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One Hundred Contractual Problems and their Solutions

One Hundred Contractual Problems and their Solutions

One Hundred Contractual Problems and their Solutions
By J. Roger Knowles

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Book Description

Written by the principal of the UK's leading firm of construction contract consultants, James R. Knowles, this book examines one hundred problems that regularly arise in building and engineering contracts and provides a detailed explanation of their answers, citing key parts of judgments as authority.

It covers questions on

* design issues

* tenders

* extensions of time

* global claims

* liquidated damages

* contractors' programs

* payment

* variations

* loss and expense

* practical completion and defects

* rights and remedies

The book deals with a broad range of construction contracts, including the JCT Standard Form and Design and Build Contract, the ICE Conditions, ICE Design and Construct, the New Engineering Contract, FIDIC, GC/Works/1, the Model Form and IChemE Form.

The author

Roger Knowles is a chartered quantity surveyor, chartered arbitrator, barrister and CEDR accredited mediator. He began his career in 1954 as a quantity surveyor working in private practice. In 1973 he founded James R. Knowles. From humble beginnings the company has grown to be a quoted company on the AIM market. Roger Knowles is the Chairman and Chief Executive of James R. Knowles Holdings plc and James R. Knowles Ltd. He is also chairman of eight subsidiary companies. His career has involved representing clients in many parts of the world, including East Asia, the Middle East and throughout the United Kingdom. His work includes the preparation and resolution of construction claims, representing parties in arbitration and acting as arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator.

Roger Knowles has been involved in training over the years. His specialist subjects include construction law, contract administration, arbitration and ADR. He has lectured at well over 1000 public seminars on a worldwide basis. During a 20-year period commencing in the 1970s Roger Knowles has been a regular contributor to technical journals with more than 300 of his articles having been published. His career has also included representing subcontracting trade associations, and he is a former member of the Joint Contracts Tribunal.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #11296558 in Books
  • Published on: 2000-05-25
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: .51" h x 6.82" w x 9.58" l,
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 232 pages

Editorial Reviews

"easy to read, well laid out, enabling the reader to find the relevant question quickly and easily."

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This book considers one hundred problems that regularly arise in building contracts and provides a detailed explanation as to their answers. It cites key parts of legal decisions as authority.

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