Department: Master of Construction Law and Dispute Resolutions
Module Description: This module is intended for students who do not have a professional Law background. The module therefore provides an introduction to the key aspects and features of relevant legal systems which form the foundation for law in the construction industry. Topics include: nature of law, major legal traditions, common law, civil law and Shari'a, the law of contract, particular contracts, law of tort, remedies and defences, restitutionary remedies, torts, intro to public law, intro to European law and property.
E Mckendrick, Contract Law (12th edn, Palgrave Macmillan, Hampshire 2017). Purchase eBook
E Peel, Treitel: The Law of Contract (14th edn, Thomson Reuters, London 2015). Purchase eBook
E MacIntyre, Business Law (9th rev. ed, Pearson UK 2018). Purchase eBook
R Ward, A Akhtar, Walker & Walker’s English Legal System (11th edn, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2011). Purchase eBook
C Boundy, Business Contracts Handbook (Gower, 2010). Purchase eBook
M. Keshavjee, Islam, Sharia and Alternative Dispute: Mechanism for Legal Redress in the Muslim Community (A.B. Tauris, 2013). Purchase eBook
R Price, United Arab Emirates Court of Cassation judgments (Kluwer 1998 and Brill 2005).
C Wild, Smith & Keenan’s English Law: Text and Cases (17th edn, Pearson, Harlow 2013).
S Deakin, Markesinis & Deakin’s Tort Law (7th edn, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2012).
E. Al Tamimi, Practical Guide to Litigation and Arbitration in the United Arab Emirates : A Detailed Guide to Litigation and Arbitration in the United Arab Emirates (Kluwer Law International, 2003)