200 Contractual Problems and their Solutions, Third Edition

200 Contractual Problems and their Solutions, Third Edition

Author(s): Roger Knowles

Published Online: 14 FEB 2012 01:25PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470658314

Online ISBN: 9781118257050

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257050

About this Book

This book examines 200 contractual problems which regularly arise on building and engineering projects and provides a detailed explanation of their solutions, citing standard contract conditions and key parts of legal judgements as authority. A succinct summary is provided at the end of each detailed solution.

It covers problems together with their solutions in respect of:

  • Procurement matters
  • Tenders and bidding
  • Design issues
  • Letters of intent
  • Contractor's programme
  • Contractor's float
  • Delays
  • Concurrent Delays
  • Extensions of time
  • Liquidated/delay damages
  • Unliquidated damages
  • Variations
  • Loss and expense/additional cost claims
  • Acceleration
  • Global claims
  • Payment
  • Damage to the works
  • Exclusion clauses
  • Retention of title
  • Practical completion
  • Defect correction
  • Adjudication

This book deals with a broad range of construction contracts including JCT Standard Form and Design and Build, New Engineering Contract NEC3, ICE and GC/Works/1.

This book was first published under the title of One Hundred Contractual Problems and Their Solutions, with a second edition entitled One Hundred and Fifty Contractual Problems and their Solutions. This third edition adds 50 new problems and replaces 15 of those in the last edition. Of the remainder half have been the subject of revision.

"Deserves a place on every site and in every office as the standard handbook on contractual problems"
-Construction Law Digest

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