Causation and Delay in Construction Disputes by Nicholas J. CarnellCausation and Delay in Construction Disputes by Nicholas J. Carnell

Causation and Delay in Construction Disputes

byNicholas J. Carnell

Hardcover | July 15, 2005

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Construction claims frequently involve a dispute about delay. Whether or not the contractor or client has a claim which can be proved successfully depends on establishing causation and understanding legal rights and obligations. This book shows how to identify and avoid problems during the project, and analyses claims for delay.

The new edition takes account of case law since 1999 and has new sections on adjudication, risk allocation and the Delay and Disruption Protocol.
Nick Carnell LLB, FCIArb is a partner in the construction group of the leading law firm, Kennedys. He has over 15 years’ experience of acting in construction disputes for a wide variety of clients including developers, contractors, subcontractors and members of the design team, and during this time he has developed an interest in matte...
Title:Causation and Delay in Construction DisputesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.9 × 7.1 × 0.83 inPublished:July 15, 2005Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1405118164

ISBN - 13:9781405118163

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Time is money; Planning the project; During the works; Completion dates; Claim preparations – preliminary considerations; Legal considerations; Analysing the causes of delay; Presentation; Proceedings – arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution; Appendices; Notes; Table of Cases; Table of Statutes; Bibliography; Index.

Editorial Reviews

‘There is a real need for a book that bridges the gap between technical construction knowledge and the law relating to construction – and this is it.’ – Paul Jensen, Arbitration‘This book is splendid stuff…go and buy Carnell’s book.’ – Tony Bingham, Building‘The author makes effective use of his excellent knowledge and experience in the field [and] provides a very clear insight into the practical requirements of delay claims.’ – Civil Engineering Surveyor'A useful addition to the corporate library' - Building Engineer'the author summarises delay analysis techniques in sufficient detail as to be comprehensible but also useful, without losing sight of the case law background which affects this crucial area of practice.' Construction Law, October 2005