Navigating COVID-19 Construction Disruptions

    April 2020

    Contract/Legal Considerations and Practical Workarounds

    Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is disrupting construction projects the world over. Amidst daily changes, project participants are working to mitigate COVID-19 impacts including delays, increased costs and an inability to perform contract obligations. Our Construction and Engineering Disputes team is helping clients navigate these unprecedented challenges and avoid or reduce disputes arising from them. To assist our clients and friends, we have created a checklist of common contract clauses and local law considerations brought about for COVID-19 disruptions to construction projects and our thoughts on practical workarounds and solutions.