CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURAL LAW PRACTICE
The upsurge in the awareness for infrastructural development in the country has revealed a consensus between and amongst the government,
The upsurge in the awareness for infrastructural development in the country has revealed a consensus between and amongst the government, the private sector and donor agencies for a public private partnership ( PPP ) arrangement in the development of national infrastructure.
The firm provides cutting-edge legal support in the complex PPP arrangement for project owners, contractors and sub-contractors, consultants, donor agencies and other financiers; and specialized services in standard form contracts; such as Standard From for Building Contracts in Nigeria ( SFBCN); FIDIC (Federation Internationale des Ingenieurs-Conseils) contract forms, (FIDIC Red Book, FIDIC Yellow Book and FIDIC Silver Book).
Others include, the World Bank contract form and ADB contract form; the JCT ( Joint Contract Tribunal); the ICE (Institution of Civil Engineers), and their modifications used by the Bureau of Public Procurement(BPP) in Nigeria; the GC ( South Africa) contract forms; and the various bespoke construction contracts prevalent in the oil and gas and maritime industry.
Jasmine Advocates has significant competence and exposure in preparing, negotiating and advising on construction, building and civil engineering works contracts, plant and design-build contracts for the provision of electrical or mechanical plant, EPC/Turnkey projects, Build-Operate and Transfer (BOT) projects, fixed and lump-sum construction contracts; and agreements used by private estate developers ( including joint-venture contracts) and individual home owners. We also render legal services to private developers and estate managers.
Our team of seasoned international construction lawyers have inter-disciplinary and multi-tasking competences in civil and common law jurisdictions,(some hold dual law practice licences); construction management and economics, quantity surveying, building, town and regional planning, estate management, construction and engineering arbitration; dispute adjudication board (DAB) or dispute board (DB), mortgage, project finance and project re-financing, taxation and regulatory compliance matters.
We are conversant with advising on tender/bids preparations, competitions, construction contract negotiation and re-negotiation; including advising on variants or adaptations of standard forms; contract management and implementation; administration of site meetings; through our dispute avoidance services; and legal advice on construction claims preparation, defence and opposition of construction claims.