Whether you’re the principal in a large mining, civil or infrastructure project or a domestic subcontractor, your business is guaranteed to be at risk in at least four areas: payment, timing, quality, and scope. Our experienced team of construction lawyers will help you identify, manage and minimize your risks from tender to contract negotiation to final payment, whatever the size of the project or your place in the contractual chain.
At HHG Legal Group, not only do we understand the construction law that applies to your business, our construction lawyers understand your business itself. This allows us to offer you tailored solutions that are creative, cost-effective and commercial.
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If you do find yourself involved in a construction dispute, our Construction Dispute Lawyers have the experience to help you achieve a quick and effective outcome across all forms of dispute resolution, including trial advocacy and representation in all State and Commonwealth Courts and Tribunals.
- Advice and representation in arbitrations and mediations.
- Tenderers’ rights and obligations.
- Contract negotiation and risk allocation
- Securing payment for material supplies under the Personal Property Securities Act
- Protecting contractors’ plant and equipment from seizure by liquidators of insolvent principals under the Personal Property Securities Act
- Bank guarantees and performance bonds
- Adjudication of pay disputes
- Labour relations
- Advice on contractors’ rights and obligations under the Construction Contracts Act
- Extra-contractual claims by contractors for “fair value” payment
- Termination, suspension and demobilisation
- Variation of contractors’ scope
- Extension of time claims
- Defect liability
- Delay analysis methodologies
- Liquidated damages claims
- Statutory and contractual warranties
- Competition and Consumer Act claims
- Compliance with Home Building Contracts Act
- Home building disputes (including advice and representation in State Administrative Tribunal proceedings)
- Compliance with Building Act and related regulations
- Obtaining statutory permits and certificates
- Expert determination
- Briefing expert witnesses
- Liability of building professionals
- Claims for negligent infliction of property damage/financial harm (excluding personal injuries)
- Failure to warn” claims
- Advice and representation in all courts and tribunals (including trial advocacy)