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As Hong Kong’s own world-class law firm, our lawyers have the skills to resolve the most intractable construction disputes without ruining relationships.
These days disputes and disagreements are almost inevitable in any sizeable construction project. A careful approach to risk management and sound legal documents will often minimise their impact. How efficiently your lawyer could help you deal with disputes will have a dramatic impact on the bottom line and ongoing business relationships.
Deacons consistently attracts praise from clients for its “excellent construction litigation expertise” (Legal 500 Asia Pacific) and our lawyers are highly ranked by the independently researched legal directories for their skill in handling construction disputes. Our strategy is always to help you avoid costly litigation, and with that in mind we employ our considerable experience of domestic and international arbitration in Hong Kong and the Mainland China. Mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution are also among the team’s strengths.
Where litigation or arbitration is inescapable, or clients require assistance in enforcing arbitral awards, our dispute lawyers aim to resolve matters swiftly. Our proven track record confirms our lawyers’ ability to handle complex cases and their success in everything from general contractual disputes to professional negligence claims. Our lead partners come from a variety of background including Quantity Surveyor, Arbitrator, Adjudicator, Accredited NEC Project Manager and Solicitor Advocate.