The study of construction law includes such a vast array of issues that it has become a field all of its own. Construction law is the concern of everyone in the construction industry from the basic craft helper to the corporate CEO. Basically it deals with the aspects of construction finance, contracts, litigation, project management, labor relations and government regulations.

CONSTRUCTION FINANCE may involve issues of corporate finances, project financing, taxes, bonding, liens, securities, insurance and litigation.

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT deals with contracts, sub contracts, change orders, union relations, employee relations, record keeping and dispute resolutions.

REGULATORY ISSUES include environmental protection, licensing, permitting and occupational safety.

See the articles below for more information about legal issues in the construction industry.