HFW

Construction (International Firms) Department

China
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What the team is known for Strong Hong Kong arbitration team with significant experience advising government entities, public authorities, contractors, consultants and insurers on construction disputes. Has a wealth of experience acting on mandates in the domestic housing sector. Notable additional capabilities in contract procurement for civil engineering and renewables projects.

Strengths One source appreciates the lawyers' client-oriented and dedicated approach, adding: "They have a good ability to catch details and are very responsive and flexible."

Notable practitioners

Practice head Martin Downey is a well-regarded practitioner who is sought by public bodies and government entities for his contentious expertise in construction matters. "He's got great experience and thinks strategically and commercially, which is what you need in big cases," enthuses an interviewee.