Hanscomb Intercontinental


We represent a range of parties in the construction and engineering sector both in the United Kingdom and Internationally in Europe,Asia, Middle East, Africa and the Americas. We regularly act in disputes between employers and main contractors and also in disputes between main contractors and sub-contractors. We advise upon claims including:

  • Payment disputes, including final account and retention claims
  • Claims relating to defects in quality, workmanship or design
  • Loss and expense and extension of time claims
  • Product liability claims

We will advise upon the appropriate forum for dispute resolution, including:

  • Negotiation
  • Litigation
  • Arbitration
  • Adjudication
  • Dispute Board
  • Expert Determination
  • Mediation

Our team has considerable experience in litigation, and we regularly act in adjudication proceedings and cross border arbitration.

Achieving an early and cost effective resolution to a dispute is a priority and we advise on all forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Arbitral rules we regularly advise upon include SIAC, LCIA, DIFC, DIAC, VIAC, ICC, ICSID, ICDR, SCC, CIETAC, HKIAC, KLRCA and LMAA.

With our global dispute experience we can also help parties avoid disputes.