Manila, 15 June 2021 - Quisumbing Torres recently contributed the Philippine chapter for Chambers and Partners' 2021 Global Practice Guide for Construction Law. The guide, which features 18 jurisdictions, provides an overview of the latest legal information on a wide range of topics relating to the construction sector, including the following:

  • the principal laws that govern the construction market in the Philippines
  • the impact of COVID-19
  • employers, contractors, subcontractors, and financiers
  • permits
  • contract prices
  • liability
  • risk, insurance, and securities
  • contract administration and claims
  • remedies and damages
  • dispute resolution

"As the construction industry is a major component of economic recovery because of its broad multiplier effects, understanding its legal framework is key to a robust, dynamic and adaptable market," expressed Dispute Resolution Partner Michael Macapagal, member of the firm's Construction Focus Group. The guide is co-authored by Julius Cervantes (Partner, Corporate & Commercial/M&A), Ramon Bacani (Senior Associate, Corporate & Commercial/M&A) and Jared Amoroso (Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution).

Construction and Real Estate

With almost six decades of experience advising clients on major construction projects, we work on the financing, contract law, employment, planning, zoning, insolvency and insurance aspects of these projects. Our real estate lawyers work across borders and practice areas to advise owners and contractors on everything from design and feasibility to project structure and dispute resolution. The projects we work on include commercial offices, shopping centers, industrial plants, hotels, and greenfield construction.