* Provides comprehensive explanations of key topics and issues in a clear, concise tone suitable for both the undergraduate and professional reader * Guides the reader through the world of construction contracts, litigation, planning and environmental law * Covers public and EU law, statutes, safety and building regulations * Extensively updated to reflect the fast pace of change in this field of law, specifically within the implementation and enforcement of construction law and the nature of contracts * Includes updated contract forms from FIDIC and NECC * Provides the JCT and ICE forms of contract Construction Law is a vital text for both law undergraduates and undergraduates in architecture, surveying, civil engineering and planning courses. Its detail and in-depth analysis means that it is also an important purchase for practitioners, local government planning departments, architects and building companies alike.
Constitution and the Legal System. Dispute Resolution and Arbitration. Parties and Status. The Law of Obligation. Contract: General Principles. Construction Contracts. Vicarious Performance and Insolvency. Standard Forms of Contract. The Standard Form of Building Contract. The ICE Conditions of Contract. Law of Tort. Land, Planning and Environmental Law. Construction Statutes and Safety.