Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law Construction Contracts and Dispute Resolution

Selected chapters from Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law (online) made available in a hardcopy format. A convenient resource for all those involved in construction contracts and dispute resolution.

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Examining the types of contract and dispute resolution of relevance to construction in New Zealand.

Written in plain English in a practical style, by the New Zealand authorities on construction law, Construction Contracts and Dispute Resolution is an invaluable resource for contractors, construction professionals, lawyers and all those involved in construction contracts and dispute resolution.

In light of the recent amendments to the Construction Contracts Act, Lexis Nexis have bound together selected chapters from the online resource Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law and made the content available in a portable, hardcopy, economic format that ensures it will be a convenient resource to all those involved in construction contracts.

Features

  • A practical, structured approach to commentary on construction law
  • Focussed on key topics of relevance to construction contracts and dispute resolution
  • Hardcopy, portable, offline resource to meet market demand
  • International application of content, especially to other Commonwealth jurisdictions

Related Titles

Kennedy-Grant and Weatherall on Construction Law (Online Resource)
Burrows Finn and Todd, Law of Contract in New Zealand, 5th ed. 2015
Boulle, Goldblatt and Green, Skills and Strategies in Dispute Resolution, 2015

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Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION 

Chapter 1: Scope and structure of the online commentary

Chapter 2: Introduction to the construction process and the personnel involved

PART IV — CONTRACTS FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Chapter 9: Contracts for professional services

PART V — CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

Chapter 10: Pre-contract stage

Chapter 11: Extent of work

Chapter 12: Standard of work

Chapter 13: Time for performance of work

Chapter 14: Price and payment

Chapter 15: Securities

Chapter 16: Transfer of ownership

Chapter 17: Risk, indemnity, insurance and limitation of liability

Chapter 18: Suspension and termination

Chapter 19: Employer’s duties

Chapter 20: Position of employer’s professional representative

PART VI — SUBCONTRACTS

Chapter 21: Subcontracts

PART VII — SUPPLY CONTRACTS

Chapter 22: Supply contracts

PART IX — DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Chapter 24: Overview

Chapter 25: Architect’s decision or engineer’s review, dispute adjudication boards and adjudication and expert determination

Chapter 26: Negotiation and mediation

Chapter 27: Arbitration

Chapter 28: Adjudication under the Construction Contracts Act 2002

Chapter 29: Adjudication and mediation under the Weathertight Homes Resolution Services Act 2006

Chapter 30: Claims under the Disputes Tribunals Act 1988 and court proceedings