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Harbans' Engineering And Construction Contracts Management Law And Principles - 2nd Edition

RM150.00 Publisher: LexisNexis
Format: Softcover, Book
ISBN: 9789674000462
2011

Description

Law & Principles, the first title fromthe second edition of Harbans' Engineering and Construction ContractsManagement series is now updated with eight chapters, three of which are new chapters on the law of tort. The existing chapters on the law of contract have been revised and updated to keep themin tandemwith contemporary developments. This title serves to provide the aspects of construction law, legal principles and contracts to meet the objectives of contractmanagement.

This series is an indispensable tool to those associated directly with the construction industry, such as corporations, government authorities, contractors, engineers, contract administrators andmore. It is also of equal benefit to construction professionals, engineering students pursuing qualifications or courses relating to the construction industry.

Described as one of the foremost construction law practitioners in Malaysia, Ir Harbans Singh K.S. has covered all topics in an independent, impartial and professionalmanner. This second edition will certainlymaintain the books position as an important reference and a comprehensive user-friendly practical guide.

Foreword by Datuk Ir.Hamzah Hasan, Chairman of the Construction Industry Development Board,Malaysia

..... Harbans' volumnious work would be useful to everyone associated directly with the construction industry whether as a client, funder, government authority, contractor, subcontractor, construction professional or contract administrator. It will also benefit those involved in the area of construction law and construction contracts such as contract drafters, lawyers and dispute resolvers such as judges, arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators. The way it has been written (using both words and numerous illustrations including flowcharts) will appeal to both construction professionals and those learning or learned law.

This comprehensive work indeed serves as a high quality reference for construction professionals and students intending to pursue qualifications and courses relating to the construction industry. I would be surprised if those wanting to specialise in construction law or anyone practicing dispute resolution did notmake use of these books as a handy comprehensive reference.

Foreword by Sundra Rajoo, Director of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration,Malaysia

..... I confidently say that the series of books, Harbans' Engineering and Construction ContractsManagement which you now hold in your hands are a treasure house of construction law concepts, workings and practical information. The first edition of these series of books was welcomed with universal acclaim. This second edition willmaintain its position as an important reference and a comprehensive user-friendly practical guide.

The books are unique in that they provide comprehensive and detailed flowchart for day-to-day use by the projectmanagers, contract managers, claims consultants, lawyers, in-house counsels and dispute resolution practitioners. They have been cleverly drafted and structured in layman terms to ensure that both the legal and non-legal practitioners are able to use and comprehend......

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Contract Management - Introduction

Chapter 2 Fundamentals of Construction Law

Chapter 3 Principles of the Law of Contract Part 1

Chapter 4 Principles of the Law of Contract Part 2

Chapter 5 Contracts ? Types, Forms and Rules of Interpretation

Chapter 6 General Principles of the Law of Tort Part 1

Chapter 7 General Principles of the Law of Tort Part 2

Chapter 8 General Principles of the Law of Tort Part 3

Author/Contributor

Ir. Harbans Singh K.S.


Ir. Harbans Singh is a Professional and Chartered Engineer, Arbitrator, Mediator, Advocate & Solicitor (non-practising). He commenced his career in Malaysia before working in Germany and then locally in various professional capacities. He is presently domiciled in Malaysia where he is active in construction law and dispute resolution. Ir. Harbans is the recipient of IEM's Tan Sri Hj.Yusoff Prize (2001), the Cedric Barclay and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrator's Awards for the Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration Examination (Oxford 2003). He is also the author of a series of four books entitled 'Engineering & Construction Contracts Management', contributor to the 'Malaysian Standard Forms & Precedents', 'The Ingenieur' and the 'Malayan Law Journal'.
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