Affiliates & Strategic Partners

Our Affiliates' & Strategic Partner Links

First 4 Adjudication

First 4 Adjudication is a new website developed by the practice focusing purely on providing initial help and advice on construction adjudication.

The Adjudication Society

Sarah Shemmings is a member of The Adjudication Society, a not-for-profit Society promoting resolution of construction disputes by means of adjudication.

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Richard Silver is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the professional body for Arbitrators providing news and information on arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution methods. An Adjudicator Nominating Body.

CIOB – The Chartered Institute of Building

Richard Silver is a Member of this professional building institute.

Construction Study Centre

Construction Study Centre provide courses on Construction Contract Management, Dispute resolution, CDM and Building Regulations amongst others. Silver Shemmings regularly provide speakers for some of these courses. For more information on the range of courses available please visit

Expert Witness Group

Richard Silver is a member of the Expert Witness Group. The group acts as a voice for the expert witness community, supporting experts from all professional disciplines and lawyers who use the services of experts. Its functions are to encourage, train and educate experts and to improve and maintain their standards and status.

Prime Dispute

Prime Dispute is a global membership organisation which provides over four decades of Dispute Resolution experience, developing innovative solutions for disputes, in a wide range of industry sectors

LSLA – London Solicitors Litigation Association

Sarah Shemmings is a member of the LSLA. The LSLA was formed in 1952 and currently represents the interests of the civil litigators in London.

SRA – Solicitors Regulation Authority

The SRA is the independent regulatory body for Solicitors in England & Wales. The SRA number for Silver Shemmings LLP is 00398875.

The Law Society

The Law Society represents Solicitors in England & Wales.

RICS – The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Richard Silver is a Fellow of the RICS, the professional body for Chartered Surveyors.

The Society of Construction Law

Sarah Shemmings is a member of the Society of Construction Law which works to promote for the public benefit education, study and research in the field of construction law and related subjects (including ADR, arbitration and adjudication), both in the UK and overseas.

TeCSA – The Technology & Construction Solicitors’ Association

Sarah Shemmings and Richard Silver are members of the Technology & Construction Solicitors’ Association.

UKELA – UK Environmental Law Association

Sarah Shemmings is a member of UKELA, the UK forum which aims to make the law work for a better environment and to improve understanding and awareness of environmental law.

Esterase Ltd

Esterase Limited specialise in providing strategic and practice management support to organisations in the legal sector. From strategy development through its implementation and managing the day to day challenges faced, Esterase consultants deliver the critical competencies aimed at delivering clear and practical solutions.

Health and Safety Lawyers Association

Sarah Shemmings is a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association.

City of London Law Society

Sarah Shemmings is a member of the City of London Law Society