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SCL Protocol

An exploration of the key aspects of the Society of Construction Law Delay and Disruption Protocol of 2017 and how it impacts assessments of extension to the Time for Completion for a project.

Tue 13 Nov 2018
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
TBA, Manama, Bahrain
1.5 hours formal CPD


A review of the key aspects of the Society of Construction Law Delay and Disruption Protocol of 2017, looking at obligations imposed by the Protocol upon various parties, duties applied to particular parties, where the protocol differs from the general norms of conduct and how these perceived differences apply to working in the Middle East.

Learning outcomes

Attendees of the seminar will gain an understanding of:

  • SCL protocol and what guidance it contains.
  • How the SCL protocol can help make delay and disruption claims clearer.
  • The obligations of the parties when applying for and assessing entitlements to extension to the time for completion.

Meet the speaker

Duncan Mather has a total of 16 years’ experience in construction, 10 of those in the Gulf.  He started his career as a QS in the UK and moved to Dubai in 2008 working on large numbers of high profile commercial projects before his 4-year stint in Qatar where he worked as a Contract Administrator on the new airport and some other infrastructure projects. 

Duncan moved back to UAE in 2013 in a claims capacity on Abu Dhabi Midfield terminal project before making the move to Quantum Global Solutions in 2017 as a Senior Contractual and Commercial Consultant.  He has since worked on several high-profile claims for QGS including arbitration submissions.


  • 18:00 - 18:30    Coffee, networking & registration
  • 18:30 - 19:30    Presentation
  • 19:30 - 20:00    Q&A

Please note

  • Do not send payment via bank transfer as this form of payment is no longer accepted for CPD events.
  • We are unable to reserve a place at this event unless payment is made.
  • The presentation will start promptly at 18:30. If you have not checked in by this time (18:30), you will not be able to claim your 1.5 CPD hours.
  • Just a gentle reminder that your recorded CPD hours are monitored by our Regulation team and you are unable to claim Formal CPD hours if you did not attend the event.