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Construction & Engineering

Advising the construction industry on contentious and non-contentious construction projects, engineering disputes, and infrastructure developments. We assist business owners, contractors, engineers, and public agencies on a wide range of legal matters throughout the building life cycle.


Our team have extensive experience advising on both contentious and non-contentious construction law and disputes. We represent businesses, business owners, building owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers across a wide range of projects.

Our services include:

  • Payment Notices: Drafting and serving notices to preserve prompt payment rights, advising on notice requirements under Construction Acts, assisting with interim payment applications and valuation dispute, enforcing payment via statutory demands and statutory adjudication.
  • Delay Claims: analysing causes of delay and apportioning contractual liability, quantifying the costs of prolongation and disruption, preparing and defending extension of time claims, advising on liquidated damages clauses and enforcing delay damages.
  • Issues on Site: Managing workforce disputes, site safety incidents and regulatory interventions, advising on liability and strategies for equipment failure or damage, guiding on options during unforeseen discoveries such as hazardous materials and construction defect litigation.
  • Building Contracts: Drafting and negotiating tailored construction agreements, reviewing terms and conditions to allocate risks appropriately, advising on rights and obligations of all contracting parties, handling defects liability periods and retention releases, contract termination and work takeovers.
  • Party Wall Issues: Serving party wall notices and awards, advising on excavation and construction near boundaries, guiding on requirements under Party Wall Act, resolving party wall disputes through negotiation.
  • Boundary Disputes: Investigating and preserving boundary lines, challenging encroachment and trespass, defending rights of way and easements, alternative dispute resolution/mediation.
  • Access to Neighbouring Land: Securing necessary licenses for access, advising on liability for damage due to access, ensuring reinstatement of land after works, respecting rights and minimising disruption.

We provide strategic legal counsel, advising on complex regulatory, contractual, and project management matters. We handle construction litigation and alternative dispute resolution including adjudication, mediation and arbitration. With extensive experience, we offer proven representation to optimise outcomes and avoid risks – from permitting to disputes.

Contact our team for comprehensive construction law services backed by industry knowledge.