Law for Professional Engineers: Canadian and Global Insights, Fifth Edition

Marston, Donald L.

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Education
  • 出版日期: 2019-03-01
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  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 432
  • 裝訂: Hardcover - also called cloth, retail trade, or trade
  • ISBN: 126013590X
  • ISBN-13: 9781260135909
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Up-to-date, plain-language explanations of legal issues affecting today's engineers
Law for Professional Engineers: Canadian and Global Insights, Fifth Edition is a general reference text for engineers and for candidates preparing for engineering law exams, as well as for owners, consultants, project managers, and other participants engaged in engineering projects. It features concise, easy-to-understand explanations of many complex legal issues that impact engineers. Continuing the author's objective to demystify the laws of relevance to engineers, the book touches on a broad range of topics including contracts, professional negligence, international and Canadian dispute resolution alternatives, global issues, limitation periods, business law, employment law, and intellectual property issues. Selected case law examples demonstrate real-world applications of relevant legal principles.
Key updates in the Fifth Edition include:
- New case law from Canada's Supreme Court relating to honesty and good faith in contracting- New case law from Canada's Supreme Court that addresses the importance of freedom to contract and limiting potential liability by contract- An update on Ontario's new Construction Act- An important chapter on the civil law of Quebec


Donald L. Marston, P.Eng., J.D. is an experienced lawyer and registered professional engineer. An international arbitrator and mediator, his background includes teaching engineering law at the University of Toronto for more than twenty years. A Fellow of Engineers Canada, he is also a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers and the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers. He is also is the Canadian correspondent for the International Construction Law Review.