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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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Professional Service Agreements: A Guide for Construction Professionals 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780727741585
Previous Edition ISBN: 0727728849
Published: July 2012
Publisher: ICE Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £74.00

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This is a comprehensive review of the issues that readers need to be aware of when negotiating the minefield of professional services contracts in the construction industry.

It is practical and accessible in its approach, and addresses professional obligations when engaged under such agreements. It advises on the principle areas of consultancy risk and makes reference to some of the standard conditions produced by professional bodies.

This book is an essential reference for consultants, project managers, architects as well as their legal advisors and insurers, enabling them to better understand and negotiate the contracts prepared by the client side of the industry for their professional services.

It covers the contracts themselves and related legal issues and principles and is written in a way that will be accessible to non-legally trained readers. Uniquely the book provides a understanding of the risks, both legal and commercial, inherent in these types of professional appointments and therefore helps the reader to manage those risks.

Another key feature is that it provides a supporting commentary on the 'benchmark' professional service agreements, including the RIBA, ACE and RICS appointments, and explains the differences. The revised version will now also cover the NEC3 PSC contract.

Construction Law
1. Introduction
2. The client
3. Forming the appointment
4. General clauses
5. The services
6. Payment of fees
7. Termination and suspension
8. Intellectual property rights
9. Liability for work carried out by others
10. Agency
11. Statements, certificates and reports
12. Insurance and liability
13. Limitation and exclusion of liability
14. Indemnities
15. Set-off, liens, retentions and liquidated damages
16. Assignments and novations
17. Collateral warranties
18. Guarantees and bonds
19. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007
20. Law and jurisdiction, and dispute resolution
21. Adjudication
22. Management of risks