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This tenth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2016 to payment provisions, loss and/or expense, insurance and many other smaller but significant changes, and includes a section on performance bonds and guarantees. This remains the most concise guide available to the most commonly used JCT building contracts: Standard Building Contract with quantities, 2016 (SBC16), Intermediate Building Contract 2016 (IC16), Intermediate Building Contract with contractor’s design 2016 (ICD16), Minor Works Building Contract 2016 (MW16), Minor Works Building Contract with contractor’s design 2016 (MWD16) and Design and Build Contract 2016 (DB16). Chappell avoids legal jargon and writes with authority and precision. Architects, quantity surveyors, contractors and students of these professions will find this a practical and affordable reference tool arranged by topic.
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.
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.
An Explanation and Guide for Busy Practitioners and Students
Author: David Chappell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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