Keating on Construction Contracts 9th ed with 2nd Supplement


A classic construction law text, Keating on Construction Contracts (previously On Building Contracts) is a first port of call for all research on the history and principles governing building contracts, their practical application and their interpretation by the courts.

Renowned for its accessible style, it covers all relevant legislation and case law, EC law, and the JCT Forms of Contracts.

The 2nd Supplement was published in February 2015

  • The 1st Supplement was published in November 2013
  • The Main Work was published in February 2012
  • Provides detailed commentary on all issues relating to construction contracts
  • Gives practical help on interpreting legislation and analysing judicial decisions
  • Up-to-date references to case law, journals and other source material
  • Covers UK case law and relevant decisions from Europe and overseas
  • Includes Commentary on JCT Standard Form of Building Contract and Nominated Sub Contract
  • Features key sections of Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act




Contents:The nature of a construction contract.Formation of contract.Construction of contracts.The right to payment and varied work.Employer’s approval and architect’s certificates.Excuses for non-performance.Negligence and economic loss.Default of the parties: damages.The time for completion and liquidated damages.Default of the parties: various matters.Various equitable doctrines and remedies.Assignments, substituted contracts and subcontracts.Architects, engineers and surveyors.Public Procurement.Various legislation.Arbitration.The Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.Litigation.The JCT Standard Form of Building Contract (2005).The ICE Form of Contract.

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Stephen Furst, The Hon. Sir Vivian Ramsey


ISBN13: 9780414031142
New Edition ISBN: 9780414055711
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414047921
Published: February 2015
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement


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