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Building, Construction & Engineering

 

Introduction

Our Building, Construction & Engineering Practice Group advises clients on major deals and projects. Our services range from advisory and documentation to dispute resolution via litigation, arbitration, adjudication (in particular under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA)) and other alternative dispute resolution processes.

We are well-versed in all aspects of construction and engineering advisory and documentation work, including:

  • pre-bid agreements;
  • consortium or joint venture agreements;
  • tender documentation;
  • main contracts (both standard form, e.g. FIDIC Conditions of Contract, PAM Conditions of Contract, IEM Conditions of Contract and the PWD Form, and tailor-made agreements);
  • subcontracts;
  • consultancy services agreements;
  • project management agreements;
  • operation and maintenance agreements.

 

We have also represented clients in various dispute resolution processes involving disputes ranging from small claims to billion dollar actions.

Our Clients

Our portfolio of clients includes leading local and international contractors and developers, as well as government-linked companies.

In addition, we have represented clients in negotiations with the Government on concession agreements for major infrastructure projects based on the Public Private Partnership concept.

We have also represented clients in various dispute resolution processes involving disputes ranging from small claims to billion dollar actions. These include:

  • an arbitration of a billion dollar claim for construction of a pulp and paper mill with a Singapore seat under SIAC rules;
  • a USD280 million claim arising from a production sharing contract for oil and gas development in India;
  • a USD141 million claim arising from a storage agreement and deed of commitments in Malaysia;
  • a USD100 million claim on an EPC contract for an offshore oil and gas platform with an LCIA arbitration in London;
  • a USD56 million claim arising from a project development agreement in Laos;
  • an arbitration involving a multi-million dollar road construction claim in Delhi;
  • an adjudication of a RM63 million payment claim arising from the construction of a major bridge in Malaysia;
  • a dispute arising from the design and construction of major port and airport in Malaysia;
  • a claim involving fabrication of an export gas compressor with a Geneva seat under ICC rules;
  • a claim on an international production sharing contract with a Singapore seat under SIAC rules.

Several of the partners of the firm are also listed in the panel of arbitrators for various arbitral institutions. A few of our firm’s partners are also listed in the KLRCA panel of adjudicators.

Accolades

“Shook Lin & Bok provides clear and concise advise and a high  quality of work with minimal work backs, say one client. The firm is regularly involved in major deals and projects in Malaysia and is well versed in aspects of constructions and engineering work.” – Asialaw Profiles (2017)

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