Matthew Bell

University of Melbourne Law School

Lecturer and Co-Director of Studies for Construction Law

University Square

185 Pelham Street, Carlton

Victoria, Victoria 3010

Australia

http://www.masters.law.unimelb.edu.au/constructionlaw

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Standard Form Construction Contracts in Australia: Are Our Reinvented Wheels Carrying Us Forward?

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Dec 2009
Matthew Bell
University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 613 (42,680)
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construction contracts, construction law

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After Tabcorp, for Whom Does the Bellgrove Toll? Cementing the Expectation Measure as the 'Ruling Principle' for Calculation of Contract Damages

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 491
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Matthew Bell
University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 171 (175,036)

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High Court, Tabcorp, contract law, defective building work

3.

Scaling the Peak: The Prevention Principle in Australian Construction Contracting

ICLR 318, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Matthew Bell
University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 139 (208,075)

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construction law, contract

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From Motley Patchwork to Security Blanket: The Challenge of National Uniformity in Australian 'Security of Payment' Legislation

Australian Law Journal, Vol. 85, No. 8, 2010, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 558
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Sep 2011
Matthew Bell and Donna Vella
University of Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 124 (227,612)

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security of payment, building, construction

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Towards Harmonisation of Construction Industry Payment Legislation: A Consideration of the Success Afforded by the East and West Coast Models in Australia

Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2010, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 556
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Aug 2011
University of South Australia, Fenwick Elliott Grace and University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 99 (267,078)

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construction industry payment, Australia, East Coast model, West Coast model

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Negligence Claims by Subsequent Building Owners: Did the Life of Bryan End Too Soon?

41(1) Melbourne University Law Review 1-29, 2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2017
Matthew Bell and Wayne Jocic
University of Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Law School
Downloads 77 (312,332)

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Pure economic loss, negligence, defective building work, subsequent purchasers

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Liquidated Damages and the Doctrine of Penalities: Rethinking the War on Terrorem

ICLR 386, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Matthew Bell and Richard Manly QC.
University of Melbourne Law School and Monash University, Faculty of Law, Students
Downloads 76 (314,766)

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construction law, contract

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Beyond the Nutcracker Suite: International Harmonisation of Construction Industry Payment Legislation (Introduction)

International Construction Law Review, Part 2, April 2015 [2015} ICLR 186, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 735
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 02 Aug 2016
Matthew Bell and Jeremy Coggins
University of Melbourne Law School and University of South Australia
Downloads 57 (366,055)
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Building Bridges in the Classroom: A View from the Academy

(2014) 30 BCL 24, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/54
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Matthew Bell, Paula Gerber and Phil Evans
University of Melbourne Law School, Monash University - Faculty of Law and Curtin University, Curtin Law School
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Building, construction law, legal education

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Australia's Security of Payment Experience: A Crystal Ball for Malaysia and Hong Kong?

International Construction Law Review, Part 4, October 2015 , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 737
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2016
Jeremy Coggins and Matthew Bell
University of South Australia and University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 53 (378,785)

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Construction Law, Payments

11.

Are Australia's Cities Out-Growing Its Construction Legislation?

Matthew Bell, ‘Are Australia's Cities Out-Growing its Construction Legislation?’ (2018) 43 Monash University Law Review 648
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2018
Matthew Bell
University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 43 (413,465)

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Security of Payment: Can Victoria Offer Insights into the Re-Shucked Oyster of Judicial Review?

Building and Construction Law Journal, Volume 27, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Matthew Bell
University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 26 (488,361)

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construction law

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Monetary Value: The 'Least Worst' Proxy for Vulnerability in Regulation of Construction Contracting?

Building and Construction Law, Volume 29, 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Matthew Bell and Ravindu Goonawardene
University of Melbourne Law School and Independent
Downloads 25 (493,828)

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construction law, building contract

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Statutory Intervention into the Common Construction Law of Australia - Progress or Regress?

Australian Construction Law Newsletter, Volume 137, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Donald Charrett and Matthew Bell
Independent and University of Melbourne Law School
Downloads 20 (522,565)

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construction law

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Passing on the Torch of Learning in the 'Primordial Soup' of Construction Law: Reflections from the Construction Law Academic Forum, 2012

Constructional Law International, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Matthew Bell and Paula Gerber
University of Melbourne Law School and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 13 (564,198)

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construction law, building contract