When a dispute arises on a building project it can be a costly exercise for all involved. The sooner the dispute gets resolved, the better. Whether you are a builder, sub-contractor, architect, engineer, or supplier of building supplies and products, it is important that you know where you stand if – and when – a dispute occurs.
Building disputes can vary greatly in complexity, and liability is not always clear-cut. Depending on the terms of your contract, you could be liable for the mistakes of another party and unable to recover any compensation from them, even though they were in the wrong. It is important that you understand your rights and responsibilities under every contract into which you enter.
When you are involved in a building dispute, we strongly suggest that you get legal advice as soon as possible. There may be steps you can take to protect your interests or time limits with which you need to comply. We can advise you about any building related matter, including the following:
We are experienced building dispute lawyers and are thus seasoned in acting for parties from various sectors of the building and construction industry. We assist clients in both Melbourne and Sydney. We can give you practical advice to help sort the dispute out quickly. We can also give you advice to make sure your standard terms and conditions are in good order and help you avoid disputes in the future.