76043 Building and Construction Law6cp
Requisite(s): ( 70517 Equity and Trusts OR ((94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04236 Juris Doctor OR 142 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04250 Juris Doctor Master of Business Administration OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04363 Juris Doctor Master of Intellectual Property OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04364 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Trade Mark Law and Practice) AND 70106c Principles of Public International Law AND 70107c Principles of Company Law) OR (94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04320 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Professional Legal Practice AND 70106 Principles of Public International Law))
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This subject provides an introduction to and an overview of the legal and commercial relationships associated with the construction of major infrastructure projects. The overarching focus of the subject is how parties manage legal and commercial risk through effective risk distribution and contract drafting. Various areas of law which are involved in the project lifecycle, including liability, time, payment requirements, safety legislation and intellectual property, are examined throughout the subject. Students are also made aware of the various ways in which the practical and legal risks can be managed through effective risk distribution and contract drafting. Some aspects of the legislative framework are considered, together with examples of various practical applications.
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125