International construction

Our leading international construction team specialises in the avoidance and resolution of international construction and engineering disputes, with particular expertise in the FIDIC forms of contract.

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The team is very skilled and has very strong skills in FIDIC and the background law of common law.

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We work all over the world advising the construction and engineering sector on procurement, drafting and negotiating contracts, dispute avoidance and dispute resolution. 

Our international construction team has acted in some of the largest engineering and construction projects in the world and has in-depth technical and legal knowledge across a range of sectors. 

We have particular expertise in:

  • Disputes arising out of FIDIC contracts.
  • International construction arbitration - including ICC, SIAC, LCIA and UNCITRAL.
  • International dispute boards, mainly DABs under FIDIC contracts.
  • Non-contentious drafting, particularly related to the energy sector.

We act for, and advise, employers (owners, including governments), consulting engineers and international contractors in relation to large international construction and engineering projects all over the world. We have cross border expertise and, where necessary, work with local local lawyers to provide our clients with the best possible service and legal advice. 

At Howard Kennedy, we support our clients by giving them pragmatic, commercial advice throughout the life of a construction project.  From procurement to drafting, bonds and guarantees, dispute avoidance and resolution, we are here to find you the best solution at any stage.

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Working with us, you'll have access to a full service legal offering. We offer advisory, transactional and dispute-related support to individuals, businesses and institutions on all their business and personal legal needs.

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What does FIDIC stand for? Who are FIDIC contracts for? Why use FIDIC contracts? All this and more answered on our dedicated FIDIC page.

Our international construction team is a leading specialist in the FIDIC forms of contract. So find out everything you need to know from the experts here.



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