Greater China Region China Construction (International Firms)
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Up and Coming
1King & Wood MallesonsConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 1 |King & Wood Mallesons' heavyweight construction group handles high-value contentious and non-contentious matters for an enviable roster of blue-chip clients, government agencies and SOEs. It is a well-established domestic and international practice with considerable cross-border experience and PRC law capabilities. The team is particularly experienced advising on matters relating to the energy and infrastructure sectors, as well as the Greater Bay Area and One Belt One Road initiatives. It is capable of handling mandates involving various jurisdictions across the Asia-Pacific region, and is increasingly active advising on data centre construction projects and disputes. The firm counts Melco Resorts & Entertainment and State Grid China Electric Electricity Equipment and Technology among its key clients. 1Mayer BrownConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 1 |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. It maintains a strong bench acting on major mandates including infrastructure, hospitality and leisure, residential and cultural projects construction. The firm is able to leverage its impressive arbitration capabilities and is also experienced with town planning cases. The team assists with independent inquiries, investigating issues with structures and project management for diverse developments, and also offers advice on procurement matters.
- Bryan Cave Leighton PaisnerConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 1
- Pinsent MasonsConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 1
2DeaconsConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 2 |Deacons houses an established construction team which is regularly instructed by major developers and contractors on local and international disputes, with proven strength on arbitration cases. It has notable experience advising on large infrastructure projects for blue-chip clients, with solid capabilities in Hong Kong and Mainland China. The team is also well versed in mandates connected with residential, leisure and hospitality sector construction. It is experienced in handling disputes involving alleged breaches by subcontractors. 2Hogan Lovells International LLPConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 2 |Hogan Lovells houses a full-service construction and engineering practice that handles a wide range of matters for public and private entities. It maintains a strong on-the-ground presence in both Hong Kong and Mainland China with significant dispute resolution experience. The team is adept at handling litigation, arbitration and mediation cases. It remains a popular choice for contractors and subcontractors and developers on both transactional and contentious mandates. The law firm can comprehensively advise clients on procurement, document drafting and project delivery. It offers additional expertise advising on joint venture arrangements.
3DLA Piper LLPConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 3 |DLA Piper LLP possesses a proficient Hong Kong disputes practice. It regularly assists developers, suppliers and consultants with significant matters. The team provides skilful advice on construction contracts across the entirety of a project's lifespan, from contract drafting and procurement to execution, as well as dispute resolution. It has notable experience across the infrastructure and hospitality sectors. The firm is well placed to represent clients in contentious matters involving complex environmental or health and safety issues.
- HFWConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 3
- MinterEllison LLPConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 3
- Norton Rose FulbrightConstruction (International Firms)2023 | Band 3