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Residential Possession Proceedings

Residential Possession Proceedings
10th Edition
Series:  Practitioner Series
Practice Area:  Landlord & Tenant
ISBN:  9780414061231
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  10 Jan 2017
Format:  Paperback, eBook - ProView
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Sitting in the Landlord & Tenant list, Residential Possession Proceedings is the definitive guide on the law and procedure relating to the possession of residential property in a single text.

"For a lawyer who wants to bring an eviction claim – this book is great." The Landlord Law Blog

It succinctly explains the action a landlord can take to regain possession of a property and how a tenant or occupant might oppose any such action. It also explains the possession rights of landlords, tenants and occupiers under the various forms of tenancy. Finally, Residential Possession Proceedings details the court proceedings necessary to affect or defend possession.

The 10th edition:
• Includes detailed and authoritative commentary on all issues relating to construction contracts, from an examination of Employer’s Approval and Architect’s Certificates delay and disruption and financial recovery.
• Presents in depth practical help, delivered in a concise style, discussing legal principles, analysing judicial decisions, interrogating standard forms and interpreting legislation.
• Discusses in detail the standard form agreements upon which Building and Construction activity turns including commentary on JCT Standard Form Contract, Infrastructure Conditions of Contract, and a new commentary on NEC3. It also considers key provisions of the FIDIC family of contracts.
• Goes through the workflow of a construction contract, including formation and composition.
• Examines the contractor’s right to payment and the recovery of payment for varied work.
• Deals with employer’s approval of the contracted work and the formal requirements of an architect’s certificate.
• Goes through such issues as excuses for non-performance, negligence and economic loss, and delay and disruption claims.
• Covers financial recovery and causation and liquidated damages and penalties.
• Addresses various equitable doctrines and remedies.
• Considers assignments, substituted contracts and sub-contracts.
•Detailed consideration of arbitration and ADR (including new sections on Mediation and Dispute Board). Fully updated chapters on adjudication and litigation.
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