International Construction Contract Law

Author: Lukas Klee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119430526

Category: Law

Page: 864

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The updated second edition of the practical guide to international construction contract law The revised second edition of International Construction Contract Law is a comprehensive book that offers an understanding of the legal and managerial aspects of large international construction projects. This practical resource presents an introduction to the global construction industry, reviews the basics of construction projects and examines the common risks inherent in construction projects. The author — an expert in international construction contracts — puts the focus on FIDIC standard forms and describes their use within various legal systems. This important text contains also a comparison of other common standard forms such as NEC, AIA and VOB, and explains how they are used in a global context. The revised edition of International Construction Contract Law offers additional vignettes on current subjects written by international panel of numerous contributors. Designed to be an accessible resource, the book includes a basic dictionary of construction contract terminology, many sample letters for Claim Management and a wealth of examples and case studies that offer helpful aids for construction practitioners. The second edition of the text includes: • Updated material in terms of new FIDIC and NEC Forms published in 2017 • Many additional vignettes that clearly exemplify the concepts presented within the text • Information that is appropriate for a global market, rather than oriented to any particular legal system • The essential tools that were highlighted the first edition such as sample letters, dictionary and more • A practical approach to the principles of International Construction Contract Law and construction contract management. Does not get bogged down with detailed legal jargon Written for consulting engineers, lawyers, clients, developers, contractors and construction managers worldwide, the second edition of International Construction Contract Law offers an essential guide to the legal and managerial aspects of large international construction projects.
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Construction Contracts

Law and Management

Author: John Murdoch,Will Hughes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135803269

Category: Architecture

Page: 416

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Although the legal principles involved in construction contracts and their management and administration are an aspect of general contract law, the practical and commercial complexities of the construction industry have increasingly made this a specialist field. Recognizing this, Construction Contracts is a fully revised edition of the UK’s leading textbook on the law governing this area. Brought up to date with recent cases and developments in the law as it stands at July 2000, this new edition: takes full account of the effects of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, the Arbitration Act 1996, the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 and the changes in the legal system brought about by the Woolf reforms includes extended coverage of financial protection, construction insurance and tendering controls, as well as the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations has been revised to take account of changes to the common standard-form contracts, particularly the New Engineering Contract and the GC/Works family of contracts. Retaining the same basic approach as its successful predecessors, this important text introduces the general principles that underlie contracts in construction, illustrating them by reference to the most important standard forms currently in use.
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Construction Contract Law

Author: John J. P. Krol

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471574149

Category: Law

Page: 262

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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.
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Construction Contract Law

The Essentials

Author: Mr John Adriaanse

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230366015

Category: Law

Page: 440

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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.
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Construction Contracts

Law and Management

Author: Will Hughes,Ronan Champion,John Murdoch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131744227X

Category: Law

Page: 436

View: 6836

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The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout. 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 In line with new thinking in construction management research, this authoritative guide is essential reading for every construction undergraduate and an extremely useful source of reference for practitioners.
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The JCT 05 Standard Building Contract

Law and Administration

Author: Issaka E. Ndekugri,Michael E. Rycroft

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1856176290

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 557

View: 4212

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This title helps clarify complex areas of the JCT 05 standard building contract, making it an essential reference for professionals seeking to update their knowledge. The book works through the contract issues thoroughly yet clearly, using case law examples to demonstrate the latest amendments in regards to the Construction Act.
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Construction Contract Law

The Essentials

Author: Mr John Adriaanse

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230366007

Category: Law

Page: 440

View: 3357

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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.
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JCT98 Building Contract: Law and Administration

Author: Issaka Ndekugri,Michael Rycroft

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317761324

Category: Architecture

Page: 416

View: 3241

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The Joint Contracts Tribunal's Standard Form of Building Contract is the most common contract used in the UK to procure building work. Understanding it is a core part of any construction student's degree and a vital part of the working life of professionals in the construction industry. 'The JCT98 Building Contract' works through the contract systematically explaining it in easy-to-follow language, covering all contract issues thoroughly and illustrating with case law examples the current situation and latest amendments. It is ideal reading for both the student of construction and the professional seeking to update their knowledge.
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