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Construction Contracts By John Murdoch

Construction Contracts
by John Murdoch

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Presents an introduction to the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts, including commentary on various key legislation up to July 2007. This book provides students with a reference on construction contracts. It is intended for construction undergraduates and practitioners.
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Construction Contracts: Law and Management by John Murdoch

The fourth edition of this unparalleled text has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts.

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 up to July 2007.

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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Construction Contracts Reviews

'This is a useful handbook to have by your desk before you consult a lawyer.' - Technical & Practice

About John Murdoch

John Murdoch is an Emeritus Professor of Law, and Will Hughes is Professor of Construction Management and Economics, at the University of Reading.

Table of Contents

1. UK Construction Industry Context 2. Roles and Relationships 3. General Contracting 4. Design and Build 5. Management Contracting 6. Construction Management 7. Procurement Methods and Risk Allocation 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' Claims for Loss and Expense 17. Insurance and Bonds 18. Role of the Contract Administrator 19. Sub-Contracts 20. Employer-Selected Sub-Contractors 21. Financial Remedies for Breach of Contract 22. Defective Buildings and Subsequent Owners 23. Suspension and Termination of Contracts 24. Non-Adversarial Dispute Resolution 25. Adversarial Dispute Resolution

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Construction Contracts: Law and Management by John Murdoch
John Murdoch
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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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