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CRC Press
27 September 2019
From the standpoint of practising engineers, architects and contractors, the law of contract is the most important one and, from preparation of technical documents to its execution and in the determination of disputes, the engineer or architect must have relevant knowledge. This book acts as a practical guide to building and engineering contracts. All points are explained with illustrations gathered from decided court cases. This book covers the substantive law of contract applicable to building and engineering contracts with updated noteworthy judgments. FIDIC conditions are mentioned at appropriate places with a global focus.

Key Features:

Guide for a full and thorough understanding of the contractual undertakings of the civil engineering industry, primarily in India Discusses specific conditions which are fertile sources of disputes, referring to and commenting upon the FIDIC conditions Covers internationally adopted standard form conditions of contract with analysis, discussions and interpretations, with decided court cases from India and abroad Focuses on technical civil engineering aspects Addresses cases from countries including UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and India
By:   B.S. Patil (Professional Consultant Pune India), S.P. Woolhouse (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK)
Imprint:   CRC Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   7th New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm, 
Weight:   1.433kg
ISBN:   9780367133368
ISBN 10:   0367133369
Pages:   646
Publication Date:   27 September 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Mr. B.S. Patil, born in 1939, had a brilliant academic career. He passed his Bachelor of Civil Engineering examination in first division with distinction and ranked first in order of merit. He also passed Bachelor of Laws examination in the first division and ranked first in order of merit. In the beginning of his career he worked as a civil engineer for nearly 20 years and thereafter he has been practicing law, exclusively in engineering field for the last 40 years. In the seventh edition of this title, he gives the benefit of his in-depth study of the subject and rich experience as a consultant, conciliator, arbitrator and advocate. Author of Civil Engineering Contracts and Estimates, the Law of Arbitration and Conciliation, he has also contributed several papers and articles to engineering journals. He was a Member of Faculty of Engineering, Marathwada University, Aurangabad, and at College of Engineering, Pune (India). Dr. Sarita Patil Woolhouse after passing B.S.L.and LL.B. examinations in the first division, from University of Poona with the first rank, she did her M. Phil. from the University of Cambridge, UK. The second edition of B.S.Patil's Law of Arbitration written by her was an instant success. After several years' practice in India she moved to London . With the experience of participating in international arbitrations and cross-border commercial litigation in Europe in various sectors including construction, energy, telecoms and Bar. After several years' practice in . With the experience of participating in international arbitrations and cross-border commercial litigation in Europe various sectors including construction, energy, telecoms and so on, she earned a doctorate in global governance with a focus on international investment law. Presently, she is a Senior Lecturer in Law and is based in Cambridge, UK.

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