Construction Law Journal
|Type||Ten Times Per Year|
|Headquarters||Halsbury House, 35 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1EL, UK|
Construction Law is a monthly English-language journal providing news and practical advice relating to the construction industry. The journal is written specifically for the non-legal professional involved in contractual and other legal matters in the industry. The journal is owned by LexisNexis which is part of Reed Elsevier.
Construction Law offers six main feature length analysis articles per issue, written by construction lawyers, barristers and academics, as well as insurance and health and safety specialists. In addition, developments in adjudication, industry standard contract forms, key decisions from the courts, alternative forms of dispute resolution, and forthcoming legislation are covered
The articles ensure that readers of the journal are kept abreast of new legal developments related to construction such as new contract forms, key rulings from the Technology and Construction Court as well as the results of appeals. All major adjudication related developments are closely tracked. A regular feature explains the significance of the most important court decisions.
The journal also includes the following regular sections:
- News section – reports on procurement and contractual as well as health and safety matters.
- Guest editor – specialist lawyers offer opinions on legal issues affecting the construction industry.
- State of Play – a table tracking new and proposed legislation in the UK and EU.
- Reports from the Courts written by Professor Michael Furmston from Bristol University, provides rulings from the Technology and Construction Court as well as results of appeals.
- Contracts Monitor casts a critical eye at various building contracts, including the latest offerings from the Joint Contracts Tribunal
- Alternative Dispute Resolution is a regular examination of issues relating to non-litigious methods of dispute resolution.
- Book Reviews – the best of the latest titles are examined.
The journal was originally published by Construction Legal Press Ltd in April 1990. Eclipse Group Ltd then acquired the journal in 1991. It was sold to Butterworths Tolley in 2002 and through a series of mergers it became part of LexisNexis.
Present Editor: Nicholas Barrett
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