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The Architect's Legal Handbook is the established leading textbook on law for architectural students and most widely used reference on the law for architects in practice.This eighth edition includes all the latest developments in the law that affect an architects work. Chapters cover; Introduction to English Law; English Law of Contract; English Law of Tort; English Land Law; Introduction to Scots Law; Scots Land Law; Introduction to Northern Ireland Legal System and Land Law; Introduction to Building Contracts; JCT 98; Other standard forms; Contractors and sub-contractor collateral warranties; Bibliography; Tables of cases, and abbreviations of reports and statutes.A key addition is a greatly expanded section on adjudication - a topic that has become hugely important in the last few years. This extensive volume provides information for your legal requirements and will also help you with all the legal grounding required.