Construction Contract Law

Author: Mr John Adriaanse
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230366015
Format: PDF, Docs
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In Construction Contract Law, Adriaanse tackles the key aspects of this subject with total clarity and precision. The book first examines the nature of construction contracts and then takes the reader through each aspect of the construction process, explaining its significance to the practice of contract law and the reasoning behind it. This third edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate recent developments and now includes proposed amendments to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996. Students at undergraduate, postgraduate and construction professional level, as well as contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in the industry, will find this to be an invaluable resource for understanding the workings of a construction contract.

Construction Contract Law

Author: John Adriaanse
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: 9780230521650
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Written by an author with considerable business and academic experience in the field, this title covers the essential points of construction contract law in a concise and accessible manner. Suitable for both students and practitioners, the book covers topics including the application of contract law in practice.

Construction Contract Law

Author: John J. P. Krol
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471574149
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A straightforward description providing readers with a guide to contract law as it relates to construction contracting. Thoroughly explains when a lawyer may or may not be needed and offers guidance for working with one. Prior notice provisions, no damage for delay clauses and conditional payment provisions are among the topics covered. Includes hundreds of actual construction cases.

Essentials of Contract Law for Construction Students and Professionals

Author: Wazir (Dr) Khan
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781731533432
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It is important and advisable for parties entering into any significant economic transaction to enter into written contracts. This is especially true for construction projects which are complicated and complex in nature. It is very important for construction professionals to understand contract law as a contract on a construction project sets forth the parties' obligations to each other and determines how risks will be shared or divided on the project. In recent years numerous books have been published on the law of contracts, but most of them are written aiming for the legal professionals and students and devoid of serving the needs of the construction industry both nationally and international. In this book an effort is made to serve the needs of construction students and professionals. The book consists of 13 Chapters and supported with Bibliography.Chapter 1 consists of Introduction on the subject. Chapter 2 consists of Formation of a Contract. Chapter 3 consists of Consideration. Chapter 4 consists of Intention to Create Legal Relations. Chapter 5 consists of Capacity to Form a Contract. Chapter 6 consists of Contents of a Contract. Chapter 7 consists of Privity Of Contract. Chapter 8 consists of Discharge of Contracts. Chapter 9 consists of: Contracts Remedies. Chapter 10 consists of Types Of Construction Contracts. Chapter 11 Consists of Formation Of Construction Contract. Chapter 12 consists of Some Key Premises Of A Construction Contract. Chapter 13 consists of Summary And Conclusion. The Book is supported with Bibliography.

Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong

Author: Gary Soo
Publisher:
ISBN: 9789888390779
Format: PDF, ePub
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Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong is written with construction professionals in mind. By incorporating information from eminent arbitrators and construction law experts, this book offers highly practical and discerning legal knowledge on common contractual issues that face construction professionals every day. The book consists of eight chapters that range from the interpretation of construction contracts to contractual termination and alternative dispute resolution. Each chapter is divided into sections that cover specific issues, making it easy for readers to find a particular topic. Key case laws regulating the main areas of contractual disputes in the construction industry are discussed, with a view to providing crucial insights into the current norms and recent developments affecting the daily administration of construction contracts and the resolution of possible disputes.

Multi Party and Multi Contract Arbitration in the Construction Industry

Author: Dimitar Kondev
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119251788
Format: PDF, ePub
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Multi-Party and Multi-Contract Arbitration in the Construction Industry provides the first detailed review of multi-party arbitration in the international construction sector. Highly practical in approach, the detailed interpretation and assessment of the arbitration of multi-party disputes will facilitate understanding and decision making by arbitrators, clients and construction contractors.

Fundamentals of Building Contract Management

Author: Thomas E. Uher
Publisher: UNSW Press
ISBN: 9780868404691
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Contracts are vital to the construction delivery process; they direct and govern every move. This book strips the legal mystique and jargon from contracts and exposes their basic logic.

Farnsworth on contracts

Author: Edward Allan Farnsworth
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Bring the expertise of America's foremost authority on contracts into your practice with this comprehensive three-volume set. Farnsworth on Contracts, Third Edition is where doctrine meets practice. Busy practitioners count on Farnsworth's proven ability to identify the essentials and omit extraneous material. His comprehensive coverage of the full range of contract law answers questions in hundreds of important areas, including: Good faith and fair dealing Precontractual liability Agreements to negotiate Vienna Convention on International Sales Contracts UNIDROIT principles Constitututional issues Settlement of disputed claims by check Options and rights of first refusal Employee handbooks Covenants not to compete Self-help measures Farnsworth illustrates how contemporary contract law has been shaped by both the Restatement (Second) of Contracts -- for which he served as Reporter -- And The Uniform Commercial Code. Easy access to specifics, new cases, new drafting tips, new references, and timesaving features like cross-referenced cases and marginal headings make this three-volume set a valuable resource for contracts research and practice, including litigation and arbitration. Farnsworth on Contracts, Third Edition is the most authoritative contracts treatise available.

Construction Claims and Responses

Author: Andy Hewitt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111997934X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Featuring a Foreword by Roger Knowles FRICS, FCIArb, FQSi, Barrister The book discusses the different types of claim common to construction contracts and presents a step-by-step guide which demonstrates the process of building up the submission of a claim. It includes guidelines as to how to set out the claim, section by section in a logical manner to ensure that the essentials of a successful claim are included. Worked examples of claims for variations, extensions of time and additional payment are included together with sample wording showing precisely how the claim may be presented in a manner which will lead the reviewer to a logical conclusion - or at least contain a persuasive argument to support the claimant’s case. The vast majority of claims are managed without the need to resort to case law or legal matters. Construction Claims: effective writing & responses therefore discusses what the claim is trying to achieve and how to do this in a logical and persuasive manner This is a practical, hands-on guide for the construction industry professional which explains how to approach the preparation of the claim document, what topics to cover, how to present the essential elements and how to compile the submission document into a user friendly and comprehensive document. For those whose job it is to review such submissions, it advises how to prepare responses which set out the respondent’s counter arguments, points of view and determinations. The guide covers: The various types of claim. How the claim may be split into sections dealing with the details of the contract, the cause, the effect, entitlement and quantum. What this section is attempting to demonstrate or achieve and why. What should be included within the section and why. Worked examples of typical claims and responses with sample wording.