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Vol 21 No 4 April/May 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Powell-Smith and Furmston's Building Contract Casebook 5th ed isbn 9780470655924

Powell-Smith and Furmston's Building Contract Casebook 4th ed

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ISBN13: 9781405118811
ISBN: 1405118814
New Edition ISBN: 9780470655924
Previous Edition ISBN: 0632039914
Published: March 2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This well established reference book brings together leading cases on building contracts to illustrate legal principles. It provides a statement of the principle established, a summary of the facts and the decision and, for most cases, a verbatim extract of the judgment. The latest edition includes a number of new cases since the last edition was published in 1999.

  • the only book to bring together leading building cases in one volume at an affordable price
  • updated with recent cases since last edition (1999)
  • provides statement of principle established by case, a summary of facts and decision, plus extract from judgment
  • Michael Furmston well known as editor of Cheshire, Fifoot & Furmston's Law of Contract

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Subjects:
Construction Law
Contents:
Part I - Formation of the contract: Letters of intent, Costs of tendering, Tenders and estimates, Incorporation of documents, Acceptance of the tender

Part II - Performance of the contract: The contractor's obligations, The employer's obligations, Ownership and vesting of materials, Acceptance and defects, Approval and certificates, Variations, Prolongation and disruption claims, Liquidated damages and extensions of time

Part III - Discharge of the contract: Release, Frustration, Illegality, Forfeiture clauses, repudiation and determination, Limitation

Part IV - Sub-contracts and sub-contractors: Assignment and sub-letting, Domestic sub-contractors, Nominated sub-contractors