Drew & Napier LLC

Construction Department

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What the team is known for Represents a range of contractors, subcontractors and developers in construction disputes, including international arbitration. Draws on the firm's wider disputes strength to handle big-ticket construction cases. Regularly engaged in matters across Asia-Pacific, as well as the Middle East. Also active on disputes in Singapore, such as adjudication proceedings, with expertise in the Security of Payments Act.

Strengths A client remarks: "We are very happy with their performance. Their legal strategy is sound and they deliver on tight timelines. They are particularly good at analysing various available legal options and communicating those to us so that we can take considered decisions."

Another interviewee says that the team "made themselves available and were always on point, with a very good understanding of the whole process."

Work highlights Represented property developer Noomadi Resorts & Residences in a dispute with the government of Maldives, relating to Noomadi's participation in a social housing scheme.

Notable practitioners

Christopher Chong
is regarded by market commentators as "a very sound construction lawyer." Another interviewee admires his "knowledge and practical experience," adding that "he is excellent and has a very bright mind." He handles a full range of litigation, adjudication and arbitration.