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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Construction Adjudication: Practice and Procedure

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Edited by: Jeremy Glover, Liam Holder

ISBN13: 9781847035639
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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This new book provides comprehensive guidance on all aspects of adjudication in the construction industry. Written for legally and non-legally qualified adjudicators and for all those taking part in adjudications, it is set to become the natural first port of call for advice on the subject.

For easy navigation, the content follows the typical workflow of an adjudication, with commentary on payment provisions, procedure and enforcement. There is step-by-step guidance on each topic, with advice on how to avoid common problems. There is also incisive commentary on the latest cases, as well as a valuable selection of precedents, forms and checklists.

  • Offers definitive legal guidance on all aspects of adjudication in construction law in one place
  • Supplies practical solutions based on the authors' experience as adjudicators
  • Layout follows the workflow of an adjudication, helping users find information on specific problems easily
  • Provides detailed, step-by-step guidance
  • Includes explanation of key cases
  • Features checklists and flowcharts to help ensure procedures are followed correctly
  • Supplies key precedents and forms to simplify the life of adjudicators and participants
  • Contains sections on adjudication in Scotland and in non-UK countries

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Construction Law, Looseleaf Work
Part A: Adjudication in context.; Introduction: Costs involved in litigation.; History of the Housing Grants Act 1996.; When the Housing Grants Act applies.; Payment.; Adequate mechanism for payment.; Housing Grants Act payment scheme.; Payment due date.; Payment notices.; Withholding notices.; Set off and abatement.
Part B: Adjudication in practice.; Typical areas of dispute, e.g. Failure to comply with payment provisions, Valuation of interim payments, Valuation of variations, Valuation of final account, Withholding monies, Loss and expense, Extension of time, Defective work.; Procedure: Starting an adjudication.; Selecting an adjudicator.; Referral notice.; Defence.; Conduct of the adjudicator.; Conduct of the parties.