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ISBN13: 9780421604803
ISBN: 0421604808
Published: November 1999
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.00
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Offering practical guidance for the industry and legal professional, this comprehensive work reviews the contractual issues essential to the development and implementation of a wide range of major construction projects including PFI and BOT projects and property development schemes.

  • Covers BOT and similar structures
  • Examines pre-contract matters - tendering procedures, letters of intent, EU procurement rules and choosing project structures
  • Looks at the preparation of construction contracts including design obligations, payment and handover options, liability and limitations and default and termination
  • Focuses on disputes and how to avoid and manage them, including adjudication under the new Construction Act
  • Also looks at related issues and related contracts.

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Subjects:
Construction Law
Contents:
Introduction.
Inevitability.
Importance.
Basis in doubt, uncertainty and risk.
Risk allocation.
Contractual provisions.
Insurance.
Disputes.
The contract.
Meaning.
Uniqueness.
Dependence on assumptions and promises.
Risks inherent in construction process.
Types of contract.
Building.
Civil engineering.
Cost plus.
Measurement.
Lump sum, Design & Build, BOT.
Standard forms.
Domestic.
Transnational.
Influences of language, culture, law.
Pre-contract planning.
Risk recognition and allocation.
Claim avoidance by contract provision and insurance cover.
Claim cost implications.
Contract claim management.
Claim recognition.
Origins and types.
Management.
Settlement.
Delays.
Extensions of time.
Parallel delays.
Influence of interest.
Party attitudes.
Contract claim preparation.
Records.
Contract references.
Correspondence.
Meeting minutes.
Dispute avoidance.
The engineer, referee, adjudicator,
Dispute Review Board.
Dispute resolution.
Arbitration.
Litigation.
Appendices.
Index.