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Vol 23 No 5 May/June 2018

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Construction Contracts: Law and Management 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780415657044
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780415393690
Published: April 2015
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £42.99

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The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout.

Introducing this topic at the core of construction law and management, this book provides students with a one-stop reference on construction contracts. Significant new material covers:

  • procurement
  • tendering
  • developments in dispute settlement
  • commentary on all key legislation, case law and contract amendments

In line with new thinking in construction management research, this authoritative guide is essential reading for every construction undergraduate and an extremely useful source of reference for practitioners.

Construction Law
1. UK construction sector context
2. Roles and relationships
3. General contracting
4. Design-build
5. Construction management
6. Collaborative contracting
7. Risk allocation and procurement decisions
8. Contract choice
9. Tendering and contract formation
10. Liability in contract and tort
11. Contractor's obligations
12. Employer's obligations
13. Responsibility for design
14. Time
15. Payment
16. Contractors' delay and disruption costs
17. Insurance and bonds
8. Role of the contract administrator
19. Sub-contracts
20. Financial remedies for breach of contract
21. Defective buildings and subsequent owners
22. Suspension and termination of contracts
23. Non-adversarial dispute resolution
24. Adversarial dispute resolution