Hudson's Building & Engineering 13th ed Mainwork + Supplement

Hudson's Building & Engineering 13th ed Mainwork + Supplement

By Nicholas Dennys, Robert Clay


$1,210.52 RRP

Date: 31/12/2016

Code: 9780414061347

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM


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Hudson’s provides an overview of the law and interpretation of construction contracts, taking into account the practical and commercial realities relating to construction projects.

  • Delivers in-depth explanation and interpretation of the law relating to construction contracts
  • Guides you through the ambiguities and technicalities often arising over interpretation and application of contracts, both for the general construction professional and specialist lawyer
  • Provides illustrations by reference to standard construction contracts: JCT, NEC, ICE, FIDIC Considers contracts in context of the ever changing and expanding information relating to standard contracts and the legislation and case law associated with them
  • Retains the general introduction to the relevant law relating to construction disputes
  • Gives illustrated up-to-date case summaries in all important areas of law relating to construction
  • Details the responsibilities and obligations of project managers, architects, engineers, surveyors and IT consultants involved in the contracts
  • Takes into account the practical and commercial realities of construction projects generally
  • Provides a legal analysis of Tenders and Estimates through to Delay, Defects, Price, Approvals, Certificates and Damages
  • Coverage extends to the commonwealth, Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong, Singapore and other countries

This First Supplement to Hudson on Building and Engineering Contracts 13th edition, reports on several key cases and developments:

• Discusses the decision of the Court of Appeal in Transocean Drilling UK Ltd v Providence Resources Plc, the Arctic III as an important restatement of the principle of freedom of contract in relation to exclusion clauses, which reverses the trial judge’s decision refusing to give effect to an exclusion clause.
• Examines the decision of the Supreme Court in relation to implied terms, in Marks and Spencer PLC v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd and another.
• Gives commentary on recent PFI cases such as the UK case of Portsmouth CC v Ensign Highways Ltd, and recent cases on performance and on demand bonds

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