Contractual Dimensions in Construction by Chandana Jayalath
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Construction contractors must regularly wade through complicated contractual and technical issues. Claims and disputes can ruin a project or prevent it from even getting started. While many studies concentrate on case law imported from different jurisdictions, CONTRACTUAL DIMENSIONS IN CONSTRUCTION takes a practical approach that relies on quantity surveying. This approach enables all parties involved to establish and maintain fair agreements for a dispute free project delivery. With this guidebook, you will learn how to anticipate and avoid problems while concentrating on solutions. Topics covered include: Contract formation, existence, and invalidation
Contract and pricing modalities
Contract interpretation
Attributes of contractual provisions
Defaults and remedies
Variations, claims and disputes
You’ll also learn about the duties, rights, and obligations of the parties to a contract, as well as the issues related to commencement, completion, extension, and damages. Examples and real-life scenarios make learning about the contractual process easy.
CONTRACTUAL DIMENSIONS IN CONSTRUCTION is for all contract specialists, commercial managers, forensic delay analysts, quantity surveyors, cost engineers, and undergraduates studying construction and surveying related subjects. Those who are interested in para-legal functions related to construction may also find this book of value, as will students of engineering disciplines.

About Chandana Jayalath

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CHANDANA JAYALATH, author of more than 150 technical articles, holds a doctorate of science in the management of engineering and technology, a master's degree in project management, and two postgraduate diplomas. He began his career as a Captain with the military in Sri Lanka, and he has been a quantity surveyor for more than eighteen years.
Published January 4, 2011 by iUniverse. 652 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Professional & Technical, War, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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