Project Description

“Delivering cost-effective, practical solutions on time, every time.”

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION LAW

We provide effective, cost effective and commercially focussed legal services to companies, bodies corporate and individuals in all aspects of Building and Construction Law, including the following:

ADVICE AND CONTRACT PREPARATION FOR BOTH DOMESTIC AND COMMERCIAL BUILDING WORKS

Services we provide include the following:

  • Preparation of customised works contracts (minor works, medium works and major works) on behalf of builders;
  • Preparation of special conditions for use with a standard form contract (including Mater Builders Contracts, HIA Contracts, BSA Contracts, Australian Standard Contracts ABIC Contracts);
  • Advising on standard form Contracts (including Master Builders Contracts, HIA Contracts, BSA Contracts, Australian Standard Contracts, ABIC Contracts);
  • Contract tendering and preparation of tender documents;
  • Advising on principal contractor role and requirements;
  • Advising on Q-Leave obligations; and
  • Advising on the effect of entering a building or construction contract on an owner’s insurance policy and ways to reduce the associated risks.

CONSTRUCTION DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Services we provide include the following:

  • Advising on and preparation of necessary documents for termination of contracts (including complicated scenarios);
  • Attending mediation and conciliation (including pre-proceedings);
  • Litigation against builders and developers;
  • Defending Litigation on behalf of builders and developers;
  • Advice on making and defending complaints to BSA; and
  • Review on Building Services Authority decisions in the Queensland Civil and Administration Tribunal.

BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY PAYMENTS ACT (BCIPA) CLAIMS

Services we provide include the following:

  • Preparation of payments claims;
  • Preparation of payment schedules in response to payment claims;
  • Making and opposing adjudication applications;
  • instituting court proceedings to enforce a payment claim where no valid payment schedule is received; and
  • Registration and enforcement of adjudicators decisions.

We have assisted individuals, bodies corporate and building companies with both domestic/ residential matters and commercial matters.

We can provide you with quality legal services focused on addressing your concerns in an efficient, cost-effective and commercial manner.

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