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Trying Times for Party Appointed Experts 1400 788 Cocking & Co

Trying Times for Party Appointed Experts

Hong Kong has seen the rise and rise of the single joint expert (SJE) for virtually all construction cases in recent times.  Are they always appropriate?

Safety – A Step in the Right Direction? 1400 788 Cocking & Co

Safety – A Step in the Right Direction?

Ultimately, the construction industry is a people business. Successfully tackling safety issues in the industry will require changes in behaviour.

Adjudication News Flash: SOP Bill Progress 1401 788 Cocking & Co

Adjudication News Flash: SOP Bill Progress

Highlights of the announcement Government is finalising the legislative proposal of the SOP Bill and various queries raised by members of the Panel addressed.

Announcing Our New Consultant Justin Lo 1000 715 Cocking & Co

Announcing Our New Consultant Justin Lo

Justin has over 13 years of experience advising on construction projects in Hong Kong, Asia Pacific, UAE and Latin America.

WWL Global Elite Thought Leaders Hong Kong 2023 | Dennis Wong 2083 1066 Cocking & Co

WWL Global Elite Thought Leaders Hong Kong 2023 | Dennis Wong

Dennis Wong has been ranked as a Global Elite Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal for Construction – Under 45 2023.

The Differences Between Contractual Adjudication and Statutory Adjudication, and The Need For Legislation 2560 1687 Cocking & Co

The Differences Between Contractual Adjudication and Statutory Adjudication, and The Need For Legislation

Ian Cocking’s new article is published on December 2022 Edition of thePulse, FTI Consulting’s APAC Construction Solutions Newsletter.

West Kowloon v AIG Insurance: Validity of Bond Call Overturned 2560 1483 Cocking & Co

West Kowloon v AIG Insurance: Validity of Bond Call Overturned

The Court will read and construe the terms of the demand to call a performance bond objectively based on its plain wording and would not lightly find that the drafter intended to add or use redundant and surplus words.

WWL Thought Leaders Hong Kong 2022 | Ian Cocking 400 498 Cocking & Co

WWL Thought Leaders Hong Kong 2022 | Ian Cocking

Ian Cocking receives a plethora of endorsements from peers, who herald him as “a leading construction practitioner in Hong Kong who brings a gravitas few can match”.

NEWS FLASH: Occupational Safety and Occupational Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022 Gazetted 2560 1660 Cocking & Co

NEWS FLASH: Occupational Safety and Occupational Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022 Gazetted

The Hong Kong Government published the Occupational Safety and Occupational Health Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022 (“Bill”) in the Gazette on 13 May 2022.

Fast Dispute Resolution Methods “Adjudication” 2121 1414 Cocking & Co

Fast Dispute Resolution Methods “Adjudication”

Ian Cocking’s article for CIArb (East Asia Branch)’s newsletter Fast Dispute Resolution Methods: Adjudication and the new Security of Payment provisions

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