200 Contractual Problems and their Solutions by J. Roger Knowles200 Contractual Problems and their Solutions by J. Roger Knowles

200 Contractual Problems and their Solutions

byJ. Roger Knowles

Hardcover | April 9, 2012

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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

Roger Knowles is a chartered surveyor, chartered arbitrator, barrister and CEDR accredited mediator. He left school as 16 years of age and commenced work as a trainee quantity surveyor, following which he secured his qualifications employing distance learning courses. His early career was that of a quantity surveyor, when he gained a g...
Title:200 Contractual Problems and their SolutionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:480 pages, 10 × 7 × 1.1 inPublished:April 9, 2012Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0470658312

ISBN - 13:9780470658314

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Table of Contents

Foreword xxi

Preface xxiii

1 Procurement 1

2 Tenders and Bidding 27

3 Design 49

4 Letters of Intent 71

5 Programme 83

6 Delays and Delay Analysis 93

7 Extensions of Time 117

8 Liquidated/Delay Damages 137

9 Variations 167

10 Loss and Expense/Additional Cost 185

11 Payment 239

12 Practical Completion and Defects 303

13 Rights and Remedies 325

14 Adjudication 383

Table of Cases 433

Index 445