Practical Law Of Architecture, Engineering, And Geoscience, Second Canadian Edition Plus Companion…

Book & Toy | May 31, 2010

byBrian M. Samuels, Doug R. Sanders

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This book provides a broad overview of the laws relevant to the practice of architecture, engineering, and geoscience in Canada. Legal concepts and language are simplified and presented in practical, rather than theoretical, terms to provide professionals and students a sufficient background to identify legal issues. This text is an excellent reference for professionals and an excellent study aid for the Professional Practice Exam.

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This book provides a broad overview of the laws relevant to the practice of architecture, engineering, and geoscience in Canada. Legal concepts and language are simplified and presented in practical, rather than theoretical, terms to provide professionals and students a sufficient background to identify legal issues. This text is an ex...

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This book provides a broad overview of the laws relevant to the practice of architecture, engineering, and geoscience in Canada. Legal concepts and language are simplified and presented in practical, rather than theoretical, terms to provide professionals and students a sufficient background to identify legal issues. This text is an ex...

Brian Samuels is the principal of Samuels & Co., a Vancouver construction law firm, and is counsel to the firm of Lee & Associates in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Samuels was admitted to the Bar in British Columbia in 1988 and in Colorado in 1993. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (1987) from the University of Victoria, an MBA (1982) from the Univ...
Format:Book & ToyDimensions:384 pages, 9.5 × 7.25 × 1 inPublished:May 31, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132111713

ISBN - 13:9780132111713

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1            The Canadian Legal System

Chapter 2            Regulation of the Professions

Chapter 3            Ethical Considerations

Chapter 4            Property Law

Chapter 5            Business Organizations

Chapter 6            Contracts

Chapter 7            Breach of Contract

Chapter 8            Interpreting and Drafting Contracts

Chapter 9            Selected Contract Issues

Chapter 10          Getting to a Contract

Chapter 11          Specific Contracts and Clauses

Chapter 12          Torts

Chapter 13          Common Issues in Contract and Tort

Chapter 14          Dispute Resolution and Expert Evidence

Chapter 15          Risk, Responsibility, and Dispute Avoidance

Chapter 16          Insurance

Chapter 17          Bonds

Chapter 18          Construction Liens

Chapter 19          Delay and Impact Claims

Chapter 20          Labour Law

Chapter 21          Employment Law

Chapter 22          Health and Safety Law

Chapter 23          Environmental Law

Chapter 24          Aboriginal Law

Chapter 25          Securities Law

Chapter 26          Privacy Law

Chapter 27          Internet Law

Editorial Reviews

“I find the layout of the text easy to follow which is helpful to students who are relatively unfamiliar with legal principles and concepts … The case studies and citations are extremely helpful as they illustrate, in realistic terms, the legal concepts that are being discussed.” — Bryan Shapiro, University of British Columbia   “Very clear and engineering-flavoured … I love the book!” — Dr. Michael Bennett, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, UOIT