International Construction Law
Subject LAWS70139 (2016)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject has a quota of 30 students. Please refer to the Melbourne Law Masters website for further information about the management of subject quotas and waitlists.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24-26 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
The pre-teaching period commences four weeks before the subject commencement date. From this time, students are expected to access and review the Reading Guide that will be available from the LMS subject page and the subject materials provided by the subject coordinator, which will be available from Melbourne Law School. Refer to the Reading Guide for confirmation of which resources need to be read and what other preparation is required before the teaching period commences.
Melbourne Law Masters Students: None
JD Students: Successful completion of the below subject:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact Student Equity and Disability Support.
Professor Doug Jones AO RFD (Coordinator)
Ms Scheherazade Walter
Phone: +61 3 8344 6190
Cross-border construction contracting, and the avoidance and conduct of disputes, has a distinctive character and content. Lawyers and industry professionals need to be familiar with the range of international forms available for various delivery methodologies, the key issues in the international financing and procurement of projects and the options for, and methods of dealing with, dispute resolution, along with the intricacies associated with those processes in an international context.
This subject provides detailed treatment of dispute avoidance techniques used in international projects (such as disputes boards) and an introduction to the principles and practice of international arbitration in the construction context. The subject lecturers, Professor Doug Jones AO and Scheherazade Walter, have extensive experience in all aspects of international procurement and dispute resolution.
Principal topics include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
Specialist printed materials will be made available free of charge from the Melbourne Law School prior to the pre-teaching period.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.law.unimelb.edu.au/subject/LAWS70139/2016|
Graduate Diploma in Construction Law |
Graduate Diploma in International Law
Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies
Master of Commercial Law
Master of Construction Law
Master of Laws
Master of Public and International Law
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