Construction Law, Costs and Contemporary Developments

Released: 15 November 2018

Practice Areas: Adjudication Construction & Engineering

Adrian Williamson QC and Vince Moran QC have contributed chapters on construction adjudication and liquidated damages to a new text book on construction law, published in honour of Lord Justice Jackson’s career on the bench.

The publication “Construction Law, Costs and Contemporary Developments: Drawing the Threads Together” considers many of the important developments in construction law, construction law litigation and the litigation landscape more generally during the Jackson era.

The Festschrift discusses leading construction cases decided by Lord Justice Jackson, a discussion of the background to the Jackson Review of Civil Litigation Costs (2009–2010) and its impact on litigation, and consider the development of the TCC over the last 20 years. Featured topics include:

  • fitness for purpose obligations
  • consideration
  • delays and extensions of time
  • time bar provisions
  • the prevention principle
  • neighbour rights
  • limitation clauses
  • negligence
  • good faith
  • bonds and guarantees
  • concurrent duties of care

This book has been edited by Julian Bailey (White & Case), published by Bloomsbury and available to purchase here.

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