2nd Edition

Professional Negligence in Construction

By Ben Patten, Hugh Saunders Copyright 2018
    212 Pages
    by Routledge

    212 Pages
    by Routledge

    What is professional negligence? What are the obligations of construction professionals in contract and in tort? In what circumstances might the difference between the obligations be important?

    These questions are of crucial importance not only to construction lawyers but also to contractors, architects, quantity surveyors, engineers, project managers, and multi-disciplinary practitioners. With an emphasis on the practical aspects of professional negligence in the construction industry and written in a straightforward yet authoritative way, this book is ideal for lawyers and students of construction and law as well as construction professionals at all levels.

    Table of Cases

    Table of Statutes

    Table of Statutory Instruments

    1. Introduction

    2. Types of Construction Professional and their Functions

    3.The Obligations of Construction Professionals

    4. The Standard of Reasonable Skill and Care

    5.Common Issues in a Construction Project

    6. Causation Loss and Damage in Claims Against Construction Professionals

    7. Insurance

    8. Experts, Arbitrators and Adjudicators

    9. Dispute Resolution



    Benedict Patten QC is a barrister at 4 New Square Chambers.

    Hugh Saunders is a barrister at 4 New Square Chambers.