Contract administration has generated a large and important body of case law and whether you are a contractor, client or contract administrator it is extremely important that you understand what it means. This new Case in Point book provides a practical, comprehensive and up-to-date guide to case law relating to all aspects of construction contract administration.
Providing clear and concise analysis of the key legal principles governing this area of work it is an essential reference.
- The changing roles of contract administrators
- Statutory provisions such as the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996
- Project management and supervision
- Instructions and variations
- Extensions of time, liquidated damages and loss and expense claims
- Valuation, certification and termination
- Notification of defects and the duty to warn
- Tortious duties of care and negligence
- The right to delegate work and responsibility for the defaults of others
- Considerations of limitation periods and the duration of a contract administrator's obligations
- Duties owed to contract administrators, such as co-operation and the right to be paid
- The contract administrator's role within dispute resolution procedures.