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Construction and Building Disputes

Our expert solicitors can help resolve construction disputes, big or small.

Unexpected delays, rising build costs, payment disputes or workmanship issues are always frustrating, especially when there are many parties involved on a project. Disputes on construction issues can often lead to site closure and a fractured relationship between the parties. We help guide employers, contractors and subcontractors through the build process and aim to isolate and resolve disputes without the need to stop work. With a proactive and can-do approach, our mission is to make the process as smooth as possible and help you make the best-informed decisions as you proceed.

Most construction claims have strict time limits which you must comply with, so it is imperative to take advice as soon as possible. We have very good relationships with expert surveyors and counsel that can quickly advise parties when urgent issues arise and legal action needs to be taken.

Our team is experienced in handling contentious matters, such as:

  • advising and interpreting construction contracts and sub-contracts including JCT, NEC and ICC contract – including issues relating to delays, schedule of works, alterations, defects, snagging, payments;
  • advising on disputes where there is no written agreement between the parties;
  • liaising with specialist quantity and building surveyors on claims relating to builders and other construction professionals;
  • professional negligence claims;
  • serving pay less notices (where you believe your builder is overcharging you);
  • advising on terminating agreements and serious breaches of contract;
  • conducting construction related alternative dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration and adjudication;
  • advising on guarantees and latent defects;
  • drafting settlement agreements.

Please contact a member of our team today on 02920 829 100 for a free, no-obligation initial consultation and to discuss any construction dispute big or small. 

To speak to one of our experts today, please contact us on 02920 829 100 or by using our Contact Us form for a free initial chat to see how we can help.

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