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Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts 12th edition with 4th Supplement isbn 9780414023123

Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts 12th ed

Edited by: Nicholas Dennys, Mark Raeside, Robert Clay

ISBN13: 9781847032041
New Edition ISBN: 9780414023123
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421842903
Published: December 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts has long been essential reading for construction lawyers and other construction industry professionals around the world.

It provides a detailed overview of the law and interpretation of construction contracts in light of the practical and commercial realities of construction projects.

The new 12th edition retains the structure and qualities of previous editions while being published in one, streamlined volume. It considers all key standard construction contracts, is comprehensible to non-legal professionals as well as lawyers and is relevant throughout the common law world, with coverage of case law from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong and the USA.

  • Delivers an authoritative, in-depth explanation of the law relating to construction contracts
  • Sets out general principles with unsurpassed clarity
  • Makes clear the responsibilities of all parties involved in construction contracts
  • Provides solutions to complex problems arising from contract disputes
  • Deals with matters such as tenders and estimates, approvals and certificates
  • Covers insurance and indemnities, bonds and guarantees and arbitration
  • Gives guidance understandable to architects, engineers, contractors, construction owners and public officers of government departments, as well as lawyers
  • Considers all key standard construction contracts: JCT, NEC, ICE, FIDIC
  • International in scope, incorporating Commonwealth and US authorities
  • Cited extensively in court and in text books on the subject

Construction Law
General Principles of Law
Architects, Engineers and Surveyors
Tenders and Estimates
Acceptance and Defects Approval and Certificates
Price and Damages
Time for Performance
Penalties and Liquidated Damages
Vesting and Seizure of Materials and Plant
Forfeiture and Determination
Insurance and Indemnities
Bankruptcy and Liquidation
Bonds and Guarantees