Construction Law in Aust 3rd Ed.
Edition 3 Rev ed
Overview"Professor Ian Bailey SC and Matthew Bell again succeed in providing a concise, yet detailed, text which explores the central issues in the increasingly specialised field of construction law ... It is a must-read for construction law practitioners, teachers and students alike...13 years since the last edition was well worth the wait." - March 2012 86 (03) LIJ, p.66 Â Construction Law in Australia has long been regarded as an authoritative yet accessible text on the law relating to building and construction in Australia and has been completely revised for this third edition.Â Â This highly respected work provides a comprehensive overview of the law and is an invaluable resource for students, legal practitioners and construction professionals including engineers, architects and builders.Â Â Ian Bailey SC and Matthew Bell share their expertise through Â succinct, yet accurate, legal statementsÂ which assist the readerÂ by explaining the legal and practical context in which the industry operates.Â Â Â Â Â Â Key topics include: The Australian legal system Understanding the law Regulation of construction Participants in the industry Contract law Tort law Property law Procurement methodologies Key issues in construction contracts Standard forms Professional liability Dispute avoidance, management and resolution Conduct of construction disputes In addition, the book outlines a wealth of resources to help readers understand the latest developments in each area.Â Â Many signficant developments in the lawÂ since the last edition are considered, including: Security of payment/adjudication Proportionate liability Relationship-based contracting Consumer law Reform of arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution. Construction Law in Australia, 3rd edition provides students, practitioners and construction professionals with an accessible, affordable and authoritative resource on the law in Australia. Â