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Construction Contract Law: The Essentials

Construction Contract Law: The Essentials

By: John Adriaanse

Edition: 3rd Revised edition

Details: Paperback, 440 pages.

List Price (RRP): £35.99 (No VAT Payable)Save £1.80 with our 5% online discountOur Online Price: £34.19

Stock status: Available to Order (Stock Due)

Publication date: 30/07/2010

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 9780230230446

Publication Status: Active


Publication Description

Covering the essentials of the subject, including how the law has developed, the reasoning behind key contract clauses and how contract law is applied in practice, this is an invaluable guide for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Thoroughly updated, it now includes amendments to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act.

In Construction Contract Law, Adriaanse tackles the key aspects of this subject with total clarity and precision. The book first examines the nature of construction contracts and then takes the reader through each aspect of the construction process, explaining its significance to the practice of contract law and the reasoning behind it. This third edition has been thoroughly updated to incorporate recent developments and now includes proposed amendments to the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996. Students at undergraduate, postgraduate and construction professional level, as well as contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in the industry, will find this to be an invaluable resource for understanding the workings of a construction contract.

Publication Review

'Well written, comprehensive and informative. Sets out important construction law concepts in a manageable way and gives meaningful insights into complex case law which aids understanding for both students and construction professionals.' -- Steve Donohoe, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Design and Environment at the University of Plymouth, UK.