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Vol 22 No 9 Sept/Oct 2017

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Delay and Disruption Claims in Construction: A Practical Approach 2nd ed isbn 9780727759672

Delay and Disruption Claims in Construction: A Practical Approach

ISBN13: 9780727757050
New Edition ISBN: 9780727759672
Published: September 2011
Publisher: ICE Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Delay and Disruption Claims in Construction is an internationally-applicable, practical resource that guides professionals through every type and aspect of delay and disruption claims.

Drawing on their experience, the authors outline a practical approach to the presentation of delay and disruption claims in construction within a legal, contractual and technical framework. Detailed case studies are used to describe the different problems that can be encountered and explain the more dynamic approach to the settlement of claims, often taken in the international market, to help reduce the time and cost of legal proceedings.

In assisting readers in the appropriate analysis and assessment of delay and disruption, this book:-

  • details the legal background to pertinent contract clauses in terms of what they can and cannot do to minimise delays and avoid litigation
  • explains assessment techniques and the approach, or combined approach, appropriate for the circumstances of a particular case
  • gives guidance on presenting and structuring different types of delay and disruption claims in a meaningful way, to avoid the many pitfalls that may be faced if an inappropriate path is taken
  • provides methodologies for calculating losses and related costs
  • explains how facts or points in law should be applied to substantiate claims.
Delay and Disruption Claims in Construction is an essential guide for engineers, lawyers, surveyors, project managers, arbitrators, contract administrators, adjudicators, clients, contractors, subcontractors, architects, programme planners and delay analysts in the construction industry embarking on writing or defending claims, as well as a valuable reference for students in specialised fi elds in construction and engineering.

Construction Law
1. Construction Law
2. The delay and disruption protocol- A Claim Approach
3. Concurrent delays claims
4. Liquidated damaged and acceleration
5. How to calculate delays and disruption damages
6. Mechanisms and legal aspects of CPM
7. Mitigation
8. Case study.