Professional Negligence in Construction

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Routledge, Dec 6, 2012 - Architecture - 184 pages
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What is professional negligence? What are the obligations of construction professionals in contract and in tort? In what circumstances might the difference between the obligations be important?

These questions are of crucial importance not only to construction lawyers but also to contractors, architects, quantity surveyors, engineers, project managers, and multi disciplinary practices. With the emphasis on the practical aspects of professional negligence in the construction industry and written in a straightforward yet authoritative way, this book is ideal for lawyers and students of construction and law as well as construction professionals at all levels.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 The legal framework
4
2 Insurance
26
3 Architects and engineers
46
4 Quantity surveyors
72
5 Project managers
85
6 Claims consultants and expert witnesses
91
7 Dispute resolution
101
Appendices
119
Table of authorities
167
Table of statutes and statutory instruments
170
Index
171
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