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Arbitration Practice in Construction Contracts

3rd Edition

By D.A. Stephenson


232 pages

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Considers each stage in the course of an arbitration in detail, from the claimant's decision to seek the means of resolving a dispute to the arbitrator's award, explaining clearly and concisely what is expected of the claimant, respondent and arbitrator and when.


"This is a book which is designed to provide the reader with as much practical information as possible about arbitration law and procedure, in an accessible form, and within a modest compass." - The Rt Hon Lord Goff of Chieveley, Former President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

"…a clear practical guide. Of very great value to the reader will be th enormously useful appendices containing specimen documents which are a model of clarity. A very useful introduction to the mysteries of this fascinating form of dispute resolution." - Arbitration

"…provides a very comprehensive review of the practice of arbitration…a first class exposition…to be commended as extraordinarily good value." - Structural Survey

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface to the third edition. Preface to the first edition. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Arbitration agreements. Powers of an arbitrator. Appointment of the arbitrator. Preliminaries. Evidence. The hearing. The award. Costs. Finality of the award; enforcement; appeals. The contractor as claimant. Appendices - specimen documents. The Arbitration Act 1950. The Arbitration Act 1975. The Arbitration Act 1979. The Rules of the Supreme Court (Amendment No.3) 1979. The Arbitration Act 1979 (Commencement) Order 1979. Interest tables. Flow chart. Bibliography. Table of cases. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General