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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts 4th ed with 1st Supplement


ISBN13: 9780414031241
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement
Price: Publication Abandoned



This new 4th edition of Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts:-

  • Presents detailed guidance on handling delays and disruption in construction and civil engineering projects
  • Goes through the topic in chronological sequence, covering everything from inception and initial risk assessment to disputes and settlement
  • Provides real solutions to problems likely to occur in construction projects
  • Deals with the practice of change management and project control in construction projects
  • Looks at planning and scheduling
  • Examines the law of proof of causation in delay and disruption related claims
  • Discusses how the latest versions of standard forms of contract deal with extensions of time and compensation for delay and disruption
  • Covers exclusion clauses
  • Explains how claims for delay, disruption, concurrency, parallelism, pacing, apportionment, total loss and modified total loss and time should be dealt with
  • Looks at the recovery of management time and lost profits as damages
  • Uses diagrams to clearly explain a wide range of issues – planning and scheduling risk, GMP, target cost, partnering and alliancing contracts, notices pacing and total time claims, forensic schedule analysis, visualisations, settlement and dispute resolution, concurrency, parallelism, apportionment, global claims, total loss and modified total loss and time claims
  • Draws practical lessons from contemporary academic and legal theory on this topic
  • Explains recent case law
  • Deals with the law on this subject in England, Scotland, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the United States

  • Subjects:
    Construction Law
    Contents:
    Risk of Development
    Procurement
    Standard Form Provisions for Time and Cost
    Notices, Claims and Early Warnings
    Extensions of Time and Time at Large
    Planning and Scheduling
    Presentation and Approval of Schedules
    Revising, Updating, Monitoring and Reporting
    Project Control
    Mitigation, Recovery and Acceleration
    Variation and Change
    Construction Records
    Cause and Effect
    Forensic Schedule Analysis
    Float and Time Contingencies
    Disruption to progress and lost productivity
    Concurrency, Parallelism and Pacing
    Total Time, Total Loss and Global Claims
    Damages
    Apportionment
    Settlements and Dispute Resolution
    Appendices