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The Centre of Construction Law & Dispute Resolution furthers research into all areas of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution in a domestic, comparative and transnational contexts.Members of staff at the Centre are engaged in a number of research projects nationally and internationally:
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In 2021, the Centre, led by Professor Renato Nazzini, published a study of the key challenges for arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution in the 21st Century. This study provides comprehensive, rigorous and up-to-date coverage of key issues that have emerged in the first quarter of the 21st Century in transnational construction arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (ADR).Covering six general themes, this book discusses:
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In 2018, the Centre, led by Professor Renato Nazzini, published a study of construction arbitration and ADR from a comparative and international perspective.The research focused on the following key themes:
In November 2019, the Centre of Construction Law, working with University of Cambridge Engineering Department was awarded a grant by Centre for Digital Built Britain with funding provided by Innovate UK through the Government's Industrial Strategy.
This grant funds a two-year research programme that will examine and support construction procurement and contracting undertaken by high-performing collaborative clients and their teams.The research project aims to examine, in detail, successful programmes that have delivered significant improvements in long-term performance by adopting collaborative procurement and management strategies. It will explore and analyse the connections between successful collaborative procurement and digital technology.
In November 2019, the Centre of Construction Law, in collaboration with the Supply Chain School, Construction Leadership Council, Buiding Better, South East Wales Collaborative Procurement Framework (SEWSCAP), along with a number of prominent house builders and contractors, has commenced the 3-year 'Performance Through Procurement' project funded by the Construction Industry Training Board.
The Centre will be contributing its expertise in construction law, new forms of contracting, business models and form of contract to develop new collaborative procurement training modules and materials for the construction industry.