Wilmot-Smith on Construction Contracts by Richard Wilmot-smith

Wilmot-Smith on Construction Contracts

byRichard Wilmot-smith

Hardcover | April 20, 2014

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The third edition of Wilmot Smith on Construction Contracts continues to take a clear and practical approach to the law and practice relating to construction contracts in the UK. It provides comprehensive coverage of the substantive law and modern dispute resolution procedures in the field ofconstruction and gives clear guidance when seeking diffiuclt answers. Throughout the work the author provides key practical tips including: where and when you issue proceedings; what the judges will expect and their preferences; and how trials can be made shorter. A separate section also examines enforcement of adjudicator's awards, covering recent case law on thisarea. This is carefully examined and digested in detail to ensure the reader has an understanding of the pitfalls of enforcement. Richard Wilmot-Smith QC continues to provide an essential source of reference on this area of the law. His modern and practical approach is prevalent throughout this book and has helped to establish it as a key resource for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.

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Richard Wilmot-Smith QC is a barrister at 39 Essex Street Chambers, and a Bencher of Middle Temple.

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Title:Wilmot-Smith on Construction ContractsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:864 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.01 inPublished:April 20, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199685886

ISBN - 13:9780199685882

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Contract1. Contracts: Formation2. Standard Forms of Contract and Bespoke Contracts3. Extra-Contractual Claims: Unjust Enrichment4. Assignment And Sub-Letting; The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999; Collateral WarrantiesPart II: Liability5. The Roles of Professionals6. Tort and Construction Law7. Exemption and Limitation of Liability Clauses8. Mistake, Misrepresentation, and Frustration9. Guarantee and IndemnityPart III: Performance10. Certificates and the Right to Payment11. Time for CompletionPart IV: Breach, Termination, and Damages12. Damages for Breach of Contract13. Determination or Forfeiture ClausesPart V: Claims14. Loss and Expense15. Limitation of Action16. Injunctions and Specific PerformancePart VI: Competition and Procurement17. Procurement and the European Community18. PartneringPart VII: Disputes19. Disputes20. Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution21. Adjudication22. Arbitration23. LitigationAppendices

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"a worthwhile book [...] and in particular where one is seeking to have a general view of construction law in the United Kingdom." --Adrian Bellemore, Building and Construction Law October 2010