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Architect's Legal Pocket Book

2nd Edition

By Matthew Cousins


362 pages

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A little book that's big on information, the Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further information.

Now in a fully updated new edition, this bestselling book covers a wide range of subjects focused on the UK including building legislation, negligence, liability, planning policy and development, listed buildings, party wall legislation, and rights of light. This edition also contains greater coverage of contracts including the RIBA contracts, dispute resolution and legal issues in professional practice.

Illustrated with clear diagrams and featuring key cases, this is an invaluable source of practical information and a comprehensive guide of the current law for architects. It is a book no architect should be without.

Table of Contents

Preface British Standards Table of Cases Table of Statutes 1. The Legal Framework 2. Legislation 3. Town and Country Planning 4. Land Law 5. The Law of Tort 6. General Principles of Contract Law 7. Types of Contract 8. Contract Administration 9. Dispute Resolution 10. Liability and Practice Further Reading Glossary Bibliography

About the Author

Matthew Cousins is a practicing architect and a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

About the Series

Routledge Pocket Books

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Professional Practice