Published November 7, 2019
Reference - 368 Pages
ISBN 9781859466728 - CAT# K417324
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Intensely practical and clearly written, Law in Practice is the definitive jargon-free, professional guide to the law as it relates to a construction project. Addressing all the fundamental issues of contemporary English construction law, it allows architects to make sound judgements, avoid disputes, and run projects on a safer basis. The 3rd edition is now fully up-to-date with all recent changes including CDM 2015, BIM, the 2016 JCT contract suite and the new RIBA Professional Services Contracts.
1. General principles of English construction law 2. The laws of contract and tort 3. Professional appointments generally 4. Standard forms of professional appointment 5. Bespoke professional appointment wording 6. Collateral warranties, third party rights and Inovation 7. The architect’s role within a construction project 8. The role of the architect in relation to the building contract 9. Professional indemnity insurance 10. Disciplinary proceedings and dispute resolution