We will work hard to ensure your project runs smoothly, is in accordance with the law (government and environmental regulations), and is always completed to the standards you expect.

Building and Construction Lawyers NSW

From your building or construction projects conception, whatever its size or value, your choices and binding commitments will determine its outcome. It is an important aspect of your risk minimisation strategy to make such decisions in an informed and systematic way with the benefit of proper professional and trade advice.

Some common risks for businesses in this industry include:

  • inadequate cash flow;
  • a shortage of good quality tradespeople;
  • inadequate insurance;
  • not properly documenting contracts and variations;
  • being supplied with poor quality materials; or
  • the principal contractor going broke.

We understand what is at stake in these types of projects and have an experienced team who knows the intricacies of Building and Construction law.

If you would like to discuss your matter in more detail, please contact our Building and Construction Team.

Our Building & Construction Law Services

Our experienced team advises developers and principals, consultants, main contractors (builders), trade contractors, suppliers and home owners in all areas of building, infrastructure and construction law, including dispute resolution.

We can assist you with:

  • Review of your tender documentation and contracts
  • Advice on contract management and documentation
  • Drafting and interpretation of contracts, contract amendments and special conditions
  • Formulation of contractual claims or responses to claims
  • All building-related litigation, including ‘Security of Payment Act’ claims
  • Breach of Contract Disputes
  • Advice on Development Applications
  • Consumer and home building claims, including representation in the Consumer, Trader & Tenancy Tribunal (NCAT) and the courts
  • Building licensing and Home Warranty insurance matters
  • Quantum meruit claims
  • Advice on builder insolvency issues
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution processes mediation, conciliation, expert determination and arbitration (including representation)
  • Home Building Law (for home owners)
  • Debt recovery

Whatever the project size or value, from its conception you must make choices which will decide its outcome. We believe that it is important for you to make such decisions in an informed and systematic way, with the benefit of proper legal advice as you proceed.

It is never too early to consult us about a looming problem. To do so may prevent a dispute and will at least ensure that the matter proceeds on the correct footing to achieve the best possible result.

If you have a building, infrastructure and construction matter to discuss, please contact our Building & Construction Team today.

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