20 May 2014

The contributions to the Conference, loosely based on the topic “Evidence” were as follows:

Mrs Frances Kirkham - Tribunals as experts
Ian Salisbury - Excoriating the expert
Christopher Miers - Expert shopping
John Redmond - Equal treatment of witnesses
Tony Canham - Teasing out crucial evidence in document-heavy cases: proportionality, justice and economics
Philip Fidler - Distinguishing submissions from evidence in adjudications
John Sims - Does hot-tubbing need a protocol?
Simon Tolson - The short life of the jointly appointed expert


John Rushton passed away peacefully at his home in the care of his wife Jenny on 22 May 2013, following a second battle with cancer.


A new paper by Philip L. Bruner entitled "Rapid Resolution ADR" is available to download.


The Society is pleased to welcome the following new members: Gwyn Owen, Philip Fidler, Frances Kirkham, Simon Tolson, Max Wieliczko, Rosemary Jackson QC, Adrian Hughes QC, Roger ter Haar QC, Nick Henchie, David Bateson and Stuart Kennedy.

A paper by John Uff CBE, QC, delivered to the SCA/SCL Joint Meeting which took place on 6 July 2010, is available on our publications page.

The Society is pleased to welcome the following new member during 2008 - Robin Orme MA, MPHIL, DIP ARCH, RIBA, FCIArb.

The Society's Annual Conference 2010 was held from 30 April to 3 May at the Kenzi Menara Palace Hotel, Marrakech, Morocco.

The Society's Annual Conference 2008 was held in Budapest on 2-5th May.

The Society lost one of its most active and distinguished members on 2 November 2007 when Harold Crowter passed away. Harold was a Quantity Surveyor of huge renown and a highly respected arbitrator. He had recently retired as Hon Secretary of the Society.

The Society is pleased to have welcomed the following as members during 2007: