Construction and Infrastructure partners David Nitek, Nicholas Downing, Michelle Li and Hew Kian Heong have authored chapters in latest The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Construction & Engineering Law 2020. David and Nick are also contributing editors of this edition.

As with previous editions, this guide provides insights into how different legal systems approach the questions that are commonly encountered on construction and engineering projects. It covers 21 jurisdictions in the form of a Q&A style chapter, with Shanghai and Beijing partners Michelle Li and Hew Kian Heong contributing the China chapter.

It also includes a chapter on ‘Force Majeure Clauses in Construction Contracts’ was authored by London partners, David Nitek and Nick Downing.

In their chapter, they examine the Force Majeure clauses contained in various standard form construction and infrastructure contracts, the practical considerations that parties should take into account when negotiating Force Majeure clauses, the practical considerations that arise when Force Majeure clauses are operated and what happens when there is no Force Majeure clause.

Click here to read the Expert Analysis chapter or download it as a PDF here.

The Chinese jurisdictional Q&A chapter can be found here or downloaded as a PDF here.

Accreditation: These articles were first published in the ICLG – Construction & Engineering Law. The whole publication is available at: https://iclg.com/practice-areas/construction-and-engineering-law-laws-and-regulations

 

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