Building Contract Casebook

Author: Michael Furmston
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119963885
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The interaction between general principles and the provisions of the standard building and construction contracts is a central feature of construction law. The major part of the law is laid down in decided cases, and construction professionals should be familiar with these cases but the information is scattered throughout a large number of law reports. The fifth edition of Powell Smith and Furmston's Building Contract Casebook is designed to help construction professionals become familiar with those key cases. It brings together a wide range of cases on the main aspects of the law of construction contracts, states the principle established by each case and gives a summary of the facts and the decision. For the majority of cases, verbatim extracts from the judgment are included. The casebook presents the leading cases on each topic, together with many lesser-known but important decisions. A number of useful decisions from the Commonwealth are also included. Throughout, the author's approach is practical rather than academic.

Powell Smith Furmston s Building Contract Casebook Third Edition

Author: Michael Furmston
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780632039913
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The major part of the law of building contracts is laid down in decided cases, scattered throughout a large number of series of reports which are generally not accessible to the non-lawyer. Construction professionals must be familiar with these cases and this important book is designed to help them. It brings together a wide range of cases on the main aspects of the subject, states the principle established and gives a summary of the facts and the decision. For the majority of cases, verbatim extracts from the judgment are given. The casebook presents the leading cases on the topic, together with many lesser-known but important decisions. A number of useful decisions from the Commonwealth are included. Throughout, the authors' approach is practical rather than academic. There have been many new cases in construction law since the last edition was published in 1990, and the Third Edition takes account of the most important of these. It also includes a new chapter on damages for defective building work, a topic which has generated a number of extremely important new cases. The section on key tort cases has also been extended.

Building Contract Dictionary

Author: David Chappell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470779942
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Building Contract Dictionary provides a succinct, but authoritative reference to words, phrases and terms encountered in, and in connection with, building contracts. For the new edition all entries have been reconsidered and updated in light of case law and legislation and the book has been substantially enlarged since the last edition ten years ago. There are now over 800 separate entries A wide range of contracts has been referenced, including JCT 98, IFC 98, MW 98, WCD 98, PCC 98, MC 98, ACA 3, GC/Works/1 (1998), NEC, NSC/C, DOM/1, DOM/2 as well as topics such as adjudication, arbitration and the Civil Procedure Rules. It will provide an invaluable reference for architects, quantity surveyors, project managers and contractors. It will also find a ready readership among all construction lawyers. "This is an indispensable book which provides a succinct but authoritative reference to "words, phrases and terms" encountered in the construction industry. ...many of the entries give a substantial commentary on a variety of matters you always wanted to know about but never got round to finding out." Arbitration

Building Law Encyclopaedia

Author: David Chappell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444309900
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Building Law Encyclopaedia is a concise and authoritative reference, providing information in reasonable depth on an extensive number of legal terms, principles, phrases and issues that are commonly encountered in the construction industry. Most standard contracts are referred to, including the current suite of JCT Contracts, SBC, IC, ICD, MW, MWD, as well as ACA, PPC 2000, GC/Works/1 and NEC. In addition, some contracts which are theoretically out of date, but which are still in common use, are also covered. With over 1050 entries and numerous cross references, it will be an invaluable reference for architects, quantity surveyors, project managers and contractors. With detailed reference to appropriate case law and legislation, construction lawyers will also find it of considerable value in the course of their work.

Architect s Legal Handbook

Author: Anthony Speaight
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136429360
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Architect's Legal Handbook is the established leading textbook on law for architectural students and most widely used reference on the law for architects in practice. This eighth edition includes all the latest developments in the law that effect an architect's work. A key addition is a greatly expanded section on adjudication - a topic that has become hugely important in the last few years. The book also builds on the comprehensive coverage of all UK law, with editors for Scotland and Northern Ireland expanding their sections.

The Architect in Practice

Author: David Chappell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118659384
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The Architect in Practice was first published in 1952. Originally written by a quantity surveyor and an architect it has remained, through its nine editions, a leading textbook used in the education of architects world-wide. While the format of the book has developed, the message and philosophy remains the same as the original: to provide the student of architecture and the young practitioner with a readable guide to the profession, outlining an architect's duties to client and contractor, the key aspects of running a building contract, and the essentials of management, finance and drawing office procedure. The tenth edition follows in that tradition. The authors, still an architect and a quantity surveyor, have brought the text fully up to date. Major revisions in this edition include: Revised sections on Planning and the Building Regulations Changes to the education of architects in the UK have been detailed Discussion of the new ARB Architects Code: Standards of Professional Conduct and Practice which came into force in January 2010 The commentary on the RIBA Standard Form for the Appointment of an Architect 1999 (SFA/99) has been updated The latest RIBA Standard Agreement 2010 (S-10-A) is now discussed All references to JCT contracts have been updated to refer to the latest revisions of the 2005 suite of contracts Now also includes reference to education, registration and CPD requirements of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland The tenth edition of The Architect in Practice will continue to provide the guidance and advice all students and practising architects need in the course of their studies and in their profession.

Arbitration Practice in Construction Contracts

Author: D.A. Stephenson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135826501
Format: PDF, ePub
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Considers each stage in the course of an arbitration in detail, from the claimant's decision to seek the means of resolving a dispute to the arbitrator's award, explaining clearly and concisely what is expected of the claimant, respondent and arbitrator and when.