Construction Contracts: Law and Management

Construction Contracts: Law and Management

by John Murdoch, William Hughes



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780419207603
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/1996
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Will Hughes is Professor of Construction Management and Economics at the University of Reading, UK.

Ronan Champion is Partner at sureveying firm Champion Pearce LLP.

John Murdoch is Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Reading, UK.

Table of Contents

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

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