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Essentials of Contract Drafting and Negotiation for Construction Professionals

A practical and user-friendly guide for construction professionals.

Essentials of Contract Drafting and Negotiation for Construction Professionals is a practical and user-friendly guide to common practical contractual matters and is intended for construction professionals involved in contract drafting and negotiating. Knowing how to draft an effective contract is crucial in construction, particularly because of the complex and technical nature of construction projects. Divided into six chapters, this guide will enhance and refresh essential knowledge for lawyers and construction professionals who need to understand the principles of drafting and interpreting construction contracts, how to clearly identify and include key elements in these contracts, as well as how to avoid legal traps and pitfalls in contract negotiations and enforcement.

172 pages | 6 x 9

Asian Studies: East Asia

Law and Legal Studies: Law and Society

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Chapter 1: Overview and Features of Construction Contracts
Chapter 2: The Interpretation of Construction Contracts
Chapter 3: Pre-contractual Documents, Communication, and Misrepresentation
Chapter 4: Structure and Format of Construction Contracts
Chapter 5: Contract Drafting Techniques and Common Mistakes
Chapter 6: Important Clauses in Construction Contracts

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