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The latest issue of the Building and Construction Law Journal (Volume 31 Part 3) contains the following material:
- Which dispute resolution?
This article uses a hypothetical mediation example to explore the question of whether the evaluative model is the preferred process to settle construction law disputes. It looks at recent research in other common law jurisdictions, as well as the prominent dispute resolution researchers to further examine the issue.
Interface risk – Paul Tobin
Managing interface risk requires a whole of contract approach, and a number of common contractual provisions may be relevant. AS 4902-2000, AS 4300-1995, GC21 (Ed 2) and FIDIC contracts are commonly used in high value construction projects, but do not manage interface risks adequately. This article identifies significant opportunities for improvement in each of those standard forms and suggests that alliancing, multipartite deeds, regular project meetings, programming, building information modelling and other legal and project management techniques can be useful in managing interface risks.
For the pdf version of the table of contents, click here: BCL Vol 31 No 3 Contents.