A leading projects and construction practice in mature and emerging markets across all infrastructure classes
With a reputation for delivering proactive and leading project and construction solutions, we apply our proven commercial skills to developments and provide global support to both the private and public sector.
With over 150 lawyers across six continents, we are a global force in the projects & construction market with an enviable and well established track record of partnering global expertise with local knowledge to secure project success.
With significant capabilities in both litigious and non-contentious work, we offer a rounded, client-centric perspective and where appointed as project counsel, our expertise spans project finance, PPP/PFI and construction documentation solutions. On the contentious side, our involvement enables risk to be mitigated and issues resolved before they develop into formal disputes.
Our project track record mirrors our multi-disciplinary practice and whether procuring project and construction services (as a government, developer, investor or funder) or supplying them (as a contractor, consultant or service provider), our solution driven approach ensures that clients have trusted project advisers across complex super projects to local single-party developments.
We work on multi-national projects that have spanned over 60 countries. Our approach has a truly global reach and we have a leading reputation in emerging markets and a strong footprint in the developed nations.
A diversified global practice, our dispute resolution team cover all aspects of projects and construction related disputes and helping clients resolve conflicts across both mature and emerging markets.
Our team provides a comprehensive suite of dispute related advice including dilapidation claims, service charge disputes, delay/disruption claims, defect and negligence claims and payment of performance bonds amongst others.
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, mediation, international arbitration (particularly ICC) and conciliation to adjudication and litigation.
Working in tandem with clients, we advise on complex international claims and everyday disputes across transport, social and energy & natural resources infrastructure as well as commercial developments and premises.
Our cross border approach allows us to work across significant local, national and international transactions, and giving us insight and experience that many of our competitors are unable to provide.