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.
This book looks at the legal and economic background to the problem of providing financial protection to clients to guard against poor performance and/or the insolvency of contractors, consultants and sub-contractors. The inclusion of practical guidance notes and summaries makes this a valuable guide for the construction professional as well as for the researcher.
Judicial decisions on such matters as commission claims and liability for misdescription are of great concern to practitioners, as is the increasing tendency of clients to defend an action for fees by claiming that the agent’s terms of business contravene consumer protection rules inspired by the EU. These developments, and many more, are given expert coverage.