In our previous article, we looked at the case of Maeda Corporation v. Bauer Hong Kong Ltd, where Bauer’s claim to appeal against an interim arbitral award was rejected by the Court of First Instance on the basis of Bauer having … Read More
Celebrating the success and hard work of our women on International Women’s Day 2021.
The Year of the Rat (2020) – a year we’ll all remember! Whilst the world grappled with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, local lockdowns, the almost complete shutdown of international travel and increasingly complex supply chain matters, at CDC we continued … Read More
Contract Dispute Consultants are pleased to announce that Simon Wilde has been promoted to Managing Consultant. Simon joined CDC in 2008 and was one of the company’s first three recruits (all still with the company). His experience has included providing contractual advice, and … Read More
Wishing all of our clients, partners and friends, in Hong Kong and around the world, prosperity and happiness and in the Year of the Ox!
Infrastructure featured quite heavily in the policy address by Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam in November 2020 with initiatives on the interlinked topics of land supply, housing and transport infrastructure. The headline features were the use of infrastructure of to drive … Read More
Best wishes for a safe and happy New Year to all our clients, colleagues and friends
Los Angeles’ Gerald Desmond Bridge opens California’s first long span cable stayed bridge opened to traffic on 5 October 2020. The new Gerald Desmond Bridge has a 305m main span crossing the entrance to the Port of Long Beach in … Read More
We are pleased to announce that Kimberly Lu has recently completed an internship with the company. Kim, CDC’s first intern, assisted on several matters both in the live project claims and post completion dispute fields. We wish her well as she continues … Read More
“It’ll be alright on the night” – used to say that a performance or an event will be successful or adequate even if the preparations for it have not gone particularly well. (This episode chosen as the opening clip is … Read More
Additional Stations added to new MTR Extensions will serve new residential developments We first covered the government’s updated Railway Development Strategy 2014 (RDS2014) in our 2017 article. Carrie Lam’s Policy Address in October 2019 identified the fast tracking of New Territories rail lines to service … Read More
Central Kowloon Route is latest part of Hong Kong’s strategy to tackle congestion Hong Kong leads the world when it comes to the proportion of its workers and residents who use public transport. Not only are 90% of daily commutes … Read More
In our previous article in April, we discussed the difficulties of recovering an extension of time and additional cost for COVID-19 related delays under the Hong Kong General Conditions, the MTR general conditions and Hong Kong Airport Authority conditions. As … Read More
With the coronavirus dominating world headlines and the focus of governments around the world, contractors will be reaching for their contracts to notify claims for delay, disruption and additional costs. However, many may find themselves out on a limb. In … Read More
Contract Dispute Consultants are moving office, from 2nd April 2020 our new address will be: Room 505, 5/F, 299QRC, 287-299 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong
Stonecutters Bridge, Hong Kong – 1,018m span cable stayed bridge Contractor Maeda – Hitachi – Yokogawa – Hsin Chong Joint Venture Project Value HK$2.76 billion / US$350 million At the time of the construction commencement, Stonecutters Bridge was the longest … Read More
Wishing all of our clients, partners and friends, in Hong Kong and around the world, happiness and prosperity in the forthcoming Year of the Rat!
Happy New Year to all our clients, colleagues and friends in the construction industry, in Hong Kong and around the world.
Ten years ago this month, after six years of construction, Stonecutters Bridge officially opened to traffic. The bridge, which crosses the Rambler Channel and the entrance to Hong Kong’s container ports, forms part of the Route 8 highway project from … Read More