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Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts

Author : David Chappell
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This latest edition of David Chappell's bestselling guide provides an expanded presentation of the Joint Contract Tribunal (JCT) standard contracts, the most common forms of building contract. The JCT Contract With Contractor's Design (WCD 98), also known as 'the design and build form', is now covered alongside the other three major forms of contract in the JCT series: JCT 98, IFC 98 and MW 98. David Chappell has updated the book in line with amendments to the contracts and recent case law. He avoids legal jargon but writes with authority and precision, in a style which won, for the fifth edition of the book, the first prize in the Best Textbook category of the 1999 Chartered Institute of Building Literary Awards. Architects, quantity surveyors and contractors, and students of those professions, should find this a straightforward and practical reference tool arranged by topic.

Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts

Author : David Chappell
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This is a new edition of David Chappell's bestselling guide to the most common forms of building contract, the Joint Contract Tribunal (JCT) standard contracts.

Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract 2016

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Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract 2016 is a practical guide to the operation and administration of JCT’s SBC 2016 suite of building contracts (SBC/Q, SBC/AQ and SBC/XQ). All of the contracts’ provisions, procedures and conditions are organised and explained by subject, clearly distinguishing the different obligations due to various parties and the contractual issues arising during the course of a job - all backed up by the latest legislation and case law.

The JCT 05 Standard Building Contract

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This title helps clarify complex areas of the JCT 05 standard building contract, making it an essential reference for professionals seeking to update their knowledge. The book works through the contract issues thoroughly yet clearly, using case law examples to demonstrate the latest amendments in regards to the Construction Act.

The JCT Standard Building Contract 2011

Author : David Chappell
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Books about construction contracts tend to be dense andwordy, but what most architects, quantity surveyors, projectmanagers, builders and employers are looking for is an easilynavigable, simple guide to using a contract, written in plainlanguage. The JCT Standard Building Contract 2011 is anuncomplicated book about a complex and commonly used contract. Itstraightforwardly and concisely sets out exactly what the contractrequires in various circumstances, as far as possible without legaljargon and without assuming any particular legal or contractualexpertise from the reader. It explains, often from firstprinciples, exactly what is meant by a contract and why certainclauses, such as extension of time clauses or liquidated damagesclauses are present and more importantly, what they mean. The bookis divided into many chapters, each with many sub-headings, to makeit easy to read and to help readers to find relevant explanationsquickly. Tables and flowcharts are used to ensure clarity and mostchapters include a section dealing with common problems. Covers the recently issued JCT Standard Building Contract2011 Straightforward, concise, and as far as possible free of legaljargon Sets out exactly what the contract requires in variouscircumstances Includes many tables and flowcharts to ensure clarity

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Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts 8E

Author : David Chappell
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This eigth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide to the most popular form of construction contracts has been completely revised to take into account the new contracts which have been introduced since May 2005. These include: JCT Standard Building Contract (SBC), JCT Intermediate Building Contract (IC) and ‘with contractor’s design’ (ICD), JCT Minor Works Building Contract (MW) and ‘with contractor’s design’ (MWD), and JCT Design and Build Contract (DB) which have replaced the old JCT 98, IFC 98, MW 98, and WCD 98 contracts. Each contract has been restructured and all the clause numbers have changed together with some terminology. Virtually all the clauses have been reworded and updated in line with recent case law. Chappell avoids legal jargon but writes with authority and precision. Architects, quantity surveyors, contractors and students of these professions will find this a straightforward and practical reference tool arranged by topic.

Construction Contracts

Author : David Chappell
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Construction law can be a minefield of complications and misunderstandings in which professionals need answers which are pithy and straightforward but also legally rigorous. In Construction Contracts: Questions and Answers, specialist in construction law David Chappell answers architects' and builders' common construction contract questions. Questions range in content and include: extensions of time liquidated damages loss and/or expense practical completion defects valuation certificates and payment architects' instructions adjudication and fees. Chappell's authoritative and practical advice answers questions ranging from simple queries, such as which date should be put on a contract, through to more complex issues, such as whether the contractor is entitled to take possession of a section of the work even though it is the contractor's fault that possession is not practicable. In answering genuine questions on construction contracts, Chappell has created an invaluable resource on which not only architects, but also project managers, contractors, QSs, employers and others involved in construction can depend.

Standard Building Contract 2005

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Explaining the various ideas in legal philosophy, this title introduces students to the fundamental themes in legal philosophy. It analyses and comments on the writing of the foremost legal theorists

The JCT Design and Build Contract 2005

Author : David Chappell
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The Joint Contracts Tribunal issued a new Design and Build Form in 2005, a successor to the JCT Standard Form of Building Contract with Contractor’s Design. It looks substantially different from its predecessor and it is different in structure and often in its wording. This major new edition of David Chappell’s well regarded book has been substantially revised to take account of the new contract terms and different structure. It also considers the standard novation agreements from the CIC and City of London Law Society and more then 70 additional cases. It discusses areas where problems frequently arise: the allocation of design responsibility discrepancies the role of the employer’s agent payment provisions the approval of drawings

Building Contract Claims

Author : David Chappell
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Many building contract claims are ill-founded, often because thebasic principles are misunderstood. This highly regarded bookexamines the legal basis of claims for additional payment, and whatcan and cannot be claimed under the main forms of contract. Itincludes chapters dealing with direct loss and expense, liquidateddamages, extension of time, concurrency, acceleration, time atlarge, common law and contractual claims, global claims, heads ofclaim and their substantiation. The new fourth edition has been substantially restructured andupdated. Nearly 100 additional cases have been added as well asfour new contracts : the JCT Construction Management and MajorProject contracts, the JCT Standard Form of Domestic Subcontract,and the Engineering and Construction Contract (the NEC Form). Thebook continues to use the JCT Standard Form (JCT 98) as the basisof the text, with important differences highlighted in the otherforms. Seventeen forms are dealt with and they have all beenupdated since the last edition of this book. This new edition is essential reading for architects, contractadministrators, project managers and quantity surveyors. It willalso be invaluable to contractors, contracts consultants andconstruction lawyers. David Chappell BA(Hons Arch), MA(Arch), MA(Law), PhD, RIBA has 45years' experience in the construction industry, having worked as anarchitect in public and private sectors, as contracts administratorfor a building contractor, as a lecturer in construction law andcontract procedures and for the last fifteen years as aconstruction contract consultant. He is currently the Director ofDavid Chappell Consultancy Limited and frequently acts as anadjudicator. He is Senior Research Fellow and Professor inArchitectural Practice and Management Research at the Queen'sUniversity, Belfast. He was appointed Visiting Professor inPractice Management and Law at the University of Central England inBirmingham from 1 March 2003. David Chappell is the author of manyarticles and books for the construction industry. He is one of theRIBA Specialist Advisors and lectures widely. Vincent Powell-Smith LLM, DLitt, FCIArb was a practising arbitratorand formerly Professor of Law at the University of Malaya and theInternational Islamic University, Malaysia. He was author of manybooks on construction law. John Sims FRICS, FCIArb, MAE, FRSA is a chartered quantity surveyornow practising as a consultant, arbitrator, adjudicator andmediator in construction disputes. He is author of a number ofbooks on building contracts and arbitration. Also of interest Building Contract Dictionary Third Edition David Chappell, Derek Marshall, Vincent Powell-Smith & SimonCavender 0 632 03964 7 The JCT Minor Works Form of Contract Third Edition David Chappell 1 4051 1523 8 Parris's Standard Form of Building Contract Third Edition David Chappell 0 632 02195 0 The JCT Major Project Form Neil F. Jones 1 4051 1297 2 Evaluating Contract Claims R. Peter Davison 1 4051 0636 0 Construction Adjudication Second Edition John L. Riches & Christopher Dancaster 1 4051 0635 2 The Arbitration Act 1996 A Commentary Third Edition Bruce Harris, Rowan Planterose & Jonathan Tecks 1 4051 1100 3 In preparation The NEC and JCT Contracts Compared Deborah Brown 1 4051 1823 7 Cover design by Workhaus

Building Regulations Explained

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Almost all buildings erected or altered in England and Wales must satisfy the requirements of the building regulations. This essential reference has been revised in line with new legislation up to January 2004, including important revisions to Parts B, E, H, J, L1, L2, and M and an outline of the proposed Part P. Each chapter explains in clear terms the appropriate regulation and any other legislation, before explaining the approved document. The Appeals and Determinations have been repositioned at the end of each chapter. Publications lists and relevant sources of information are also included, together with annexes devoted to legislation relevant to the construction industry, determinations made by the Secretary of State, and sample check lists. This highly illustrated and practical approach to the subject makes this the indispensable, one-stop reference guide for professionals and students.

The JCT 05 Standard Building Contract

Author : Issaka Ndekugri
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The Joint Contracts Tribunal's (JCT) Standard Form of Building Contract, one of the most common standard contracts used in the UK to procure building work, is updated regularly to take account of changes in legislation and industry practice and relevant court decisions from litigation. The JCT 05 Standard Building Contract: Law and Administration is a second edition to the authors' earlier award-winning The JCT98 Building Contract: Law and Administration, and clarifies complex issues surrounding obligations and rights under the contract. This makes it an essential reference for construction professionals, employers, contractors, and lawyers new to construction seeking to update and consolidate their knowledge. The book also provides the knowledge and understanding of the contract, which are a fundamental part of the education of most students who go on to become managers and leaders in the construction industry. It thoroughly works through the provisions of the contract in simple language, using case law examples and relevant statute to demonstrate approaches to its interpretation.

JCT 2005 Clause by Clause

Author : Phil Griffiths
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* Uses a novel clause-by-clause approach to explain the important JCT 2005 contract * Written by an experienced author, explaining in simple English the meaning and relevance of each clause to avoid common misunderstandings * Includes up-to-date legal cases that explain the development and interpretation of the contract The Joint Contracts Tribunal’s suite of contracts (commonly known as JCT 2005) are the most commonly used in the UK to procure major building work. Understanding the contracts, and which to use, is vital knowledge for all students on construction-related HND or degree courses, but these clauses can contain convoluted language, leading to confusion. This easy-to-follow guide takes the reader through the JCT 2005 building contracts clause by clause, in an easy-to-follow format, in simple but effective language that eliminates misinterpretation. Spilt into 3 sections, this book provides a summary of the current JCT Contracts, identifying which to use for what type of work, along with an analysis of their risk, liability, documentation, design responsibility and financial procedures, ensuring that JCT 2005 Building Contract: clause by clause is the vital, definitive reference for the aspiring construction professional. Phil Griffiths is a lecturer at Nottingham Trent University with interests in contract administration, finance and project management. He graduated from Nottingham Trent Polytechnic in 1971 and worked as a quantity surveyor in local authority and a medium sized construction company. He also spent some time as a director of a small construction company and is a freelance estimator.

The JCT 05 Standard Building Sub Contract

Author : Peter Barnes
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Although the majority of construction work these days is carriedout by sub-contractors, there are surprisingly few books dealingwith building sub-contracts and the related law. This book provides a much welcomed guide to the new 2005 JCTStandard Building Sub-Contract (SBCSub and SBCSub/D), which islikely to be the regular sub-contract form used by contractors whenletting works under the radically revised 2005 JCT StandardBuilding Contract. Peter Barnes, who has over 30 years' experience ofcontractor/sub-contractor relationships, provides a clause byclause commentary on the sub-contract, highlighting practicalissues and considering relevant case law. The book will be of interest not only to sub-contractors and maincontractors, but also to other construction professionals andlawyers who need an understanding of the contractual relationshipand allocation of risk between contractors andsub-contractors. The Author Peter Barnes MSc (Construction Law and Arbitration), DipICArb,FCIOB, FCIArb, MRICS, is a Chartered Arbitrator, a registeredadjudicator and a CIArb trained mediator. He has been actively involved in the construction industry foralmost 30 years and has a wide experience of many types ofconstruction work, including building (both new build andrefurbishment), civil engineering, and mechanical and electricalinstallations. He spent many years working for main contractors, undertaking bothsurveying and management roles, and during that time he hasadministered and settled a multitude of sub-contract accounts on avariety of different contracts. His experience with sub-contractscovers both simple and complex contracts and has involved detailedexamination of contractual entitlements. His practical backgroundhas led to an in-depth understanding of the allocation of risks incontractor/sub-contractor relationships. Since becoming a consultant, Peter Barnes has represented manyparties in both adjudications and arbitrations, has acted as anexpert witness in respect of both liability and quantum, and hasbeen appointed as adjudicator by both the Chartered Institute ofArbitrators and the Construction Industry Council. His wide experience base has led to him being appointed to thecommittees of the Chartered Institute of Building Eastern Branch,the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators East Anglia Branch, and theInstitution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Anglia and CentralBranch. Also of Interest The Law & Management of Building Subcontracts Second Edition John McGuinness 1 4051 6102 7 978 14051 6102 2 The JCT Intermediate Building Contracts Third Edition David Chappell 1 4051 4049 6 978 14051 4049 2 The JCT Minor Works Building Contracts 2005 Fourth Edition David Chappell 1 4051 5271 0 978 14051 5271 6 The NEC 3 Engineering and Construction Contract Second Edition Brian Eggleston 0 6320 5386 0 978 06320 5386 5 Building Contract Casebook Fourth Edition Michael Furmston 1 4051 1881 4 978 14051 1881 1 One Hundred and Fifty Contractual Problems and theirSolutions Second Edition Roger Knowles 1 4051 2070 3 978 14051 2070 8 Cover design by Workhaus

Subcontracting Under the JCT 2005 Forms

Author : Peter Barnes
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These days, subcontractors in the construction industry aregenerally aware of their rights and obligations, and maincontractors and clients' advisers need to keep abreast ofdevelopments in subcontract law. As the majority of work is carriedout under JCT contracts, all parties need to understand the rightsand obligations of the latest JCT 05 suite of subcontracts, againstthe background of the general principles of contract law. A companion to Peter Barnes' first book, The JCT 05 StandardBuilding Sub-Contract, this book deals with all the other JCT 05subcontracts including: Design and Build Subcontract, Major Project Subcontract,Intermediate Subcontract, Intermediate Subcontract withsubcontractor's design, Intermediate Named Subcontract, Short Formof Subcontract and the Sub-Subcontract The book is organised around issues, such as payment, time,variations, and loss and/or expense, and, where appropriate itcompares and contrasts the differing approaches of individualsubcontracts. The book features a range of standard letters.

JCT Guide to the Standard Form of Building Contract 1980 Edition and to the JCT Nominated Sub contract Documents

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Standard Letters for Building Contractors

Author : Dr. David Chappell
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Whenever a contractor undertakes work using one of the standard building contracts, however small the job, writing a good many letters will be involved. Some will be formal notices it is necessary to give; others will be letters it is prudent to send. This book provides a set of over 300 standard letters for use with the standard forms of building contract and sub-contract and aims to cover all the common situations which contractors will encounter when involved in a contract. It has been substantially revised to take account of the 2005 suite of JCT contracts, together with changes in case law and the 2007 CDM Regulations. The letters are for use with the following contracts: ● JCT Standard Building Contract (SBC), ● JCT Intermediate Building Contract (IC) and ‘with contractor’s design’ (ICD), ● JCT Minor Works Building Contract (MW) and ‘with contractor’s design’ (MWD), ● JCT Design and Build Contract (DB), ● JCT Standard Building Sub-Contract Conditions (SBCSub/C) and ‘with sub-contractor’s design’ (SBCSub/D/C), ● JCT Intermediate Named Sub-Contract Conditions (ICSub/NAM/C), ● JCT Intermediate Sub-Contract Conditions (ICSub/C) and ‘with sub-contractor’s design’ (ICSub/D/C), and ● JCT Design and Build Sub-Contract Conditions (DBSub/C). There are also letters for use with GC/Works/1 and its subcontract. The book comes with a free CD which includes all the letters. It is compatible for use with Microsoft® Word and WordPerfect® on IBM-PC and Macintosh® machines.

Building Contract Dictionary

Author : David Chappell
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Building Contract Dictionary provides a succinct, but authoritative reference to words, phrases and terms encountered in, and in connection with, building contracts. For the new edition all entries have been reconsidered and updated in light of case law and legislation and the book has been substantially enlarged since the last edition ten years ago. There are now over 800 separate entries A wide range of contracts has been referenced, including JCT 98, IFC 98, MW 98, WCD 98, PCC 98, MC 98, ACA 3, GC/Works/1 (1998), NEC, NSC/C, DOM/1, DOM/2 as well as topics such as adjudication, arbitration and the Civil Procedure Rules. It will provide an invaluable reference for architects, quantity surveyors, project managers and contractors. It will also find a ready readership among all construction lawyers. "This is an indispensable book which provides a succinct but authoritative reference to "words, phrases and terms" encountered in the construction industry. ...many of the entries give a substantial commentary on a variety of matters you always wanted to know about but never got round to finding out." Arbitration