Timothy has practised in Hong Kong for over 20 years, and has extensive experience in relation to advisory work in the construction industry and construction disputes. Tim has considered most of the issues which commonly arise in the industry. He has also considered many issues of contractual construction, problems arising from ground conditions and design issues. In the course of advising he has considered many standard forms and bespoke forms of contract. In resolving matters Tim has undertaken a considerable amount of arbitration and litigation, as well as other forms of dispute resolution such as mediation.
Rachael specialises in the preparation of construction and engineering contracts, and in the course of practice has advised in relation to different types of project – commercial buildings, hospitals, schools, roads and power stations.
As the construction industry evolves, an understanding of the latest construction law considerations can help manage and avoid risks on projects. Timothy Hill and Rachael Guan, who have both spoken in HKIS CPDs before, return to run through some key developments in construction law which have arisen from recent court cases over the last year.