Tolley's Guide to Construction Contracts

Tolley's Guide to Construction Contracts

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This looseleaf provides a comprehensive guide to the legal and commercial aspects of construction contracts, with coherent coverage to facilitate interpretation of construction contracts. The eight main parts deal with: * Formation and construction of contracts * Parties' rights and obligations * Performance issues * Planning for contingencies * Dispute resolution * Procurement methods * Public procurement * International contracts There are eight Appendices covering: Latest amendments to contracts; How to obtain copies of contracts; Useful addresses and websites; Legislation; Summary of less common contracts; Model Arbitration Rules (CIMAR); Further reading; and a complete list of contracts. Using succinct but thorough analysis it provides detailed drafting advice on every aspect of construction contracts and on each stage of the construction transaction from a highly practical perspective. It is an essential reference service for construction professionals. * JCT 2011 main contracts and PPC2000 reproduced (including amendments) * Covers the main standard forms (JCT 2011, ICE7th, CECA Blue Form, PPC2000) * Summarises less widely-used forms (MF/1, JCT MC, ECC, GC/Works/1) * Examines each party's rights and obligations * Practical and informative * Updated regularly so that readers are kept informed of all developments * All relevant legislation is reproduced * Appendices providing a wealth of useful information * Fully paragraphed, cross-referenced and indexed Four updates per year, invoiced separately.show more

Product details

  • Loose-leaf | 3500 pages
  • 150 x 228mm
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0754508145
  • 9780754508144

Table of contents

Part A - Formation and Construction of Contracts: Introduction; Contract formation; Work and/or services performed where there is no contract; Interpretation of contracts; Indemnity and exemption clauses; Part B - Parties' Rights and Obligations: Introduction; The Employer; The Contractor; The Sub-Contractor; The Engineer/Architect; The Quantity Surveyor; Part C - Performance Issues: The Employer; The Contract Administrator; The Contractor; The Architect and the Engineer; Collateral warranties between Consultants and Funders; Part D - Planning for Contingencies: Risk allocation; Variations; Price and insurance; Claims; Disabled access and energy conservation; Part E - Dispute Resolution: Introduction; Litigation; Arbitration; Adjudication; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Part F - Procurement Methods: Traditional and modern procurement methods; Partnering; Commentary on PPC2000; Part G - Public Procurement: Introduction; GC/Works contracts; PFI and PPP; European procurement rules; Part H - International Contracts: Introduction; FIDIC; Appendices: Latest amendments to contracts; How to obtain copies of contracts; Useful addresses and websites; Legislation; Summary of less common contracts; Construction Industry Model Arbitration Rules (CIMAR); Further reading; Complete list of contracts; Tables; Indexshow more