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The thriving construction and engineering team at Mayer Brown LLP handles disputes, regulatory and non-contentious advisory work, acting for public bodies, contractors and developers, including Swire Properties and Chevalier (Macau). Strong bench acting on major mandates including infrastructure, hospitality and leisure, residential and cultural projects construction. Able to leverage impressive arbitration capabilities and also experienced with town planning cases. Assists with independent inquiries, investigating issues with structures and project management for diverse developments. Also offers advice on procurement matters.
"Mayer Brown's opinions are very professional and practical," hails a client.
An impressed client says the team is "practical and understands the construction regime in the Mainland."
Advised Hong Kong Jockey Club on the entire construction cycle of the development of Conghua Training Centre in Guangdong.
Menachem Hasofer has a broad contentious construction practice, handling judicial review matters, construction arbitrations and bid challenges. He is based out of Mayer Brown's Hong Kong office, and also handles administrative law mandates. One impressed client regards him as a "smart and assertive lawyer with a very clear legal mind who can digest complicated information and convert into legal language."
Geoffrey Chan's practice spans both contentious and non-contentious work in the construction sphere. Leading Mayer Brown's construction and engineering department, he is particularly prominent handling construction projects and public inquiries.
Tom Fu is active advising on numerous cross-border construction projects, "Tom Fu is very experienced in construction disputes and construction contracts in the PRC," notes a client. He splits his time between Mayer Brown's Hong Kong and Beijing offices.
Lew Mei Ling is regarded an up-and-coming lawyer in the construction sphere. She advises Hong Kong-based public and private bodies on construction projects and disputes. Clients are "deeply impressed by her dedication and the thoroughness of her approach."