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Description - Powell ]Smith and Furmston's Building Contract Casebook by Michael Furmston

The interaction between general principles and the provisions of
the standard building and construction contracts is a central
feature of construction law. The major part of the law is laid down
in decided cases, and construction professionals should be familiar
with these cases but the information is scattered throughout a
large number of law reports. The fifth edition of Powell Smith and
Furmston's Building Contract Casebook is designed to help
construction professionals become familiar with those key
cases.


It brings together a wide range of cases on the main aspects of
the law of construction contracts, states the principle established
by each case and gives a summary of the facts and the decision. For
the majority of cases, verbatim extracts from the judgment are
included. The casebook presents the leading cases on each topic,
together with many lesser-known but important decisions. A number
of useful decisions from the Commonwealth are also included.
Throughout, the author's approach is practical rather than
academic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780470655924
ISBN-10: 0470655925
Format: Hardback
(249mm x 177mm x 29mm)
Pages: 504
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2012
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michael Furmston

Michael P. Furmston TD, MA, BCL, LLM, Bencher of Gray's Inn, is Dean of the School of Law and Professor of Law at Singapore Management University. He is also Emeritus Professor and senior research fellow in the School of Law at Bristol University. An internationally?acknowledged authority on contract and commercial law, he is author of the leading textbook on contract law ? Cheshire, Fifoot & Furmston on Contract, and has acted as Editor of the Construction Law Reports since 1985.

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