Construction law is an important area of legal specialisation concerned with building and infrastructure projects. This unit introduces the Australian legal system, provides an overview of common law and statutory framework governing the construction industry and explains the liabilities and responsibilities of key parties in construction contracts. Project delivery methods and risk mitigation, dispute avoidance, management and resolution are also covered.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
A comprehensive set of notes will be available which will contain further references and reading material. Students will also be directed to journal articles for supplementary reading as they become relevant and available.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):