Chapter 1. Introduction to Construction Disputes Chapter 2. Areas of Dispute and Liability Chapter 3. The Construction Contract Chapter 4. The Sub-Contractor Chapter 5. Defences to Construction Disputes Chapter 6. Contractors Rights and Obligations Chapter 7. Employers Rights and Obligations Chapter 8. Termination of Contract Chapter 9. The Certification Process Chapter 10. Types of Claims Chapter 11. Warranties Chapter 12. Non-Contract Liability Chapter 13. Engineer's Liability Chapter 14. Dispute Resolution Chapter 15. Dispute Resolution Issues Appendix 1 - Construction Contract Agreements Appendix 2 - Resources Appendix 3 - Civil Law
Dr Cyril Chern is a Barrister practising at Crown Office Chambers, London. He has practised since 1972 specifically in the areas of engineering and construction disputes in the United Kingdom, the EU and internationally. Not only is he a highly praised and respected Barrister, he is also a Chartered Architect, Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator and Adjudicator, and has written widely on Mediation, Construction Disputes and Construction Law. He also teaches Dispute Board Course for the World Bank / IFC, FIDIC and the Dispute Board Federation (Geneva) as well as the comprehensive advanced FIDIC contracts course and commercial mediation for the Bar Council Mediation seminar, the World Bank, the IFC, and the DBF.
"Researchers will appreciate the extensive tables of cases and legislation, plus the sixteen appendices and detailed table of contents and index. Any practitioner involved in, or anticipating a career at the Construction Bar will no doubt regard this book as absolutely indispensable." - Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, Richmond Green Chambers, United Kingdom