Brexit | Projects & Construction
Mind the gap - Brexit and construction disputes
Our construction disputes team advises on a diverse range of construction disputes, including delay/disruption claims, defects and negligence claims, valuation and payment claims, dilapidation claims, projects disputes (including PPP/PFI), and disputes concerning performance bonds and other guarantees. We help clients to avoid and resolve disputes globally across both mature and emerging markets.
We pride ourselves on our ability to devise appropriate and proportionate response strategies, helping our clients navigate the range of dispute options – from early settlement of claims and mediation, to adjudication and all forms of international arbitration and litigation.
Our projects and construction lawyers advise on complex domestic and international claims as well as everyday disputes across the transport, social infrastructure and energy & natural resources sectors, and those relating to commercial developments and premises. Our cross border approach gives us insight and experience that sets us apart from our competitors.
Conducting an ICC arbitration in Cairo on behalf of a contractor in respect of a construction project in Alexandria
Advising on multiple arbitration claims relating to the construction of a regional road in East Africa
Handling a large-scale arbitration concerning an East African harbour project on behalf of the port authority
Advising on a USD 4 million ICC arbitration concerning dredging and port construction works in the Dominican Republic
Securing a jury verdict and settlements of USD 4 million, plus attorney's fees and costs, for a multinational construction company against project engineers due to damages from delays and interference in the installation of 26 miles of sewer pipe.
USD 7.5 million settlement for contractor in breach of contract litigation against the City of Cape Coral arising from water and sewer drainage project
Dispute Resolution Board representation of contractors on several municipal infrastructure projects, including a claim against the Florida Department of Transportation, with a value of over USD 9.5 million
Settlement in construction bid award dispute for an international construction company arising from the unilateral rejection of bids by an expressway authority after the project had been prematurely awarded
Counsel for international contractor on USD 1 billion dollar contract to develop hydroelectric generation facility involving claims of delay, cost overruns, defective design, bidding irregularities and misrepresentations
Defense of clients involving a wide range of allegations, including delay claims, improper roadway, bridge and retaining wall design resulting in structural failures, soil compaction negligence, defective roofing, flashing, window and stucco design and installation, mold, rust and corrosion...
Settlement in arbitration proceeding for international contractor arising from breach of contract claims arising out of the termination of a subcontractor
Acting for a major subcontractor in a Supreme Court of Victoria proceeding involving AED 330 million in claims arising from the employer’s termination of the main contractor to the Minerva coal mine project
Advising National infrastructure operators and maintenance companies on claims and disputes arising from road and rail infrastructure in Victoria
Advising contractors and operators on disputes arising from the construction of a gas pipeline in New South Wales and Western Australia
Acting for the government of HKSAR in a High Court action against a developer in relation to a proposed residential and commercial development on top of the new piers at Central. The matter involved complicated issues such as land premium calculation, defective piling works and the duty to...
Representing the Indonesian subsidiary of one of the largest Indian contractors in a SIAC arbitration involving the construction of an offshore pipeline.
Acting for various contractors against their ready mixed concrete suppliers in both the Singapore courts and in arbitrations for claims of frustration and force majeure arising out of Indonesia’s ban on the export of sand to Singapore (the size of the claims ranged from SGD 1.6 to SGD 8...
Acting as facilitator in relation to the mediation on a major road project in Singapore resulting in a settlement between French contractors and the Government
Advising a joint venture contractor on a QR 110 million claim and ICC arbitration arising out of a road project in Qatar
Successfully representing a Korean contractor in ICC proceedings against a consortium of Japanese contractors in relation to its claims for additional monies arising out of the design, construction and subsequent wrongful termination of a cement plant in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Acting for the government department in relation to a US$3 billion + dispute over the design and construction of the Dubai Metro
Advising contractors for the Burj Khalifa (the world’s tallest building) on disputes arising from design and installation of curtain wall and cladding
Acting for an international contractor in relation to an ADCCAC arbitration against an Abu Dhabi government owned developer in respect of a road project
Representing an airport owner in a AED 3 billion DIAC arbitration brought by the contractor JV arising from the construction of a new concourse and terminal building in Dubai
Acting for a subcontractor based in Yemen on a USD 35 million ICC arbitration concerning payment and extensions of time in relation to a construction project
Advising an Austrian contractor on an ICC arbitration concerning a price adjustment claim relating to a road rehabilitation project
Assisting in relation to issues arising out of contracts for the design and supply of facilities for the processing and storage of spent nuclear fuel in Lithuania and Ukraine.
Advising a contractor on numerous disputes with an employer responsible for the refurbishment of an aging UK nuclear power facility and the installation of a new boiler plant. We were successful in achieving a settlement for our client on all contract and subcontract disputes, involving amicable...
Advising a construction management company on interpreting NEC contracts, claims for unpaid costs and related disputes with sub-contractors arising during the design and construction of a site
Advising a hard facilities contractor on a UK hospital PFI project in relation to claims by the Trust that service and quality failures in the management service provision entitle the Trust to remove our client, the service provider, from the project
Advising a contractor on numerous disputes with an employer responsible for refurbishing an aging UK nuclear power facility - specifically disputes arising from a NEC3 target cost contract, resulting in actual costs spiralling well beyond the target and major programme slippage
Advising parties forming part of the contractor consortium in disputes regarding extensions of time in relation to landslide works at a major airport