Author: Julian Bailey
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Now in its second edition, Construction Law is the standard work of reference for busy construction law practitioners, and it will support lawyers in their contentious and non-contentious practices worldwide. Published in three volumes, it is the most comprehensive text on this subject, and provides a unique and invaluable comparative, multi-jurisdictional approach. ? This book has been described by Lord Justice Jackson as a "tour de force", and by His Honour Humphrey LLoyd QC as "seminal" and "definitive". This new edition builds on that strong foundation and has been fully updated to include extensive references to very latest case law, as well as changes to statutes and regulations. The laws of Hong Kong and Singapore are also now covered in detail, in addition to those of England and Australia. Practitioners, as well as interested academics and post-graduate students, will all find this book to be an invaluable guide to the many facets of construction law.
Author: Neal J. Sweeney
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
For the past twenty one years, legal and business professionals in the construction law industry have eagerly anticipated the annual release of this best-selling guide. The Construction Law Update chronicles and communicates changes in the construction law industry. Comprised of 14 informative chapters -- each written by an expert or experts in the field -- the 2015 Edition offers these contributing authors' timely, practical analysis on many current issues in the construction law industry. Construction Law Update brings you up-to-date with new developments impacting six major geographical regions of the United States: Southeast, Northeast, Southwest, West, Northwest, and Midwest. For these regions, you'll discover what's happening in vital areas like: New legislation affecting payment obligations Bidding rights and obligations Contractual rights and obligations Bonds and liens Insurance and sureties Building Code issues Arbitration And more!
Author: Daniel Meyer
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Illinois Construction Law is the only resource that covers Illinois construction projects chronologically and completely, from beginning to end. This guide is packed with valuable insights for lawyers and laypersons alike on the widest variety of topics, including: Public and Private Bidding Project Delivery and Key Contract Terms No-Damage -for-Delay Clauses Pay-When-Paid Clauses Indemnity Clauses And The Anti-Indemnity Act Kotecki And The Waiver of Workersiquest; Compensation Protection Licensing of Design Professionals Bonding Requirements and Surety Claims Arising out of the Project, including Delay Claims the Still-emerging Economic Loss Doctrine Claims Analysis from a Practical Perspective Alternative Dispute Resolution Techniques and much more. Illinois Construction Law cuts To The core of the issues that confront this industry every day, allowing you to identify opportunities and avoid pitfalls. With citations to key cases, analyses of the factual circumstances underlying numerous decisions, and syntheses of multiple rulings, this singular resource strives For The clearest statement of the law wherever possible. Whether you are a project manager or a construction litigator, Illinois Construction Law will save you time and money by guiding you to reliable answers iquest; quickly!
Author: Michael K. De Chiara,Michael S. Zetlin
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
New York Construction Law covers everything from licensing and contracts to disputes and claims-including full chapters on design-build projects and recent trends in ADR. It examines all the pertinent cases and statutes, with expert analysis by the states top construction attorneys, along with practical insights, warnings, and advice culled from years of experience. Highlights include:Extensive discussion of the newly enacted Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002Burden of proof under the Eicheleay formulaPending legislation in New York that would permit a new form of business entity that would be known as design professional service corporationEfforts by Governor Pataki to repeal the Wicks LawPending state legislation that would render design-build contracts void unless the licensed engineer or architect is specifically identified in the contract and such licensees practice is independent of the contracting partys businessPending state legislation that would increase the threshold for public works contractsLatest cases concerning who may file a lien, what items are lienable, when liens can be filed, liens filed against condominiums, lien foreclosure actions, as well as a new section regarding assignee of construction contracts Whether youre an attorney, owner, contractor, designer, or other construction professional with business in New York, you will want to have this timesaving resource within easy reach.
Author: Brian M. Samuels
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall
This work provides construction students and professionals with a practical, usable guide to the basic principles surrounding construction law. It illustrates the concepts and rules; and advises on how to avoid legal disputes, and increase the likelihood of success when disputes do arise.
Author: Thomas Telford Limited
Publisher: Thomas Telford
Category: Construction contracts
A legal reference on construction law that offers guidance for professionals and addresses the important construction law issues.
Author: Gibbs,Kenneth C. Gibbs,Gordon Hunt
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
The topics in the book are organized in the same manner as they would actually arise in a construction project. First, the book deals with pre-construction issues licensing, bidding, and the formation of the construction contract. It then discusses what happens when things go wrong with breach of contract by the owner and/or the contractor. An in-depth analysis is provided with regard to claims involving delay, disruption, and acceleration. Several chapters are then devoted to statutory remedies-mechanics' liens, stop notices, and bonds both on public and private works. Finally, coverage is provided on other issues and subjects involving the construction industry, including expanding liability, home improvement contracts, bankruptcy, and alternative dispute resolution.
Author: Keith Pickavance
Publisher: CRC Press
Construction Law and Management explains the state of design information appropriate to a given procurement route, and the need to identify risks and strategies for managing them. This handy desk side reference offers a comprehensive guide to construction law and management and is essential reading for anyone in the construction, architecture and engineering industries.
Author: Edward Banyard Smith
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Category: Construction industry
Chitty on Contracts is the single most pre-eminent reference work on the whole range of English contract law available anywhere in the common law world. It has been used for generations by lawyers as the leading guide to contracts, and is relied on to provide insight and aid in knotty areas of the law. The work is in two volumes: Volume One covers the General Principles of contract law, whilst Volume Two offers guidance on Specific Contracts, namely contractual issues in specific industry sectors. (Volume One of the work is available as a standalone for those who need coverage of the general principles of contract law only).
Author: Roger ter Haar
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Remedies in Construction Law brings together various well-established strands of the law and considers practical remedies for breach of contract and tort in connection with construction projects. Now in a fully updated second edition, it covers topics such as: Damages Termination Quantum Meruit Recovery Injunctions Limitation ADR This book continues to be a vital reference to lawyers and construction professionals seeking specialist insight into how remedies function in the construction sector.
From Beginner to Practitioner
Author: Jim Mason
Category: Technology & Engineering
This innovative book provides a thorough and comprehensive guide to construction law by blending together black letter law and socio-legal approaches. This mixed methodology makes an ideal introduction to the subject for those studying to enter the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Industry in a professional capacity. Designed to equip the student with all they need to know about construction law, the topics covered include: The fundamentals of law and the English legal system Contract, business, tort and property law Procurement, subcontracting and partnering Building Information Modelling and best practice Dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, litigation and adjudication The books suitability for study is enhanced by its logical structure, chapter summaries and further reading lists whilst the role of law in achieving a more collaborative and less confrontational AEC industry is examined in detail. Construction Law: From Beginner to Practitioner takes the reader on a journey from basic legal concepts through to a more detailed appreciation of what the AEC needs as a specialist client for legal services. This book is useful not only for understanding the basics, but also as a reference that practitioners will use time and again.
Author: Steven G. M. Stein
Author: Justin Sweet,Marc M. Schneier,Blake Wentz
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Category: Technology & Engineering
CONSTRUCTION LAW FOR DESIGN PROFESSIONALS, CONSTRUCTIONS MANAGERS AND CONTRACTORS is a condensed -- and completely revamped -- version of the bestselling authority on engineering law, LEGAL ASPECTS OF ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND THE CONSTRUCTION PROCESS (now in its 9th edition) by Justin Sweet, Marc M. Schneier and Blake Wentz. For this new book, the authors have directed the text at engineering, architecture and construction management students. Given the authors' long and deep understanding of the intersection between the law and the construction industry, professors and students can trust this text is unparalleled. The addition of Blake Wentz to the author team emphasizes the commitment to the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Michael F. James
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Examines the principles which govern civil liability for the construction of defective buildings. The book deals with the key questions of who can be sued if a building is defectively constructed; who can sue if a building is defectively constructed; and what damages are recoverable. Special emphasis is placed on the consumer aspect of liability for defective buildings, the relationship between contract and tort, and the increasing importance of European legislation.
Author: J. Rostron,Robert Hardy-Pickering,Laura Tatham,Linda Wright
This is a new dictionary which provides a clear and concise explanation of terms used in land, property and construction law and management. The four key areas of coverage are: planning/construction law, land law, equity/trusts and finance and administration. It will be a useful reference for property and building professionals and a personal purchase for students of property and construction law on building, construction management, estate management and law courses. Jack Rostron is an experienced author and editor whose 1997 Spon title Sick Building Syndrome has been well received and widely reviewed. His co-authors contribute the necessary specialist knowledge from their respective fields of teaching and legal practice.
Author: Philip L. Bruner,Patrick J. O'Connor
Author: Bruce M. Jervis,Paul Levin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
An Introduction for Engineers, Architects, and Contractors
Author: Gail Kelley
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
For a construction business to function properly, architects, engineers, and contractors need to understand how the various state and federal laws affect their business and how to avoid disputes and exposure to liability. This book offers a comprehensive review of the US legal environment, both criminal and civil, focusing on the key legal concepts and issues applicable to a typical construction project. Construction professionals will find clear, concise introduction to a wide range of contractual issues related to project participants, as well as issues related to the actual construction and litigation.
Author: James Acret
This handbook for California attorneys & construction professionals is designed to help highlight construction contracts & a discussion of remedies available under construction contracts is presented in the work.