar 2016

Members are invited to an event to be held in Perth on Thursday 10 March 2016 hosted by the Society of Construction Law Australia together with Level Twenty Seven Chambers and presented by members from Queensland Bar, John Baartz and Matthew Hickey on ‘Where’s my money? Can I access or recover my security or not?’ Click here for more information.

Location:
Clyde & Co Level 28, 197 St Georges Terrace Perth _êã Western Australia

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