Construction Contracts: Law and Management, 5th Edition

Book Description

The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, and management of contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout.

Introducing this topic at the core of construction 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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 UK construction sector context
Chapter 2 Roles and relationships
Chapter 3 General contracting
Chapter 4 -build
Chapter 5 Construction management
Chapter 6 Collaborative contracting
Chapter 7 allocation and procurement decisions
Chapter 8 Contract choice
Chapter 9 Tendering and contract formation
Chapter 10 Liability in contract and tort
Chapter 11 Contractor's obligations
Chapter 12 Employer's obligations
Chapter 13 Responsibility for design
Chapter 14 Time
Chapter 15 Payment
Chapter 16 Contractors' delay and disruption costs
Chapter 17 Insurance and bonds
Chapter 18 Role of the contract administrator
Chapter 19 Sub-contracts
Chapter 20 remedies for breach of contract
Chapter 21 Defective buildings and subsequent owners
Chapter 22 Suspension and termination of contracts
Chapter 23 Non-adversarial dispute resolution
Chapter 24 Adversarial dispute resolution

Book Details

  • Title: Construction Contracts: Law and Management, 5th Edition
  • Author: , ,
  • Length: 468 pages
  • Edition: 5
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-04-21
  • ISBN-10: 0415657059
  • ISBN-13: 9780415657051
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