Please note that with effect from 1st September 2016, the Secretariat office will move to
6 Eu Tong Sen Street, #05-07, Clarke Quay Central, Singapore 059817. Please update your records accordingly.
16 January 2017
SAL has launched the Specialist Accreditation Scheme at the Opening of Legal Year 2017. SAL invites legal practitioners who dedicate much of their practice in a specialised area of law to apply for accreditation. Please sign up for an information evening on 15 Feb 2017 to find out more. Read/download the flyer HERE or visit the specialist accreditation websitefor more details.
24 November 2016
As our membership year ends on 31 December 2016, you will receive letters and emails reminding you to renew your membership.
To do so, you would need to access the Members' Only Area with your login details.
If you have forgotten these details, please use the “Forgot Login?” function under the Members’ Login section.
You may refer to step-by-step instructions for renewal HERE.
For assistance, please contact the SCL (Singapore) Secretariat:
Tel & Fax: +65-31273797 (VOIP no., no 6 prefix required)
30 August 2016
We are pleased to announce that the following members have been elected, as Office Bearers and Council Members for 2016 - 2018 at our AGM on 24 August 2016.
|Vice Chairman||Toh Chen Han|
|Honorary Secretary||Karen Fletcher|
|Honorary Treasurer||Robert Palmer|
|Assistant Honorary Treasurer||Anil Changaroth|
|Immediate Past Chairman||Darren Benger|
|Lee Chau Ee|
|Ashok Kumar Rai|
|Trevor Lam (co-opted)|
|Stuart Begbie (co-opted)|
Engineering experts are often engaged in construction disputes involving defects and collapses to opine on both the cause of a failure and the technical aspects relating to whether or not the structure was designed and constructed in compliance with the relevant legal requirements.
Sean Brady will explore the material and processes typically utilised by experts in reaching such opinions and discuss why addressing the causation question requires forensic expertise, while the compliance question requires design expertise, both of which are quite distinct
Sean will conclude with practical advice on how to ensure expert witnesses are approaching their brief in a manner that is independent, transparent, and forensically sound.
Legal professionals involved in the construction and insurance sectors will find this seminar of interest.
Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam on 30th October 2014 (then also the Minister of Finance) at the Inaugural Singapore Productivity and
20th Business Excellence Awards Ceremony said:
"…. as a country, we have to place much greater importance on continuous learning and the development of deep expertise, in every trade.” [READ MORE]
Singapore’s Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon during the opening of the Legal Year 2016, made mention of a possible accreditation to recognise lawyers who have achieved excellence in selected areas of specialization including construction practitioners, as Singapore strives to export its expertise across the region. A committee led by Justice Quentin Loh is currently looking into the viability of implementing this for construction lawyers as a pilot project.
If your work is directly or indirectly connected with the construction industry and the law relating to it and you have a serious and active interest in construction law, be a member of the Society of Construction Law (Singapore)!
|Wed Mar 15 @ 5:00PM - 07:30PM|
Briefing Experts in Construction Disputes Involving Defects
|Tue Mar 21 @ 5:30PM - 08:30PM|
REVISED MODULAR FORMAT! SCL(S) Construction Expertise 101 (Module 1)
|Thu Mar 23 @ 5:30PM - 08:30PM|
REVISED MODULAR FORMAT! SCL(S) Construction Expertise 101 (Module 2)
|Tue Mar 28 @ 5:30PM - 08:30PM|
REVISED MODULAR FORMAT! SCL(S) Construction Expertise 101 (Module 3)
|Thu Mar 30 @ 5:30PM - 08:30PM|
REVISED MODULAR FORMAT! SCL(S) Construction Expertise 101 (Module 4)
|Tue Apr 04 @ 5:30PM - 08:30PM|
REVISED MODULAR FORMAT! SCL(S) Construction Expertise 101 (Module 5)
|Wed Apr 26 @ 6:30PM - 08:30PM|
Networking Cocktail 2017
Unconscionability as a distinct ground for restraining calls on performance bonds is a distinct feature of Singapore law. On 16 November 2016, the Society hosted Professor Tang Hang Wu of the School of Law, Singapore...
Society of Construction Law (Singapore) Annual Construction Law Conference 2016 - “Construction Law in Singapore: A Special Case” Overview On 4th August 2016, Darren Benger, Chairman of the Society of Construction Law...
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