Haynes and Boone LLP announces that the fifth edition of “The Law of Shipbuilding Contracts” (first published in 1991) has now been published.  It is authored by Haynes and Boone, LLP’s London lawyers, Simon Curtis, the sole author of the previous four editions, and partner William Cecil, together with Ian Gaunt, president of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association 2017-2020. The new edition updates and expands on the fourth edition, which was published in 2012. It has been comprehensively updated, including commentary on recent High Court decisions on shipbuilding contracts and the ancillary agreements to a shipbuilding project, including refund guarantees. The new edition includes for the first time additional commentary on offshore construction contracts. Haynes and Boone LLP are giving a  number of online talks on related topics on shipbuilding and offshore construction contracts. Please contact Maren Strandevold  (maren.strandevold@haynesboone.com) or William Cecil (william.cecil@haynesboone.com) if you would like more information about the book or any of the talks.