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Vol 24 No 3 March/April 2019

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Take the Witness: Cross Examination in International Arbitration

Edited by: Lawrence W. Newman, Timothy G. Nelson
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts 5th ed isbn 9781138940666

Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts 4th ed

ISBN13: 9780414045200
New Edition ISBN: 9781138940666
Previous Edition ISBN: 1843114267
Published: October 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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
    Risk of Development
    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
    Settlements and Dispute Resolution