3rd Edition

Remedies in Construction Law

By Roger ter Haar, Camilla Ter Haar Copyright 2025
    642 Pages
    by Informa Law from Routledge

    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.

    The third edition brings the text up to date with significant new cases in respect of duress, force majeure and liquidated damages. It also features new content on retention clauses, remedies associated with Grenfell Tower type cladding, bonds and variation clauses.

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

    1. Introduction 2. Rectification 3. Rescission 4. Specific Remedies 5. Variations 6. Quantum Meruit 7. Termination 8. Frustration 9. The Rule in Hadley v Baxendale 10. Damages for Breach Of Contract 11. The “Black Hole” cases 12. Damages for Breach of Contract: Some Other General Principles 13. Damages in Tort 14. Remedies 18. Global Claims 19. Contribution 20. Claiming Finance Costs and Interest 21. Set Off and Abatement 22. Exclusion Causes 23. Bonds, Guarantees and Indemnities 24. Injunctions 25. Specific Performance 26. Declarations 27. Insolvency and its Consequences 28. Limitation 29. Dispute Resolution


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

    Camilla ter Haar is a barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, London. Her principal practice areas are in commercial and related litigation, including construction law.