Construction law is a highly complex and specialised area. It has its own “language” and a vast array of technical information that is inevitably woven into the legal framework. Whether you are a builder looking at entering into a contract with a developer, an individual contracting with a builder, a subcontractor in dispute over payment, or in any other of the multitudes of scenarios, the building process requires know-how and support from an experienced legal practitioner.
C J Boyd Solicitors are skilled at providing such support, both in the early days of planning a transaction and, in the unhappy event that a dispute arises, conducting litigation or other forms of dispute resolution when required.
Some of the typical matters we can assist with are:
- Advising on contract payment disputes for builders, subcontractors, architects, consultants and suppliers, including the use of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payments Act. Having spent years as an accredited security of payments adjudicator in NSW and the ACT, our Special Counsel for construction understands the precise requirements for formulating successful submissions under the Act.
- Advising on, drafting, reviewing or negotiating building contracts, subcontracts, access deeds and other legal documents.
- Advising and conducting litigation in the Local, District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales, as well as proceedings in the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
- Advising both owners/developers and builders on practical resolution of building defects claims and, if necessary, the litigation of such claims.
- For builders and contractors, preparing contract summaries and aide-mémoires, as well as providing training and support for you and your staff in administering contracts so as to avoid disputes and minimise risk.
Contact us for a consultation today. We will quickly get to the core of the problem, assess your needs and explain your options on moving forward.