is a practical guide to the operation and administration of the JCT Design
& Build Contract suite 2016.
All of the contract's provisions, procedures and conditions are
organised and explained by subject, clearly distinguishing the different
obligations due to various parties and the contractual issues arising during
the course of a job - all backed up by the latest legislation and case law.
Changes to this new edition include:
thorough explanation and analysis of the new
JCT Design & Build Contract 2016
comprehensive update on legislative changes
since 2011, such as the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and
Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and CDM Regulations 2015
coverage of key case law developments, on
issues such as the meaning residential occupier, choice of contract,
access to site, concurrent delay, inspection, practical completion,
certification, payment, termination and mediation
objective commentary and comparison with
relevant features of the new RIBA Building Contracts
brand new content to improve coverage and
overall value to the reader
fresh new design.
Not only is this an indispensable reference for the
hard-pressed practitioner, but, assuming no prior knowledge of JCT contracts or
the law, it is also ideal for architecture and other construction students on
the threshold of undertaking their professional exams.