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Cocking & Co Recognized in list of ASIA’S FASTEST GROWING FIRMS BY Asian Legal Business 750 485 Cocking & Co

Cocking & Co Recognized in list of ASIA’S FASTEST GROWING FIRMS BY Asian Legal Business

ALB showcases firms with significant growth in fee-earners , expansion of new offices, additions of key partners / important clients, and revenue growth in year

Back To The Future: UK Supreme Court Clarifies Liquidated Damages Clauses In Triple Point 1536 1056 Cocking & Co

Back To The Future: UK Supreme Court Clarifies Liquidated Damages Clauses In Triple Point

Those revising their liquidated damages provisions in light of earlier Court of Appeal decision may take a pause as they will no longer be in “new territory” if the contract is terminated or abandoned.

The Wait is Over: Security of Payment Provisions in Public Works Contracts 2560 1706 Cocking & Co

The Wait is Over: Security of Payment Provisions in Public Works Contracts

We are advising clients on amending their subcontracts for SOPL and are happy to give your organisation a presentation on the practical implications of SOPL.

Announcing Our New Senior Associate Vivian Wong 2100 1500 Cocking & Co

Announcing Our New Senior Associate Vivian Wong

Vivian specializes in handling contentious matters with a focus on construction disputes, including various litigation, arbitration and mediation cases in Hong Kong and overseas.

Alert: Stakeholders Consultation – Implementation of the Spirit of Security of Payment Legislation (SOPL) in Public Work Contracts 2560 1897 Cocking & Co

Alert: Stakeholders Consultation – Implementation of the Spirit of Security of Payment Legislation (SOPL) in Public Work Contracts

According to the draft documents, Government will introduce SOP Provisions in all new public works contracts for tenders issued from July or August 2021.

Maeda v Bauer: The Long and Winding Road 1401 786 Cocking & Co

Maeda v Bauer: The Long and Winding Road

An unintended and far-reaching consequence of the Bauer case is to question the wisdom of agreeing to a right of appeal against an arbitrator’s decision.

Cocking & Co has been ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 621 703 Cocking & Co

Cocking & Co has been ranked in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

Legal 500 says: Cocking & Co punch well above their weight and bring an experienced yet fresh team to the market. Ian Cocking’s strategic vision is first-rate and he is someone you always want in your corner.

ADR Digest | Does an Expert Have a Fiduciary Duty of Loyalty to Their Client? 1401 562 Cocking & Co

ADR Digest | Does an Expert Have a Fiduciary Duty of Loyalty to Their Client?

Parties who wish to engage experts should also be cautious, especially when engaging an expert who belongs to a global firm with a large team of experts.

Sweeping Changes to Government Contracts: Part 2 The New DRAd System 1400 787 Cocking & Co

Sweeping Changes to Government Contracts: Part 2 The New DRAd System

Surprised to hear the DRAd system described as something new? The scale of the changes are apparent and here we set out the main provisions.

Sweeping Changes to Government Contracts: Part 1 The Background 1440 810 Cocking & Co

Sweeping Changes to Government Contracts: Part 1 The Background

Hong Kong Government’s SCC 59 deletes the time honoured dispute resolution process set out in GCC 86 and replaces it with the Dispute Resolution Advisor (DRAd) System.

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