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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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Brooking on Building Contracts 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780409329216
Previous Edition ISBN: 040931899X
Published: January 2014
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Hardback
Price: Price on Application

This text explores how general contract law concepts find their expression in the specific context of building and engineering contracts. It provides the practitioner with ample information to advise clients in disputed building and engineering contract matters and even for the judge or arbitrator called upon to resolve disputes in this area.

Brooking on Building Contracts includes the requirements for creation and variation of contracts, subcontracts, assignment, and construction defects.

Providing an overview of the tender process in the construction industry, and coverage of practical matters, extending the title's relevance to a wide variety of legal and non-legal professionals involved in construction and engineering.

Brooking on Building Contracts has explanations of duty of care requirements and instances of breaches of contract for substandard workmanship, issues that are of particular interest to both litigators and construction contractors.


  • To set out building and construction law principles
  • Enables lawyers and others ready reference to such law
  • Compact; up to date; clearly written; authoritative

Construction Law
1. Building Contracts
2. Contract Documents
3. Contractual Doctrines
4. Implied Terms
5. Tenders
6. Time for Completion
7. Rise and Fall Clauses
8. Payment
9. Approval and Certificates
10. Variations
11. Defects and Damages
12. Determination
13. Assignment
14. Subcontracts
15. Bill of Quantities
16. Negligence: Builders, Local Authorities and Others
17. Architects and Engineers
18. Building Disputes
19. Building Operations