Manual of Construction Agreements

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The Manual of Construction Agreements is a comprehensive guide to the law and practice governing construction contracts, with a focus on the major standard form agreements. Originally written by Richard Cockram, one of the country's leading construction lawyers, it includes a comprehensive bank of expertly drafted amendments to the standard form agreements and a suite of precedents, together with guidance and drafting notes.

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Issue 42, November 2023

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The following chapters in Part A have been updated: 1 (Construction Contracts: Classification and Principles), 1A (Payment under Construction Contracts), 2 (The JCT Contracts), 3A (Process Plant and International Construction Contracts), 4 (Process Plant and International Construction Contracts), 6 (Surety Contracts), 11A (Building Safety Act 2022), 12A (Relevant Legislation), 13 (Disputes Resolution: Litigation and Arbitration) and 14 (Dispute Resolution: Adjudication, Expert Determination and ADR). The following forms in Part B have been amended: 60, 60AA, 60AB, 60AC, 63, 63A and 63B.


Hamish Lal  Author
Jane Stubbs  Author