Now part of the ICE manuals series, ICE manual of construction law is the essential legal reference for all construction professionals. Written for non-lawyers by experts from the largest specialist construction law firms and leaders from within the construction industry, ICE manual of construction law considers the practical and commercial implications of case law and legislation and delivers practical guidance and a breadth of knowledge that is unrivalled by any other publication. Covering current UK and European legislation, the most important construction law issues are addressed as they may arise on a project - from planning, financing and procurement, through operational issues and general law, such as insurance, employment, contracts, health and safety, environmental issues, to construction disputes and dispute resolution.
Legal issues arising during the course of the construction project The planning system Financing the project Public sector projects Public-private partnerships Facilities management contracts Procurement route The construction contract Tender process Construction insurance Bonds, parent company guarantees and other security Operational issues in an engineering practice Ways of operating Joint ventures International offices The consulting engineer's appointment Collateral warranties Professional indemnity insurance Employment law Intellectual property General Law The law of contract Construction health and safety I: Enforcement, HSW Act and management duties Construction health and safety II: Industry & hazards specific regs, work equip. & workplace safety Insolvency in construction Law of tort Environmental issues Construction Disputes Administration of claims Litigation for the construction industry Arbitration Adjudication Alternative dispute resolution