Construction Contracts: Law and Management

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2008-03-27
  • Publisher: Routledge
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The fourth edition of this unparalleled text has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. Introducing this topic at the core of construction law and management, this book provides students with a one-stop reference on construction contracts. Significant new material covers: procurement tendering developments in dispute settlement commentary on all key legislation, case law and contract amendments up to July 2007. In line with new thinking in construction management research, this fourth edition of an authoritative guide is essential reading for every construction undergraduate and an extremely useful source of reference for practitioners.

Table of Contents

Table of cases Statutes and statutory instruments
UK construction industry context
Roles and relationships
General contracting
Design and build
Management contracting
Construction management
Procurement methods and risk allocation
Contract choice
Tendering and contract formation
Liability in contract and tort
Contractor's obligations
Employer's obligations
Responsibility for design
Contractors' claims for loss and expense
Insurance and bonds
Role of the contract administrator
Employer-selected sub-contractors
Financial remedies for breach of contract
Defective buildings and subsequent owners
Suspension and termination of contracts
Non-adversarial dispute resolution
Adversarial dispute resolution
Author index
Subject index
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