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Date Details
Speaker: Michael Cooper
Talk Title: The Party Wall Act
Speaker: Rod Leeming
Talk Title: Protection, but not as you know it
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The CQSA meets six times a year at The Farmer's Club, located at 3 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EL, which is close to Embankment Tube station and Charing Cross mainline station. Meetings generally take place on the fourth Friday* of January, March, May (AGM), June, September and November. Although with COVID-19 this is flexible and in 2022 the January meeting has been moved to Friday 29 April. 

Meetings are held over an excellent lunch with wine and preceded by a Speaker - all within a relatively informal schedule.

Typical Lunch Menu  Wines list

We gather at 12:30pm for drinks and sit down at 1:00pm for our Speaker, followed by lunch. The meeting normally lasts until around 3:00pm.

Members are encouraged to invite professional colleagues and clients as guests. The only rule - imposed by the Farmers Club - requires meeting attendees to be smartly dressed in a jacket and tie.

Our meetings provide a time to network, to discuss business, the industry and the professions.

Past Speakers have covered a wide range of professional topics, including:

  • The BCIS in 2022
  • 4D Project Programming
  • Acting as a Professional Witness
  • The BCIS new Carbon Costing Data Resource
  • BIM - Building Information Modelling
  • IPMS and ICMS
  • NEC4
  • Fire Safety Regulations
  • How to Spot a Lie
  • The Impact of Delay
  • Adjudication
  • Payment Notices
  • Contract Damages
  • Carbon Cost Estimating
  • Online Estimating
  • The Bribery Act
  • Capital Allowances

Note: * except where Good Friday falls on a meeting day, or the Monday following is a Public Holiday, when we meet on the third Friday of the appropriate month.

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