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Vol 22 No 2 Feb/March 2017

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Defective Construction Work

ISBN13: 9780632059294
Published: July 2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £93.95

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Defective construction work - whether it is inadequate design or faulty workmanship, or a combination of the two - is a frequent cause of legal disputes. It can involve not only the client, designer (architect or engineer) and contractor, but also on occasions the developer and his tenants, who will not be contractually linked to the designer or contractor. The situation is therefore frequently complicated.

This book will examine the rights and obligations of all parties, and will include important recent case law and statutory provisions, including the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act.

  • building defects a major cause of construction disputes
  • written by a construction solicitor, this book examines what is often a complex situation of rights and obligations
  • includes extensive case law and legislation.

Construction Law
Rights and obligations - general principals
Defects and the parties
Defects and the professional team
Third party claims
Defects and bonds