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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

Specialist Accreditation Scheme

Applications to be an Accredited Specialist in Building and Construction Law will close on 31 March 2017. Legal practitioners with at least 5 years’ PQE who are interested in being accredited are invited to apply now.

To download the application and reference statement forms or for more information,  visit the Specialist Accreditation Scheme microsite.


24 November 2016

SCL (Singapore) Membership Renewal for Year 2017

Dear Members,

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)
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

30 August 2016

SCL (Singapore) Council 2016-2018

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.

Chairman Alex Wong
Vice Chairman Toh Chen Han
Honorary Secretary Karen Fletcher
Honorary Treasurer Robert Palmer
Assistant Honorary Treasurer Anil Changaroth
Immediate Past Chairman          Darren Benger

Council Members
Moon Kua 
Lee Chau Ee   
Bree Miechel  
Reena Rajamohan  
Ashok Kumar Rai  
Trevor Lam (co-opted)  
Stuart Begbie (co-opted)  

Honorary Auditors

Alexis Chan  
Vineet Shrivastava



SCL(S) Construction Expertise 101 (21, 23, 28, 30 March & 4 April 2017)

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.

For more details, click HERE

Networking Cocktail 2017 (26 April 2017)

You are warmly invited to SCL (Singapore)’s Networking Cocktail - an informal social gathering providing an opportunity to mingle with members, their guests, non-members from the construction industry, as well as to meet the SCL (S) Council. 

Unwind with us at SCUE, located along the meandering Singapore River opposite the vibrant Clarke Quay, known for its laid-back vibe and scrumptious sharing platters. With over 10 beers on tap, SQUE holds the unique distinction of the largest number of draught beers.

Join us for 2 hours free flow of red/white wine, beers, soft drinks and finger food!

For more details, click HERE

The Second Edition of the SCL Delayand Disruption Protocol - A Lawyer's Review (17 May 2017)

In February 2017, the Society of Construction Law ('SCL') published the Second Edition of its Delay and Disruption Protocol, nearly

15 years after the First Edition was issued. At this very timely seminar, Nicholas Brown will discuss the following:

1. Background
         a. The scope, professed role and reception of the Protocol
         b. The 22 ‘Core Principles’
2. Revision
         a. The Rider 1 of July 2015
         b. The Second Edition of February 2017
         c. Is the Second Edition merely a consolidation of Rider 1?
         d. Hot Topic – Rider 1 and Core Principle 4 (prospective awards)
         e. Hot Topic – Rider 1 and Core Principle 19 (global claims)
3. Future possibilities
         a. Contractual inclusion?
         b. Future Core Principles?

For more details, click HERE



Join the Society of Construction Law (Singapore)

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)!

Speaking Request Form

If you wish to offer to speak at SCL(S) events, please complete the online form.

Article Submission Form

If you wish to submit articles for our consideration to be included in the SCL(S) Construction Law Newsletter, please complete the online form here.

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