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The provision of specialist risk consultancy is an integral part of the client-focused service provided by Willis.

Available on either a stand-alone basis, or to complement our insurance broking activities, our specialist consultancy encompasses all aspects of construction-related risk management and contractual issues, including:

Contractual Responsibility

  • contract review
  • provision of advice on standard and non-standard contract conditions.


  • drafting or redrafting of contract conditions to ensure that the insurance and indemnity provisions reflect the intention of the parties and best insurance market practice, thereby avoiding disputes, delay and litigation.
  • revision of advice on risk transfer programmes to meet financiers' due diligence criteria.
  • liaison with financiers' insurance advisors regarding the adequacy of proposed risk and insurance arrangements.

Risk Solutions

  • analysis of key project risks to enable those to be effectively controlled wherever possible.
  • provision of advice on risk retention and risk financing solutions depending on clients' risk management philosophy and the prevalent state of the commercial insurance and alternative markets.
  • delay in start-up risk analysis.

Insurance Solutions

  • provision of advice on local insurance legislation.
  • commentary on the need for availability of political risks cover.
  • insurance market security vetting.
  • drafting of project specific manuscript policy forms.
  • analysis of policy wordings.
  • preparation of insurance synopses for contractor tenders, concession agreements and financiers' requirements.

Claims Management

  • preparation of claims procedure manuals.
  • provision of claims consultancy service.

Independent Insurance Audits

Whether the requirement is for risk management, contractual or technical consultancy services, we will use our wide-ranging expert knowledge and experience to develop a clear understanding of our clients' needs, thereby assisting in the effective analysis, control and transfer of risk.

Willis Towers Watson In History

Did you know Willis Towers Watson was the construction broker for the Hong Kong Airport at Chek Lap Kok, one of the world's largest reclamation operations of its time where the surrounding waters were filled in to form a new man-made island?