Legal500 - 2022's commentaries on our Construction Law practice: ‘Kesikli’s real estate and construction practice have a very high level of sector knowledge, prompt and appropriate response times, very valuable advice, and a well-educated team of lawyers.’
The strength of our reputation is based on our extensive experience in various EPC Projects in different parts of the world. Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contracts are the most common form of contracts used by the private sector on large-scale and complex construction and infrastructure projects. The legal requirements of the applicable law of the contract, and the country in which the project will take place, as well as the places from which any part of the project will be imported or procured, may play a crucial role in deciding on the structure and proper allocation of risk in an EPC Contract. This requires a well-drafted EPC Contract —from both the perspective of the contractor and the owner—according to applicable laws. Whether a project is large or small, even minor mistakes must be avoided as they may cause a domino effect that leads to catastrophic losses for the contractors, suppliers, or investors.
Our experience in Engineering, Procurement, and Construction is broad-based and includes EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) Projects in Turkey, the Russian Federation, Israel, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, North Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Namibia, Senegal, Romania, and in the Middle East. Our experience with projects in these countries includes negotiating with foreign corporations and governments in connection with various business agreements, EPC Contracts, Operation & Maintenance Contracts, Asset Management Contracts, corporate & civil litigation, and representation of companies in significant and complex commercial and international transactions.
We pursue commercially-minded solutions, from the inception of the project to the construction and operation phases.
– We can assist you with matters of:
– Negotiation and preparation of Tender Packages, Engineering, Procurement, & Construction (EPC) Contracts, Design & Build contracts, EPC Management Contracts, Operation & Maintenance Contracts, Asset Management Contracts, Supply Contracts, Engineering services agreements, architectural services agreements, and transportation agreements;
– Negotiation and preparation of subcontracts, consultancy agreements, collaboration agreements, joint venture agreements, and consortium agreements;
– Providing contract management services;
– Assistance with defective work claims, injury claims on construction sites, change order issues, costs overrun claims, bonding and liquidated damage claims, and architectural or engineering malpractice, industrial design disputes, construction and contract disputes, tender disputes, engineering claims, and lien claims;
– Insurance issues including liability, builder’s risk, errors and omissions, and professional liability coverage;
– Regulatory and municipal planning approvals;
– Determination of the project finance requirements of each specific project and their incorporation into the respective contracts.
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