Our head of Engineering & Construction, John Chung, is a qualified architect and lawyer as well as a seasoned arbitrator. He has a comprehensive understanding of the engineering and construction industry and the technical issues which are essential to carrying on effective legal work in this practice area. The group provides assistance in transactional and contractual matters, namely the review and drafting of contracts and agreements, and also acts in litigation and arbitration proceedings. They represent many Japanese, Korean and Chinese construction companies in areas of actual and potential disputes. Transactions typical of the group include: 

  • Advising on various standard and non-standard forms of construction contracts including the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) Conditions of Contract and Subcontract, Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract (PSSCOC), FIDIC and ICE forms of contract;
  • Advising on tender conditions, supply and installation agreements, joint venture agreements and build operate and transfer arrangements;
  • Preparing and drafting various engineering & procurement contracts (EPC) pertaining to buildings, power plants, desalination plants, civil & engineering work; and
  • Advising and drafting various forms of design & build contracts; and preparing and drafting professional terms of appointment of architects, engineers and other consultants. 

Our Engineering and Construction litigation practice encompasses assisting clients in preparation of claims, and representing and advising clients in various forms of dispute resolution, including court proceedings, arbitration, mediation and adjudication.

For further information about our Engineering and Construction practice, please contact John Chung.


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