Fenwick Elliott’s Dictionary of Construction Terms

Cover of Dictionary of Construction Law TermsFenwick Elliott’s Dictionary of Construction Terms offers clear and concise explanations of the most commonly encountered legal and technical terms, phrases and abbreviations used throughout the construction industry.

It will save you valuable time when searching for an authoritative explanation of a frequently used term. It will become a practical reference for construction lawyers, practitioners and students, as well as those in related industries including planning, property and insurance.

Why you should buy this book:

  • There is no other all-inclusive collection of legal and technical terms available at present
  • Convenient source of information for lawyers, practitioners and students
  • Includes a list of common technical acronyms (ie. DPC, DPM, FFL)
  • Lists acronyms of common institutions such as the ICE, JCT and ACE

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Mediating Construction Disputes: An Evaluation of Existing Practice

by Nicholas Gould, Claire King and Philip Britton

"Mediating Construction Disputes: An Evaluation of Existing Practice" is the full report of the 2006-2008 research, headed up by Nicholas Gould and Claire King of Fenwick Elliott and conducted by the Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at King's College London and the Technology and Construction Court. Much more has been written about the theory of mediation, and its proper place in the avoidance and resolution of disputes in construction, than about its actual use; this report combines hard detail about its practice within UK construction litigation with a summary of the existing knowledge about mediation in the common law world and about its relation to other formal and informal methods of dealing with construction disputes.

Download the report (pdf: 11MB)

Download a summary of the key points of the report (pdf: 115k)

Building contract disputes: practice and precedents

by Robert Fenwick Elliott and Jeremy Glover

This is the definitive guide for the busy practitioner on handling and resolving construction disputes. It sets out what has to be done, how it is done, by whom and when. In addition it provides relevant documents for each issue, along with extracts from relevant codes, procedural rules and protocols.

Coverage includes the initial drafting of a contract and its impact on resolving any subsequent dispute through to submitting a claim, letters before action, pleadings, the adjudication, arbitration or court hearing, costs and appeals. The book is published in loose-leaf format and updated three times a year to reflect the evolution of procedures for resolving disputes.

Published by Sweet & Maxwell.
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Practical Construction Guides: Construction Law and Management

(2007) by Keith Pickavance, Dr Hamish Lal, David Risbridger, Mark Hackett, Anders Axelson, Nick Carnell, Julian Critchlow, Nicholas Gould Partner, Victoria Russell.

Construction Law and Management explains the state of design information appropriate to a given procurement route, and the need to identify risks and strategies for managing them. This handy desk side reference offers a comprehensive guide to construction law and management and is essential reading for anyone in the construction, architecture and engineering industries. This book is part of the Practical Construction Guides series.

Published by Informa in 2007
ISBN 978-1-84311-671-4
Price: £130

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