Brooking on Building Contracts provides a detailed statement of the law relating to building contracts. It explores how general contract law concepts find their expression in the specific context of building and engineering contracts. It provides the practitioner with ample information to advise clients in disputed building and engineering contract matters and even for the judge or arbitrator called upon to resolve disputes in this area. Brooking on Building Contracts includes the requirements for creation and variation of contracts, subcontracts, assignment, and construction defects. Providing an overview of the tender process in the construction industry, and coverage of practical matters, extending the title's relevance to a wide variety of legal and non-legal professionals involved in construction and engineering. Brooking on Building Contracts has explanations of duty of care requirements and instances of breaches of contract for substandard workmanship, issues that are of particular interest to both litigators and construction contractors.