The increasing complexity and technological challenges involved with construction projects demand a dynamic approach. Whatever your level of participation in a project, our experienced construction lawyers can help you from initial feasibility studies, through funding decisions, procurement and construction. If required, we can advise and represent you in relation to claims, disputes and arbitration and litigation
Our team has many years’ experience working with closely with designers, engineers and project teams, We have a good understanding of current project administration, contract and risk management procedures, together with the financing arrangements for domestic and international construction projects. We also regularly advise in relation to operational and facilities management contracts.
We act for a vast array of construction industry participants, at all levels of the supply chain, including owners, developers, lenders, contractors, government entities and equipment suppliers. Whether you seek advice on the most advantageous procurement method, or in drafting and negotiating the construction documentation, we stand ready to listen to your needs and respond accordingly.
We also advise all types of construction disputes, protecting your interests in connection with a full range of construction issues in all forums, including courts of competent jurisdiction, arbitration, adjudication, mediation and other dispute resolution proceedings.
1) Experience Handling Claims
Through our focus on construction law, we have developed a highly effective skill set that our clients rely upon and have benefited from. With long standing combined experience, which includes having handled multi-million-dollar claims for our clients, we can help ensure that your construction transaction proceeds smoothly
2) Engineering Procurement & Construction Contracts
EPC contracts, and their related EPIC and EPCC forms, are very often highly complex in the context of technically challenging projects. We have the experience needed to identify and address the legal issues and risks arising in such contracts. Our EPC experience includes;
- Detailed negotiation and drafting of bespoke and standard form EPC contracts (FIDIC, JCT, ICE, NEC) in the procurement of major projects,
- Commercial and legal management of the issues and risks arising from performance of the EPC contract,
- All forms of ADR and formal dispute resolution proceedings, with particular expertise in international arbitration, and the complex matters which typically arise in the context of an EPC based Project.
We believe that every dispute is unique. We work with our clients to develop appropriate dispute resolution plans that reflect our clients’ long and short-term aims. We actively promote alternative dispute resolution and with many years of commercial negotiation and mediation experience, we aim to achieve successful and prompt results as an alternative to formal litigation processes.