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Law for Project Managers

Law for project managers

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Construction industry

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): David Wright
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2014
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/law-for-project-managers/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Wright, David. Law for Project Managers. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2014

Short Description

1 online resource (177 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Law for Project Managers is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2004
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3172.C6
  • Dewey Code: 343.41078624
  • ISBN: 9781472458483 1472458486
  • OCLC: 896803142

Main Contents

Preface; About the Author; PART I: General; 1 The Law's Approach; Law is about relationships; Legal systems; Law and companies; 2 The Contract; The real world; The basic principles; A practical approach; PART II: The Origins of Law; 3 Law in the UK; A summary; Law made by legislation; What 'legislation' means; Law made by judges; Keeping up to date; 4 European Union Law; An introduction to the EU; The organisation; How the EU makes law; PART III: Contract Law; 5 How Contracts are Made; Introduction; The requirements for a contract; Offer and acceptance; Putting it in writing; Agency. 6 The Letter of IntentThe principles; A cautionary tale; 7 The Meanings Behind the Words; The problem of words; The role of terms; Civil law; Interpretation; The principles in practice; 8 Lateness, Specifications and Defects; Liability for lateness; The specification; Liability for defective work and equipment; Excluding and limiting liability; 9 The Law of Breach; Contract termination; Remedies for breach; Civil law countries; PART IV: Involving the Experts; 10 Using the Professionals; The rules; Finding advice; 11 Disputes; Fairness in law; Methods of resolving disputes; Other countries. Preparing for a disputePART V: Liability Law; 12 Negligence; The law of tort; The principles of liablity for negligence; Civil law; 13 Liability for Escapes; Corporate and personal liability; Strict liability; Nuisance liability; PART VI: Other Important Topics; 14 Intellectual Property; Introduction; The patent; Design rights; Copyright; Knowhow; The consequences; 15 Forms of Security; Assets as security; Sureties and bonds; 16 Exporting and Importing; The letter of credit; The negotiable instrument; The world system; Shipping terms; Index.

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If you wish to locate similar books to “Law for Project Managers”, they can be found under the 343.41078624 in a public library, and the Library of Congress call numbers starting with KD3172.C6 in most university libraries. If you wish to look up similar titles to “Law for Project Managers” in an on-line library catalog, the official Library of Congress Subject Headings under which they can be found are:

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  • Article Name: Law for Project Managers
  • Author: Ellis Hassell
  • Description: Law for Project Managers Law for Project Managers Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > Construction [...]

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