SCL Delay and Disruption Protocol 2nd Edition – Getting ready for Brazil

BrazilThe Society of Construction Law in the UK has now released its consultation draft of the 2nd edition of the Delay and Disruption Protocol.

This is an important document, not only in the UK but internationally, including Australia. Thus, for example, the Supreme Court of South Australia in ALSTOM LTD v YOKOGAWA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD & ANOR (No 7) [2012] SASC 49 made repeated references to the Protocol, and rejected the analysis of one of the parties saying at [1277]

It is not a method referred to in the Protocol.

And at 1282: Continue reading

Back home

debateJust back from the Society of Construction Law’s 2015 Conference in Melbourne. Brilliant.

There were some excellent papers. Everyone will have learned some really useful stuff; I certainly did.  But we also had some good fun.

Yesterday evening, I participated in the dinner debate at the Fox Car Museum. Who is more useful, lawyers or experts? Never have I been involved in such a rigged Continue reading