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

5 Pages Posted: 3 Jul 2016

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Matthew Bell

University of Melbourne Law School

Paula Gerber

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

The focus for the session was upon two key themes: fostering the growth of construction law as an area of study; and bridging disciplinary gaps by teaching construction law to, and learning from, students from disciplines other than law.

The Forum was chaired by Matthew Bell of Melbourne Law School, with discussion led by a distinguished panel comprising: Oscar Aitken (Carey y Cía, Santiago), Professor Ian Bailey SC (Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Law School; Wentworth Chambers, Sydney), Professor Philip Britton (Senior Fellow, Melbourne Law School and Former Director, Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, King’s College London), Philip Bruner (Founding Fellow and Past President, American College of Construction Lawyers; JAMS, New York), Associate Professor Philip Chan (National University of Singapore), Professor Philip Evans (Murdoch University School of Law), Associate Professor Paula Gerber (Monash University Law School), Professor Doug Jones AO (Professorial Fellow, Melbourne Law School; Clayton Utz, Sydney and Atkin Chambers, London), Dr Arthur McInnis (Professional Consultant, Chinese University of Hong Kong), Professor Rashda Rana (Adjunct Professor, Sydney Law School; Atkin Chambers, London and Ground Floor Wentworth Chambers, Sydney), Bruce Reynolds (Founding Governor and Past President, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers; Borden Ladner Gervais, Toronto).

Keywords: construction law, building contract

JEL Classification: K00

Suggested Citation

Bell, Matthew and Gerber, Paula, Passing on the Torch of Learning in the 'Primordial Soup' of Construction Law: Reflections from the Construction Law Academic Forum, 2012 (2012). Constructional Law International, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2802985

Matthew Bell (Contact Author)

University of Melbourne Law School ( email )

University Square
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HOME PAGE: http://www.masters.law.unimelb.edu.au/constructionlaw

Paula Gerber

Monash University - Faculty of Law ( email )

Wellington Road
Clayton, Victoria 3800
Australia

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