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Good News | Lawyer Zhang Maodong and Lawyer Hu Yanping from Legal Shengbang participated in the compilation of the "Guidelines for Legal Services for Construction Project Claims", which was announced by the Guangzhou Lawyers Association

On August 5, 2021, the Guangzhou Bar Association released the "Guidelines for Legal Services for Construction Project Claims", with the participation of lawyers Zhang Maodong and Hu Yanping, senior partners of Guangdong Legal Shengbang Law Firm.


On August 5, 2021, the Guangzhou Bar Association released the "Guidelines for Legal Services for Construction Project Claims", with the participation of lawyers Zhang Maodong and Hu Yanping, senior partners of Guangdong Legal Shengbang Law Firm.

 

According to the big data report formed by searching for construction contract disputes heard by the Supreme People's Court in recent years, construction contract disputes have been on the rise year by year. Coupled with the influence of various objective factors, construction project claim disputes are gradually increasing. Due to the lack of systematic regulations on claims and counterclaims in construction projects, apart from a few scattered provisions in laws, regulations, judicial interpretations, and other documents, they are more commonly found in construction project contract agreements and transaction practices, which can easily lead to disputes in practice. The Construction Engineering Professional Committee of the Guangzhou Lawyers Association will timely compile guidelines for construction project claims, which will undoubtedly have positive significance.

 

The "Guidelines for Legal Services of Construction Project Claims" revolves around multiple aspects such as claim basis, claim matters, claim evidence, claim procedures, and claim management methods, forming a comprehensive, systematic, and standardized legal service guide for claims. It helps enterprises establish a sound contract management system, enhance the legal awareness of management personnel in various departments of enterprises, and enhance the evidence awareness of legal personnel.

 

The "Guidelines for Legal Services for Construction Project Claims" helps enterprises establish a legal business management system that integrates "pre prevention, in-process control, and post remediation". This enables enterprises to timely monitor legal risks in daily business management activities, eliminate or avoid legal risks in the operation process of enterprises, thereby improving operational efficiency and reducing costs and expenses incurred by enterprises due to claims or litigation, Reduce the occurrence of construction project contract disputes, and ultimately achieve the maximization of company benefits and sustainable operation.

 

In the process of handling claims and counterclaim disputes, the "Guidelines for Legal Services for Construction Project Claims" helps legal service personnel provide professional legal services and do their best to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the parties involved.