Construction projects are often large-scale jobs, involving a number of different companies and individuals. Although most building projects are completed without legal trouble, there are times when you will find yourself in need of legal help.
Building and construction law can be divided into two areas – pre-construction and post-construction. Pre-construction law includes contract drafting, tender advice, and reviews and negotiations, while post-construction law includes any potential litigation or dispute resolution.
There are a number of reasons disputes may occur. These include but are not limited to work being completed late or not to contract specifications, work not being completed or completed to poor quality, and disputes over the terms of the contract.
Thurlow Fisher have decades of experience in contract law, and can help you understand your building contract, to draw up a contract, or help you negotiate any changes. Building contracts can involve a number of different facets, such as council application documents and architectural and engineering plans. It is important that you get advice.