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Thursday, 15 July, 2021
Golf Day & Social 2021

Venue: Sutton Green Golf Club, New Lane, Sutton Green, Guildford, Woking GU4 7QF

On this occasion, as the first ever Adjudication Society Golf Day & Social, the event is an open invitation to both members of the Adjudication Society and non-members alike.  The cost is £35 for the 18 holes of golf. A post-round meal is also being arranged.

Please use this link to pay for the Golf

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Wednesday, 7 July, 2021
Adjudication Case Law Update No.1

Speakers: Nicholas Gould, Partner, Fenwick Elliott, and James Pickavance, Partner, Jones Day 

This is the first lecture of its kind whereby practitioners and adjudicators will provide an all-you-need-to-know update on recently decided adjudication case law.  This lecture will review all the cases decided in 2021.  

The Society's Members are cordially invited to attend. You need to be logged in as a current member to register here. After registering you will receive an email with details of how to join the webinar via Zoom link.

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Thursday, 6 May, 2021
The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 - The First 25 Years: a Silver Jubilee?

The Adjudication Society will host this virtual lecture, open to all, followed by the AGM for members only. You can register here.

Speaker: Alexander Nissen QC, Head of Chambers, Keating Chambers

The AGM is called by the Executive Committee and this Notice is given to the Members that the annual general meeting will take place on 6 May 2021 after the virtual lecture which starts at 5.30pm. The Society's members are cordially invited to attend and vote at the AGM and to listen to the lecture. Reports and Accounts will be circulated in advance of the AGM, together with details of the Zoom Platform to be used to attend and vote at the AGM and to listen to the lecture.

Susan Francombe, Secretary

Thursday, 29 October, 2020
ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2020 ONLINE: Adjudication - a 2020 refresher and update

The Society's nineteenth annual conference will be held online.

Commencing at 09:30 hours
Conference End: 1:30pm followed by the Society’s AGM

Conference Chairman: Richard Booth

Keynote speaker: Hon. Mrs Justice O’Farrell DBE, Judge in Charge TCC

Other speakers to include: Leading Adjudicators, Counsel & Party Representatives

You may download the draft programme here.

Conference Costs and Refund Policy
For this exceptional year there will be no charge for this conference for members of the Society.
If you are not a member then you can join now for the remainder of this year and next year for the annual fee of £50, and then you will be able to attend the conference.

You will need to be logged in as a member in order to register via the tab at the top, or via this link.


Thursday, 3 September, 2020
An Adjudication Update

Harry Smith, Barrister at Law at Keating Chambers, will speak at this online event.

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Thursday, 9 July, 2020
Adjudications and insolvency

Talk by Amit Gupta and Madeline Dixon

This seminar will principally focus on two issues: 

a. To adjudicate or not to adjudicate? Bresco Electrical Services Ltd v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Limited [2020] UKSC 25; and 

b. Funding issues: an update on Meadowside Building Developments Ltd (in liquidation) v 12-18 Hill Street Management Company Ltd [2019] EWHC 2651 (TCC). 

To book a space please use the attached form and email your booking to and we will send you the link for joining free event on 9 July 2020. 

Tuesday, 21 April, 2020
Annual Case Law Update [POSTPONED]


Guest Speaker - Garry Borland QC
Venue: MacRoberts LLP, Capella, 60 York Street, Glasgow

Tuesday, 31 March, 2020
PFI Adjudications and How to Win Them [POSTPONED]


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Thursday, 20 February, 2020
A debate on the exceptions to the Construction Act

Panelists: Jonathan Cope & Matt Molloy (MCMS)

Venue: Eversheds House, 70 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester M1 5ES

This event is free and open to members of the Adjudication Society and non-members in possession of an Eventbrite ticket.  Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.  Please use the following link to obtain your ticket:

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Wednesday, 8 January, 2020
Insolvency Adjudications

Speakers: Amit Gupta and Bridget Williamson of Enterprise Chambers
Venue: IET Birmingham: Austin Court, 80 Cambridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2NP

Booking by email to Tim Willis

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