£79.99 Regular price
Unit price
per 

Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry: An Evaluation of UK Research and Practice

Available to Pre-order

Title: Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry
Subtitle: An Evaluation of UK Research and Practice
Subject Classification: Built Environment, Law and Legal Ethics
BIC Classification: LNCQ, KNJC, LNAC
BISAC Classification: BUS070160, LAW003000, LAW019000
Binding: Hardback, pp.(to be confirmed)
Planned Publication date: March 2023
ISBN (printed book): 978-1-80441-086-8
ISBN (web pdf): 978-1-80441-087-5

Price: £79.99

Post publication, e-books above will be available for libraries from Proquest and EBSCO 

For larger orders, or orders where you require an invoice, contact us admin@ethicspress.com

Description

Construction disputes by their very nature are often complex, sometimes multi-party disputes, many of which are not suited to either adjudication or traditional form of litigation (which are often slow, expensive and divisive). The sheer complexity of construction creates a compelling case for the introduction of alternative approaches within this adversarial industry.  This book traces the history, development, current status and future direction of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the UK construction industry.

It draws on the largest collection of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors-funded surveys on Scottish and English disputants’ perceptions and attitudes to ADR. It includes an examination of the key legislative and regulatory principles relating to ADR in the Construction sphere. The study also evaluates the role and functions of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in England and, with reference to case law, identifies its facilitative approach to ADR.  The coherence of the TCC’s approach to issues such as refusal to resort to ADR is also examined.  It will be a valuable reference work for scholars and practitioners in construction and the built environment, in the UK and internationally.

Biography

Author: Andrew Agapiou is Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland

Reviews

This title is currently being reviewed. Please check back for further updates in due course. 

 

Recently Viewed

Sign up for our newsletter
No thanks

Availability