SCL Africa Events for 2024

SCL Africa Events for 2024

Great news – the Society of Construction Law for Africa (SCLA) has set up a series of events for 2024. Hosted online, the events cover a range of matters that should be of interest to anyone involved in construction and law. Director, Damian will be hosting the...
Low Value Adjudication in South Africa

Low Value Adjudication in South Africa

Adjudication is still on the rise. From its inception in the UK, the need to resolve disputes quickly and efficiently has been recognised worldwide. Equally, while adjudication remains primarily contractual in many jurisdictions, courts remain generally reluctant to...
Expert Secrets… The Return

Expert Secrets… The Return

Some musings on dispute boards, causes of disputes and their resolution, and the troublesome issue of concurrent delay. I regularly act as a dispute board member in international contracts which often requires me to spend time overseas. A recent trip saw flights from...
FIS Manchester Member Meeting

FIS Manchester Member Meeting

FIS Manchester is holding a member meeting on the 28th of November. Come along and hear from a variety of speakers looking at The Building Safety Act, Saving Construction and Careers in Construction. There will also be a contract review service with our own Damian...
Manchester Lecture 2024 – CICES and CECA

Manchester Lecture 2024 – CICES and CECA

Damian James is proud to be back for another year sponsoring the CICES and CECA Manchester Lecture. On Thursday 29th February 2024, CICES and CECA are joining together to deliver Manchester Lecturer: Adding value through collaboration. Starting at 9:30 am the day will...
The FIS Contract Review Service

The FIS Contract Review Service

FIS has introduced a Contract Review Service as part of its offering to support members. Damian James has been selected as one of the panel members for the service. The service provides pro-active contract review support. It seeks to identify onerous...
Acceleration in Construction – Part 2

Acceleration in Construction – Part 2

In a previous article, Damian explained the concept of constructive acceleration. He considered how the courts and tribunals dealt with the matter and compared different approaches by courts around the world. In this follow-up article, Marcia Davids shares her take....