International disputes


CCC regularly undertake work with an international element:

  • UK clients carrying out construction works worldwide;
  • Non-UK clients carrying out construction works in the UK;
  • Non-UK clients carrying out construction works worldwide but whose litigation or arbitration procedures are to be carried out in the UK; and
  • Non-UK clients carrying out construction works worldwide but whose arbitration procedures are to be carried out in the International Commercial Arbitration Court.

Examples of work recently undertaken by CCC with an international element are given below (confidentiality prevents the publication of further details):

  • CCC represented a UK-based main contractor in adjudication proceedings against a Swiss-based employer concerning temporary works built in Scotland;
  • CCC represented a UK-based company specialising in the design and build of attractions on a multimillion dollar project in Africa;
  • CCC advised a French-based company on a power station construction in Finland;
  • CCC assisted a UK-based sub-contractor with High Court litigation in London against a German-based main contractor;
  • CCC advised a German-based company on a glass roof construction dispute in London;
  • CCC provided assistance to a German-based sub-contractor during the term of a construction project for an Egypt-based employer;
  • CCC are retained as UK commercial and litigation advisors for a French-based main contractor;
  • CCC advised a Canadian-based company in relation to various disputes on a project in Israel; and
  • CCC are retained as UK advisors for the UK-based subsidiaries of many non-UK-based companies (including subsidiaries of French, South African, Canadian, and German companies).