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1st Edition

A Practical Guide to Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contracts

ISBN 9780367344962
Published March 2, 2020 by Informa Law from Routledge
176 Pages

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Book Description

This book is a step-by-step practical guide on how to achieve successful projects in EPC/turnkey contracting and construction.

Mapping out the shape of a project, the book spells out where things often go wrong, where and why disputes arise, and how to avoid conflicts.

It is a key reference point for all involved in the contract, making it attractive to legal practitioners, construction industry professionals, and government officials involved with these projects.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1. Main Causes of Disputes in Construction Projects

Chapter 2. The Conception of an Idea for a Project

Chapter 3. The Employer’s Requirements, the Conceptual Design and the Contract Conditions

Chapter 4. The Tendering for and Negotiation of a Contract

Chapter 5. Basic Design and Engineering

Chapter 6. The Procurement of Services and Materials

Chapter 7. Construction

Chapter 8. Delays

Chapter 9. Testing the Works

Chapter 10. The Taking-Over by the Owner

Chapter 11. The Defects Liability Period

Chapter 12. Contract Management

Chapter 13. Working in a Consortium or a Joint Venture on a Project and the Difference Between the Two

Chapter 14. The Power Structures of a Joint Venture and a Consortium and the Decision-Making Process


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Eric Eggink spent 28 years as a lawyer in the construction business working on various projects of considerable size, including Chek Lap Kok Airport, Hong Kong. He worked on the High Speed Rail Link between Amsterdam and Brussels and has experience as an arbitrator and as a dispute board member, whilst running his own consultancy business.