Construction Law and Practice in Hong Kong, Third Edition


Construction Law and Practice in Hong Kong, Third Edition

Oct 2013

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Hong Kong has continued to see large-scale infrastructure projects, land development projects, and other large-scale construction projects, and as such there continues to be a demand for a relevant and useful publication about construction law. This title informs readers about all aspects of construction law and incorporates new developments in the law. It is useful to a wide range of readers, from academics to legal practitioners, to industry professionals, as it encapsulates topics that are both legally and practically relevant.

Includes updates to reflect changes in the law and construction industry since the last edition in 2012:
• Discussion of the HKIAC Domestic Arbitration Rules 2012 and its effects on construction law and construction disputes
• Contents on legal aspects on the use of NEC3 have been substantially expanded
• New cases and commentary have been added to topics such as construction of contracts, estoppels and waivers, construction litigation, construction arbitration and alternative dispute resolution

Divided into three general parts and each subdivided into chapters covering specific topics – allowing readers to follow and find a particular topic easily
• Construction Process and the Law
• Laws in the Context of Construction Contracts
• Resolution of Construction Disputes

Written by construction law professionals:
Teresa Cheng, Senior Counsel, Des Voeux Chambers
• Chartered Arbitrator, Accredited Mediator and Chartered Engineer
• A renowned barrister specialising in international construction, commercial and investment disputes in various jurisdictions

Gary Soo, Barrister-at-Law, Gary Soo’s Chambers
• Chartered Engineer
• Former Secretary-General of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
• President of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (2006/07 and 2007/08)
• Specialised in construction related disputes