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CDR 519 Contemporary issues in Construction Law : Reading list


CDR 519 Contemporary issues in Construction Law

Department: Master of Construction Law and Dispute Resolutions

Module Description: This module will provide a solid understanding of further aspects of the legal implications of construction projects, with a special focus on the structuring of projects and contemporary issues. This module is designed to familiarise students with contemporary legal issues in the construction field including (but not limited to) legal aspects of sustainable built and environmental protection, and investor-state dispute settlement under modern international investment treaties.

Module texts

Indicative key readings

  • K V Thai (ed), Global Public Procurement Theories and Practices (Springer International Publishing, 2017)

  • W J McConnell, Fundamentals of Construction Claims: A 9-Step Guide for General Contractors, Subcontractors, Architects, Engineers, and Owners (Wiley, 2022)

  • Randall Walker & Jay Randhawa, “The Resolution of Construction Claims through Investor-State Dspute Settlement: Alternative opportunities for relief for International Contractors”, International Construction Law Review (2019) 255 Request PDF

  • Frederic Gillion & Leonardo Carpentier, “Construction Arbitration and BITs: Is there a future for Intra-EU Investment Arbitration” International Construction Law Review (2018) 167 Request PDF

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