Our Practice Areas

Construction, Arbitration & Adjudication
Construction, Arbitration & Adjudication

The JLKC Construction department possesses a wealth of experience in dealing with matters pertaining to the construction industry. Established as a specialized department in 2016, the JLKC Construction department is able to offer unique and diverse solutions to help its clientele with practical, effective and, as far as possible, cost-efficient legal solutions to assist those involved in the construction industry, including but not limited to employers, main contractors, sub-contractors, consultants and professionals.

The JLKC Kuala Lumpur branch, in particular, has earned a sterling reputation for their mastery in handling a broad spectrum of construction disputes and being able to offer a plethora of legal options and solutions. From the straightforward to the intricate, our JLKC Construction department had handled many types of construction matters from housing and commercial developments, power plants, solar energy farms, highways and motorways, double track rails to recycling plants and waste water plants.

Among the services provided by our JLKC Construction department are:-

Advisory Services

Real time advisory services are offered to assist clients to deal with the day to day issues which arise in any construction matter. Our team is ready to help you navigate through construction contracts from its gestation stage, to its contract/project administration until completion and post-completion works. We offer our advisory services on a flexible cost-saving retainer basis or on a time-cost per hour basis to accommodate the needs of the client.

Adjudication Services

Our team has carried out many claims under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA) with a close to perfect success record. We are also equipped to advise and defend proceedings under CIPAA. Our partner, Yip Huen Weng, is also a certified Adjudicator registered under the auspices of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC).

Arbitration Services

The JLKC Construction department is also able to act in construction arbitration matters, which require a meticulous eye for detail and a familiarity with the construction industry and its processes. Having completed a number of arbitrations alone or with appointed counsel, JLKC is familiar with the arbitration processes under various kinds of construction contracts and the respective arbitration rules, such as Architects Association of Malaysia (PAM), Fèdèration Internationale des Ingènieurs- Conseils (FIDIC), Public Works Department (JKR), Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), AIAC and Royal Institution of British Architects (RIBA).