The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of construction law across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting construction in a particular country and addresses topics such as requirements and obligations, permits and licence, procurement, financing and security, and disputes as well as insight and opinion on challenges and opportunities in their respective country.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Jason N. Smith of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

4th Edition | Published: May 2021

Hot Topic: Dispute Avoidance and Management: Practical Tips for Contractors and Owners

I. INTRODUCTION Good dispute management in a construction project is a process that should begin at its earliest stages to prevent disputes from arising in the first place, and once they do arise, to resolve them quickly and with minimal costs. However, dispute management is sometimes side-lined as a distraction. This neglect manifests itself during …


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