ICE Conditions of Contract: The Seventh Edition, 2nd Edition
August 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
The Seventh Edition of the ICE Conditions, published in 1999, introduced a number of changes, including:
? incorporating some of the concepts of the Latham Report
? amending certain provisions of the Sixth Edition which had
? rectifying conspicuous omissions from the text of earlier
editions of the contract
? correcting small errors and faults from the previous
? modernising certain provisions and terms
Brian Eggleston, whose previous book on the ICE Conditions was described as 'likely to become the authoritative reference source for the Sixth Edition', examines the contract clause by clause from a practical and legal viewpoint. There is extensive coverage of case law.
Written by an experienced civil engineer and recognized authority on construction contracts, this book is an essential guide.
Brain Eggleston CEng, FICE, FIStructE, FCIArb, is a
chartered arbitrator with extensive UK and international
experience. He also acts as an adjudicator and mediator and as an
adviser to contractors and employers on contractual matters. He is
well known as a seminar speaker on contract law and standard
In a career spanning over 40 years he has worked on all sides of the construction industry, firstly as a bridge designer, then as a resident engineer and contracts administrator, and subsequently as a director of various building and civil engineering contracting companies. He is author of five other books for Blackwell Science, including the best selling Liquidated Damages and Extensions of Time, now in its Second Edition.
* Deals with every clause of the contract
* 'Brian Eggleston has produced a cornucopia of material which will be invaluable to anyone researching a point under the ICE Conditions' - Professor John Uff QC
* Author highly regarded as a contracts consultant and author of several leading books on the subject.
* The second edition of the title first published as The ICE Conditions Sixth Edition
"He has displayed a very sound understanding of all legal
principles....the explanation is easily digestible...this is a
readable book of a very high standard and the practical and legal
knowledge contained are a must for all those involved in the ICE
Conditions" -- Arbitration
'Brian Eggleston once again hits the mark with this latest analysis of the ICE Standard Form. His easy read is a must for every member of the construction team.' -- Tony Bingham