News from the Society

An address by John Uff, President, at a joint meeting of the Society and the Society of Construction Law at Kings College London.
A summary of the main issues to have emerged so far.
John Uff QC, Professor of Construction Law at Kings College, London was elected at the President of the Society for the next three years. Traditionally the Presidents have been drawn from a different profession in rotation - Architect, Engineer, Quantity Surveyor and Lawyer. Starting his professional life as an engineer, he very early in his career decided to become a barrister, and John Uff quickly rose throught the ranks to QC and bencher of Grays Inn. He is a leading arbitrator both at home in the UK and overseas.

The Society has welcomed the following new members in 2004:

The CIMAR Guidance Notes have been revised and updated and they include an appendix drafted by His Honour Judge Humphrey LLoyd QC on the subject of security for costs.

The Society has welcomed the following new members in 2002:

  • Arbitrator members: Cyril Churn, Charles Ellis, Tony Ensom, The Rt Hon The Lord David Hacking
  • Supporting members: Roger Button, David Loosemore
  • Overseas Member: Paul A Karrer