Todd Wetmore and Simon Elliot, partners in the Paris office of Three Crowns, recently authored the France chapter of Construction & Engineering Laws and Regulations 2020 from International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG).

This seventh edition of the guide covers 21 jurisdictions globally and contains invaluable insight into various legal concerns and questions around construction and engineering projects. In the highly-detailed France chapter, Wetmore and Elliot discuss, among other items, contracts for construction projects, supervising construction contracts, common issues around construction contracts, and dispute resolution.


Wetmore, a partner in our Paris office, has over 25 years of experience handling some of the most challenging and complex commercial cases, appearing as counsel or arbitrator in over 50 major international arbitrations across a wide-variety of sectors including construction, energy, technology, manufacturing, mining, and commodities. A recognised specialist in infrastructure and construction disputes, he has acted for contractors and owners in relation to design, defects, delays, and disruption in civil and facilities construction projects of all kinds.


Simon, a partner in our Paris office, has acted as counsel in some of the most significant disputes to arise in the construction, oil and gas, mining, electricity generation, healthcare, and transport sectors. His practice has a particular focus on disputes arising out of large infrastructure and other major projects involving hotly contested technical, delay, and quantum-related issues.

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