Our deep knowledge of the markets in Hong Kong and the Asia region is important to our clients. We have a strong track record of offering valuable legal services.
We provide legal services across the entire construction project life cycle from environmental impact assessment, procurement through to contract drafting, tendering, contract administration, completion, industrial summons, and dispute resolution.
On the drafting side, we work with all forms of procurement methods, standard form building contracts, and regularly draft and advise on bespoke agreements in accordance with our client’s needs. We also advise on joint venture agreement, private public partnership project, contractor all risks insurance, warranty, bond and other construction related documents.
On the dispute side, we assist our clients to resolve construction related disputes using different forms of dispute resolution mechanisms including amicable settlement negotiation, mediation, arbitration, adjudication and litigation. We also advise our clients on how to avoid or minimize dispute and try to resolve the matter before it becomes a dispute. Common construction disputes involve:
- Delay, disruption, and acceleration
- Defective work / design
- Final account payment
- Unforeseeable ground conditions
- Professional liability
Construction disputes resolution is a particular strength of our team. We understand that our clients would want to avoid disputes in so far as possible. Therefore we use our expertise to quickly assess and manage the issue at an early stage. Our objective is to provide early legal advice to avoid or postpone the dispute if possible. If dispute procedure is unavoidable, we will use the most cost effective method to resolve the dispute for our clients. We also advise on health and safety industrial summons.