Douglas Wood, BA, LLB, LLM, Solicitor, is senior lecturer in the Staffordshire Law School at Staffordshire University. After working in legal practice and the commercial property sector he became a full time lecturer in 1975. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and regularly gives lectures at continental universities on planning and housing law. Paul Chynoweth, BSc, LLB, Solicitor, is senior lecturer in law in the School of the Built Environment, University of Salford. He is a solicitor, accredited commercial mediator and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and also holds a first class honours degree in building surveying. He is the author of The Party Wall Casebook and the editor of the International Journal of Law in the Built Environment. Julie Adshead, LLB, LLM is senior lecturer in the Salford Law School at the University of Salford. She currently leads CIB Task Group TG69 on Green Buildings and the Law and is a convenor of the UK Environmental Law Association, Water Working Party. She is also the joint programme leader for the Construction Law and Practice master's programme at Salford. Jim Mason, LLB, Solicitor, is senior lecturer in the Department of Construction and Property at the University of the West of England. He is a solicitor and an accredited commercial mediator. He is programme leader for the Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management programme and has recently established a Masters programme in Law for Construction Professionals in conjunction with Pinsent Masons solicitors.