Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Construction Department

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What the team is known for Established reputation in Hong Kong for both non-contentious construction and disputes relating to infrastructure, logistics, renewable energy, leisure and hospitality developments. Advises public agencies, developers, subcontractors and employers on large projects, with solid cross-border credentials. Additionally noted for its strong arbitration experience and capability assisting on energy and environmental projects. Regularly attracting mandates from institutional and public sector clients.

Strengths One client praises the lawyers' deft handling of advisory mandates, noting: "They are proactive, approachable and responsive. They have good construction contract knowledge and experience."

Notable practitioners

Seasoned practitioner Glenn Haley offers a wealth of experience in non-contentious and contentious work. He represents clients in contract-related disputes, as well as advising on project management including procurement and concession agreements. Sources highlight his enduring profile in the construction market, describing him as "one of the most well-known practitioners" and "long-standing construction hands in Hong Kong." Another source reveals: "He is one of the best I've come across in Hong Kong and certainly deserves his ranking."

Ilan Freiman 's practice focuses on the front-end stages of the project life development cycle, including tender and contract drafting and procurement mandates for public and private sector clients. He is described by one source as a "very good operator on front-end non-contentious matters."