Dr. Arthur McInnis

Independent Legal Consultant in Hong Kong

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Dr Arthur McInnis, FCIArb


(852) 9520-4295 - Hong Kong

Qualitications:PhD (London); LLM (McGill); BCL (McGill); LLB (Saskatchewan); BA (Regina); DipCivL (Sherbrooke); DipCompL(Dalhousie)

Current:Independent Legal Consultant;Visiting Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne, Law Faculty (Construction Law and Projects in Asia);Adjunct Professor, The Hong Kong Univesity of Science and Technology, Engineering Faculty (Construction Law);Visiting Fellow, Asian Institute of International Financial Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Expertise:Construction law, Contracts, Procurement, Project Finance

Representative Experience in Asia:advising a Hong Kong power company on due diligence issues and contracting strategies in Asia;advising a Hong Kong listed company on sale of port interests;advising a Japanese company on the construction of an office tower in Shanghai;advising an international insurance broker on corporate governance matters and insurance arrangements regarding a casino project;advising a French bank regarding a casino project;advising the Hong Kong Government on a securitization project;advising the Hong Kong Government on contracting arrangements;advising an American bank in respect of a Thai petrochemicals project;advising an American multinational on a greenfield manufacturing facility in the Philippines;advising a German company in respect of the Nino Aquino International Airport project in Manila;advising an international energy company on project contracts;advising a Japanese company on regional independent power projects;advising the Asian Development Bank in respect of an independent power project;advising a wide range of domestic and international companies on construction contracting arrangements

Selected Publications:Emden’s Hong Kong Construction Law, General Editor, forthcoming 2017, 2 volumes, LexisNexis, Singapore;Hong Kong Construction Law, J Scott, Gen Ed. 3 volumes, current LexisNexis Butterworths, Singapore; “Building and Construction” in Halsbury’s Laws of Hong Kong, 2 ed. (2013), vol 6, LexisNexis Butterworths, Hong Kong and London;“Building Contracts” Binder 1, Title III, in Atkin’s Court Forms, 1 ed. (2012) LexisNexis, Hong Kong; Construction Law and Practice in Hong Kong, 2 ed. (2011) with G Soo, T Cheng, and E Wong, Sweet and Maxwell Asia; “The Legal System in Hong Kong” in Business Law in Hong Kong, 3 ed. (2012), Sweet and Maxwell, Hong Kong, DK Srivistava ed.;Asia

  • Education
    • University of London
    • McGill University Faculty of Law