Before signing on the dotted line, let us explain the implications and potential risks which may arise from your building contract.
And if you are already in a dispute, we can help you resolve it and move on with the job.
Whether you operate a construction company, are a commercial or residential builder, property developer or home owner, we can offer expert advice for your circumstances including:
Providing advice on standard form contracts, tender documentation, contract risk management and contract compliance.
Drafting customised or ‘bespoke’ construction contracts and amendments to standard form building contracts, including special conditions.
Litigation, arbitration and mediation of commercial construction and residential building disputes, representing clients in State Courts and the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
Providing advice on the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act, drafting payment claims, payment schedules, adjudication applications and adjudication responses.
Preparing contract administration documents, contract claims and responses as well as providing advice on claims negotiation and debt recovery processes.
Providing advice on building licensing and Home Building Compensation Fund issues and compliance under the Home Building Act.
We also offer training and advice relating to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999, including:
Contact us for an obligation-free chat about your Building and Construction law needs.
At Donovan Oates Hannaford you’ll find something a little bit different. We may be a local firm with a long history in the Hastings region, but the solutions we offer our clients draw on broad experience and leading practices of our larger metropolitan counter parts.