Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong

Edited by Gary Soo

Hong Kong University Press

Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong

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Pub Date: November 2017

ISBN: 9789888390786

188 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $28.00£22.95

Pub Date: November 2017

ISBN: 9789888390779

188 Pages

Format: Hardcover

List Price: $60.00£49.95

Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong

Edited by Gary Soo

Hong Kong University Press

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Construction Contract Essentials in Hong Kong is written with construction professionals in mind. By incorporating information from eminent arbitrators and construction law experts, this book offers highly practical and discerning legal knowledge on common contractual issues that face construction professionals every day.

The book consists of eight chapters that range from the interpretation of construction contracts to contractual termination and alternative dispute resolution. Each chapter is divided into sections that cover specific issues, making it easy for readers to find a particular topic. Key case laws regulating the main areas of contractual disputes in the construction industry are discussed, with a view to providing crucial insights into the current norms and recent developments affecting the daily administration of construction contracts and the resolution of possible disputes.

About the Author

Gary Soo is a practicing barrister and chartered engineer. He has been practicing in areas of civil litigation involving commercial and construction disputes and arbitration for more than twenty years. From 2008 to 2010, he served as the secretary-general of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. He was also the president of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators from 2006 to 2008 and from 2010 to 2011.