200 Contractual Problems and their Solutions, Third Edition

200 Contractual Problems and their Solutions, Third Edition


This book examines 200 contractual problems which regularly arise on building and engineering projects and provides a detailed explanation of their solutions, citing standard contract conditions and key parts of legal judgements as authority. A succinct summary is provided at the end of each detailed solution.

It covers problems together with their solutions in respect of:

  • Procurement matters
  • Tenders and bidding
  • Design issues
  • Letters of intent
  • Contractor`s programme
  • Contractor`s float
  • Delays
  • Concurrent Delays
  • Extensions of time
  • Liquidated/delay damages
  • Unliquidated damages
  • Variations
  • Loss and expense/additional cost claims
  • Acceleration
  • Global claims
  • Payment
  • Damage to the works
  • Exclusion clauses
  • Retention of title
  • Practical completion
  • Defect correction
  • Adjudication

This book deals with a broad range of construction contracts including JCT Standard Form and Design and Build, New Engineering Contract NEC3, ICE and GC/Works/1.

This book was first published under the title of One Hundred Contractual Problems and Their Solutions, with a second edition entitled One Hundred and Fifty Contractual Problems and their Solutions. This third edition adds 50 new problems and replaces 15 of those in the last edition. Of the remainder half have been the subject of revision.

"Deserves a place on every site and in every office as the standard handbook on contractual problems"
Construction Law DigestContent:
Chapter 1 Procurement (pages 125):
Chapter 2 Tenders and Bidding (pages 2748):
Chapter 3 Design (pages 4970):
Chapter 4 Letters of Intent (pages 7182):
Chapter 5 Programme (pages 8391):
Chapter 6 Delays and Delay Analysis (pages 93115):
Chapter 7 Extensions of Time (pages 117135):
Chapter 8 Liquidated/Delay Damages (pages 137166):
Chapter 9 Variations (pages 167183):
Chapter 10 Loss and Expense/Additional Cost (pages 185237):
Chapter 11 Payment (pages 239302):
Chapter 12 Practical Completion and Defects (pages 303324):
Chapter 13 Rights and Remedies (pages 325382):
Chapter 14 Adjudication (pages 383432):


  • Author: Roger Knowles(auth.)
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • ISBN-13: 9780470658314, 9781118257050
  • Pages: 472
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 2.7M
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