Keating on Construction Contracts 11th edition

Date: 17 December 2020

In December, the 11th edition of Keating on Construction Contracts was published. Over 30 members of Keating Chambers have contributed to chapters in this edition , which is edited by Stephen Furst QC and Sir Vivian Ramsey.

Keating on Construction Contracts is a first port of call for all research on the history and principles governing building contracts, their practical application and their interpretation by the courts. Renowned for its accessible style, and reliable authority the title covers all relevant legislation and case law, EC law, and the FIDIC, NEC3, JCT Forms of Contracts and ICE Conditions of Contract.

The book offers solicitors, barristers and construction professionals detailed and authoritative commentary on all issues relating to construction contracts and presents in depth practical help in a concise style, discussing legal principles, analysing judicial decisions, interrogating standard forms and interpreting legislation.

The 11th edition has been updated to include:

  • A new chapter on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • A revised chapter now dealing with all construction professionals
  • Commentary on the latest NEC form, NEC4
  • Updates on recent appellate and TCC decisions (as detailed below)

Recent construction law cases include:

  • The Supreme Court decision in Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (in liquidation) v Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd
  • The Court of Appeal decision in Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Co Ltd
  • and TCC decisions in Network Rail Infrastructure v ABC Electrification; Anchor 2020 v Midas Construction; Zagora Management Ltd v Zurich Insurance Plc; Yuanda (UK) v Multiplex Construction Europe; C Spencer v MW High Tech Projects UK; DBE Energy v Biogas Products and Doosan Enpure v Interserve Construction.

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