Justin Lo

Justin is a partner of Cocking & Co. He has over 14 years of experience advising on contentious and non-contentious matters in major infrastructure projects in Hong Kong, Asia Pacific, UAE and Latin America. He also advises on the full life cycle of a construction project, including contract negotiations and management of claims and disputes.


He studied law and obtained his legal qualification in Hong Kong in 2007. He became a Hong Kong solicitor in 2010 and had since engaged in construction law practice at international and prominent domestic firms in Hong Kong.

Justin regularly represented contractors, consultants and developers in complex construction disputes resolving by means of mediation, expert determination, arbitration and litigation for major infrastructure projects locally and internationally.

He also has experience in preparing contracts and advising on risk management strategies in relation to building, engineering and infrastructure projects such as residential and commercial developments, power stations and data centres.



  • Acted for a joint venture between a major international contractor and an international environmental services company in mediation and arbitration for the amount of HKD2.3 billion against the Hong Kong Government in relation to one of the world’s largest sludge treatment facilities.
  • Acted for a Hong Kong developer in its HKD200 million dollars Residential Development in Hong Kong and the relating court proceedings and expert determination.
  • Acted for a Hong Kong company in an arbitration concerning the shareholders dispute and management of a landmark infrastructure of Nanjing.
  • Acted for a Chinese EPC Contractor in its USD700 million ICC arbitration against an international employer and defending cross claim in relation to the construction of an energy plant in Central America.
  • Acted for a leading design consultancy in China in its arbitration concerning the design and construction of a major financial district project in India.


  • Advised an international data centre operator on the construction and development of its centre in Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate.
  • Advised a major PRC telecom operator giant on the construction of a global solution management centre.
  • Advised a leading international information technological company on land use rights, environmental regulations and construction issue regarding its proposed establishment of data centre in Hong Kong.
  • Advised an international charity organisation on the construction and development of its new headquarters in Hong Kong.
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