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Remedies in Construction Law

2nd Edition

By Roger ter Haar

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414 pages

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Remedies in Construction Law brings together various well-established strands of the law and considers practical remedies for breach of contract and tort in connection with construction projects.

Now in a fully updated second edition, it covers topics such as:

  • Damages
  • Termination
  • Quantum Meruit
  • Recovery
  • Injunctions
  • Limitation
  • ADR

This book continues to be a vital reference to lawyers and construction professionals seeking specialist insight into how remedies function in the construction sector.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Rectification

3. Rescission

4. Specific Remedies Under Contract

5. Quantum Meruit

6. Termination

7. Frustration

8. Damages for Breach of Contract: The Rule in Hadley V Baxendale

9. Damages for Breach of Contract: Measure of Damages

10. The "Black Hole" Cases

11. Damages for Breach Of Contract: Some Other General Principles

12. Damages in Tort

13. Recovery of Loss of Profits and Overheads or Management Costs

14. Liquidated Damages and Extensions of Time

15. Recovery of Damages and Costs

16. The Problem of "Global" Claims

17. Claims Under The Civil Liability (Contribution) Act 1978

18. Claiming Finance Costs and Interest

19. Set Off and Abatement

20. Provisions Excluding or Limiting Liability

21. Injunctions

22. Specific Performance

23. Declarations

24. Limitation

25. Dispute Resolution

About the Author

Roger Ter Haar QC is a silk at Crown Office Chambers, London, where his wide-ranging practice includes construction and engineering dispute resolution.

About the Series

Construction Practice Series

This series provides detailed and practical guidance to the legal framework of the construction industry. Whether explaining contract forms, advising on procedure, or guiding through disputes, highly experienced lawyers share their insights in order to help readers with the key aspects of any construction project. Engineers, architects, project managers, academics and lawyers in this field will all find these books a great help with issues that they face on a daily basis.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Construction
LAW / Contracts
LAW / Torts