Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Price: £99.95

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law: A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional 5th ed isbn 9781118858103

Smith, Currie & Hancock's Common Sense Construction Law: A Practical Guide for the Construction Professional 4th ed

Edited by: Thomas J. Kelleher, G. Scott Walters

ISBN13: 9780470231364
New Edition ISBN: 9781118858103
Previous Edition ISBN: 0471662097
Published: February 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback & CD-ROM
Price: Out of print



Knowledge of construction law and employment law is essential to running a successful construction business. Now, industry professionals don't have to rely on lawyers to translate the sometimes - confusing theories, principles, and established rules that regulate the business.

Coming from one of the most respected American construction law firms in the world, this bestselling guide provides a practical, plain-English introduction to the significant legal topics and questions affecting construction industry professionals. This fourth edition offers a complete update of the classic reference, with coverage of the recently revised industry-standard contract documents produced by the AIA, AGC, EJCDC, and others for 2007/2008.

The new edition includes a CD featuring sample contracts and documents as well as updated instructor support material.

Subjects:
Construction Law, Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
Preface.
Author Biographies.
1. The Legal Context of Construction.
2. Alternative Contracting Methods.
3. Preparing to Work In A New State: Preproposal and Performance Considerations.
4. Competing For the Contract.
5. Intepreting the Contract.
6. The Uniform Construction Code and the Construction Industry.
7. The Authority and Responsibility of the Design official.
8. Subcontract Administration and Dispute Avoidance.
9. Contract Changes.
10. Differening Site Conditions.
11. Schedules, Delays, and Acceleration.
12. Inspection, Acceptance, Warranties, and Commissioning.
13. Management Techniques to Limit Risks and Avoid Disputes.
14. Payment Bonds.
15. Performance Bonds and Termination.
16. Proving Costs and Damages.
17. Construction Industry Environmental and Safety Concerns.
18. Construction Insurance.
19. Labor and Employment Issues Affecting the Construction Industry.
20. Bankruptcy in the Construction Setting.
21. Resolution of Construction Disputes of Federal Government Construction Contract Disputes.