Construction Law International - December 2015



Construction Law International is the magazine of the IBA International Construction Projects Committee.

Launched in March 2006 and published quarterly, Construction Law International is a thought-provoking magazine with a balance of substantive and practical articles and news that anyone involved in the international construction industry will wish to receive.

In addition to feature articles, each issue includes latest updates from around the world, case updates and regular columns from experts across the globe. Construction Law International is sent to all members of the International Construction Projects Committee as part of their membership package. Back issues are available online.

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Joint adjudication of related disputes under NEC3
Dimitar Hristoforov Kondev asks whether the joint adjudication under NEC3 constitutes a self-contained system for adjudication of related disputes.


The second Persero case before the Singapore Court of Appeal
An excellent decision from Singapore demonstrates a complete understanding of how the disputes clause in the Red Book is intended to operate.


The developing law for bank guarantees in Australia – Sugar Australia v Lend Lease Services [2015] VSCA 98
A recent decision adds to the burgeoning body of case law regarding parties’ entitlements to draw down on securities.






From the Editors

From the Co-Chairs

Updates from around the World

United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Book review
Lukas Klee’s International Construction Contract Law should be on every reader’s bookshelf, says Bernd Ehle.

David Thomas QC
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