Building, Engineering & Construction

Building, Engineering & Construction

The Building, Engineering and Construction Division deals with all contractual, commercial and dispute resolution matters relating to building, engineering and construction projects and  industries including:

  • Drafting, negotiating, settling, reviewing and compiling of construction and engineering contracts
  • Selection of professional construction teams including agreements for the appointment of engineers, architects, quantity surveyors, project managers and other building professionals
  • Dealing with, compiling, amending and advising on standard form contracts such as FIDIC, JBCC, GCC and NEC
  • Drafting, compiling, dealing with and advising on public and private procurement processes and documentation, including all bid invitation and submission documents, bid evaluation and scoring, and contract awards
  • Preparation of documentation and submission for expressions of interest, requests for qualifications, requests for bids, tender invitations and requests for quotations
  • Drafting and advising on ancillary documentation including payment and performance guarantees, securities, payment certificates and milestone certificates
  • Advising on all aspects of national and international projects including tax, incentives, financing, import, export, exchange control, insurance, EIAs, permitting approvals and licensing
  • Dealing with, managing and advising on claims including drafting of notices and responses as well as communications from principal agents and engineers including instructions, rulings and awards
  • Advising on and handling informal dispute resolution processes, expert determinations, adjudication, mediation, arbitration and court litigation
  • Advising on and dealing with local and international dispute resolution bodies including the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Associaion of Arbitrators of Southern Africa (AASA), Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA) and others
 

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