Brooking on Building Contracts, 6th edition

Brooking on Building Contracts, 6th EDITION is a standard point of reference on contractual principles in building and construction law.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409348798
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Written by experts in building and construction law, Brooking on Building Contracts provides litigators and contractors with reliable and practical information on disputed building and engineering contract matters. This sixth edition examines contemporary issues and practices and includes all the recent cases of any significance from both Australia and New Zealand. It gives special and detailed attention to contractual principles that are especially applicable to building contracts, including suspension of works, prolongation, delay, liquidated damages and substandard workmanship. This book also explores current practice in alternative dispute resolution in building contracts.

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  • gives special and detailed attention to contractual principles and topics applicable to building contracts, e.g. suspension of works, prolongation, delay, liquidated damages, quantum meruit, variations, and sub-contracts
  • includes alternative dispute resolution
  • covers all Australian jurisdictions and New Zealand

Related Titles

Building Contracts Australia, LexisNexis looseleaf and online
Building Regulation Australia, LexisNexis looseleaf and online Coggins, J; Davie, T; Earls, T; Evans, P, Understanding Construction Law 2nd edition, 2019
Gerber, P; Ong, B J, Best Practice in Construction Disputes, 2013
Wilson, Security of Payment in NSW, Victoria, ACT, Tasmania and SA, 2nd edition, 2015

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Table of contents


  1. Building Contracts

  2. Contract Documents

  3. Contractual Doctrines

  4. Implied Terms

  5. Tenders

  6. Time for Completion

  7. Payment

  8. Approval and Certificates

  9. Variations

  10. Defects and Damages

  11. Determination

  12. Assignment

  13. Subcontracts

  14. Bills of Quantities

  15. Architects and Engineers

  16. Negligence: Builders, Local

  17. Authorities and Others

  18. Building Disputes

  19. Building Operations