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Causation and delay in construction disputes

Causation and delay in construction disputes

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > KD161

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Nicholas J. Carnell
  • Biografical Information: Nick Carnell LLB, FCIArb is a partner in the construction group of the leading law firm, Kennedys. He has over 15 years&#8217
    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 matters which cause delay to construction projects and the proof of delay claims. In recent years, he has acted particularly in a number of complex disputes relating to the design and installation of communication systems in major infrastructure projects.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford, UK ; Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., ©2005
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/causation-and-delay-in-construction-disputes/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Carnell, Nicholas J. Causation and delay in construction disputes. Oxford, UK ; Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Pub., ©2005 (DLC) 2005045340 (OCoLC)59280185

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1 online resource (XIII, 304 pages) : ILlustrations

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Causation and delay in construction disputes is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Nicholas J. Carnell.
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Copyright Date: 2005
  • Location: Oxford, UK
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 12 editions
  • First edition Date: 1998
  • Last edition Date: 2008
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD161
  • Dewey Code: 343.73078624
  • ISBN: 9780470759356 0470759356 9780470759349 0470759348
  • OCLC: 212129831

Publisher Description:

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.

Main 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.

Summary Note

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.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Time is money
Planning the project
During the works
Completion dates
Claim preparations &#8211
preliminary considerations
Legal considerations
Analysing the causes of delay
Presentation
Proceedings &#8211
arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution
Appendices
Notes
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Bibliography
Index.

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