Eggleston is the author of a number of highly successfulguides to engineering contracts [ ] he writes with acertainty and facility that commends him to many practising lawyersand with an ease which makes him highly readable for otherconstruction professionals. Given its readability andperceptiveness, Eggleston can be thoroughly recommended to allconstruction professionals. Paul Newman,Construction Law
A very useful and helpful guide. FionaHammond, Legal Advisor, BAA plc
Brian Eggleston s books are always good. This oneis unique, as the only analysis on this contract that is bothdetailed and fair. The light it shines is startlinglyrevealing. Robert Fenwick Elliott, Fenwick Elliott,Solicitors
′Those who pride themselves on a comprehensive law library willbuy this book straightaway. Others would be well advised to buy itas soon as they are faced with the prospect of an NEC project.′ –Construction Industry Law Letter
′everyone involved in projects using the NEC should have a copy′Building Magazine
From the Back Cover
From its launch in 1991 the New Engineering Contract has rapidly overtaken traditional building and civil engineering contracts to become the UK s leading standard form for major construction projects. Additionally, under the generic title NEC3, there is now a family of New Engineering Contract standard forms.
This book provides a detailed commentary on the latest edition of the main form – NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract. It explains how the contract is intended to operate and examines each clause to consider its application and legal interpretation. It draws upon the author′s successful book on the second edition of the Engineering and Construction Contract, ECC2, and it identifies and comments on the changes between ECC2 and NEC3.
Particular attention is given to the revised compensation event procedures in NEC3, with five chapters of the book devoted to this subject. In–depth analysis is also given to:
- The role of the project manager
- The obligations of the parties
- The liabilities of the parties
- The revised dispute resolution procedures