3rd Edition

Construction Insurance and UK Construction Contracts





ISBN 9780367737078
Published December 18, 2020 by Informa Law from Routledge
680 Pages

USD $400.00

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Book Description

Construction Insurance and UK Construction Contracts has long been the premier text for legal professionals looking for a combined analysis of construction contracts and their relation to insurance law. In a new and updated third edition, this book continues to provide in-depth commentary and pragmatic advice on all the most important regulations and policies surrounding contracts and insurance in the construction industry.





This book covers subjects such as:









  • Minor, intermediate and major project construction contracts


  • Classes of insurance contract


  • The role of insurance brokers


  • Risks in construction and legal liability


  • Professional indemnity insurance and directors' and officers' liability insurance


  • Bonds and insurance


  • Latent defect insurance


  • Property insurance


  • Health and Safety and Construction Regulations


  • Contract Insurance


  • FIDIC, JCT and NEC 3 regulations


  • PFI/PPP projects in the UK


  • Dispute resolution






This book is a vital reference tool and practical guide for lawyers and in-house counsels involved in the construction industry as well as project managers, quantity surveyors, construction contractors, architects and engineers needing advice from an experienced legal perspective.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to UK Construction Industry



2. General Rules and Principles of Insurance Law



3. Legal Liability



4. A Broad Overview of Risks in Construction Projects and the Role of Insurance



5. Classes of Insurance Contract



6. Placing the Insurance



7. Appointing Insurance Brokers and the Role of Insurance Brokers



8. The Meaning of "Damage" in Policies Relating to Construction Projects



9. Liability Policies



10. Professional Indemnity Insurance and Directors' and Officers' Liability Insurance



11. Property Damage Policies



12. Latent Defect Insurance



13. Insurance Arrangements and Parties' Ability to Sue and be Sued



14. Bonds and Insurance



15. Property Insurance (Under Higher Tier Property Documents)



16. Contract Insurance Under JCT Standard Form of Building Contract 2011   



17. Contract Insurance Under JCT Design and Building Contract 2011



18. Contract Insurance Under JCT Intermediate Building Contract 2011



19. Contract Insurance Under JCT Minor Works Contract 2011



20. Contract Insurance Under JCT Major Project Construction Contract 2011



21. Contract Insurance Under JCT Management Contract 2011



22. Contract Insurance Under JCT Construction Management 2011



23. Contract Insurance Under NEC 3 (2013)



24. FIDIC Conditions of Contract



25. Contract Insurance Under 1 MECH E/IEE MF/1 Contract



26. Contract Insurance Under 1 CHEM E Lump Sum Contracts



27. PFI/PPP Projects in the United Kingdom



28. Health and Safety on Construction Sites



29. Captives



30. Claims and the Third Party Rights Against Insurers Act



31. Dispute Resolution

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Author(s)

Biography

Roger ter Haar QC is a silk at Crown Office Chambers, and is considered an expert in construction and insurance law.



Anna Laney is a junior barrister at Crown Office Chambers.