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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

Edited by: Ewan McKendrick
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Standard Letters for Building Contractors 4th ed isbn 9781405177894

Standard Letters for Building Contractors 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780632055562
ISBN: 0632055561
New Edition ISBN: 9781405177894
Previous Edition ISBN: 0632034521
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & CD-ROM
Price: Out of print

Whenever a contractor undertakes work using one of the standard building contracts, however small the job, writing a good many letters will be involved. Some will be formal notices it is necessary to give; others will be letters it is prudent to send.

This book provides a set of over 300 standard letters for use with the standard forms of building contract and sub-contract and aims to cover all the common situations which contractors will encounter when involved in a contract. It has been substantially revised to take account of the 2005 suite of JCT contracts, together with changes in case law and the 2007 CDM Regulations.

The letters are for use with the following contracts:-

  • JCT Standard Building Contract (SBC),
  • JCT Intermediate Building Contract (IC) and ‘with contractor’s design’ (ICD),
  • JCT Minor Works Building Contract (MW) and ‘with contractor’s design’ (MWD),
  • JCT Design and Build Contract (DB),
  • JCT Standard Building Sub-Contract Conditions (SBCSub/C) and ‘with sub-contractor’s design’ (SBCSub/D/C)
  • JCT Intermediate Named Sub-Contract Conditions (ICSub/NAM/C),
  • JCT Intermediate Sub-Contract Conditions (ICSub/C) and ‘with sub-contractor’s design’ (ICSub/D/C),
  • and JCT Design and Build Sub-Contract Conditions (DBSub/C).
  • There are also letters for use with GC/Works/1 and its subcontract.
The book comes with a free CD which includes all the letters. It is compatible for use with Microsoft® Word and WordPerfect® on IBM-PC and Macintosh® machines.

Construction Law