Construction Lawyer & Building Solicitors Sydney | Contracts Specialist Law Firm

Construction Lawyer & Building Contract Solicitor in Sydney, AU

Our Specialist Sydney Construction Lawyers
help minimise risks and enforce your legal rights

Getting the right legal advice early on and having a Sydney construction lawyer manage any legal issues efficiently can help minimise the impact they can have on a construction company’s profitability and a homeowner’s construction goals. A construction lawyer and building contract solicitor can point you to the right direction, helping mediate with other parties, and guide you through litigation if needed.

Building Dispute

Sydney is currently experiencing a construction boom. There is over $1 billion worth of residential building works being done across the city. Along with the redevelopment and enhancements come building disputes, strata issues, and other problems, too. Construction can be quite a costly investment- both to builders and homeowners, however, sometimes things do not go as planned. In some residential and commercial building disputes, it can’t be helped when two parties cannot resolve the issue among themselves. The construction contract is breached, and as it often happens, miscommunication worsens the situation. These building disputes can be stressful and costly, draining energy and finances from both parties.

Security of Payments and Debt Recovery

Construction and building Contract Specialists in construction law would also be in the best position to advise you and help resolve debt recovery and Security of Payment issues. Our Sydney construction lawyer can also be consulted for situations where late or non-payments for services rendered happen. Not paying hardworking builders in full or on time is an unfair and illegal tactic that some contractors in Sydney still do today. Some people seem to forget that cash flow is king and not having your money in your hands can cause dire consequences. The Security of Payment Act was put into action to address this.

Construction Contracts

A well-written construction contract can help minimise risks. Before you sign any agreement, get the advice of a construction law expert to make sure that it will be in your best interest. We can draft and review construction contracts for you. Contracts Specialist is a specialist building solicitor and construction law firm that can help you enforce and defend your rights– whether you are the homeowner, a builder, or subcontractor.

Who
We Are

Who We Are

We are specialist building and construction lawyers who can help you enforce your legal rights. We only work on construction law matters so you can be confident you are getting the right advice.

Contracts Specialist is headed by John Dela Cruz.

Learn More about John >

Why work with our Sydney Construction Lawyer

With over 10 years of extensive experience specialising in construction law in Sydney, AU, you can be assured that we at Contracts Specialist have worked on a situation similar to yours. We have dealt with all types of clients, from homeowners, builders, and contractors.

A good construction lawyer will work to prevent any conflicts from happening– saving you time and money in the long run. He must be skilled and experienced to anticipate possible disagreements or disputes, and then adjust accordingly.

You can rely on a construction lawyer’s expertise and knowledge of construction law to help you prevent or resolve issues from growing into actual legal problems. Contracts Specialist is committed to doing that for you. Dedicated, efficient, and responsive, our specialist construction lawyers will guide you through the process, be transparent about fees, and work towards a resolution for your dispute in an ideal timeframe.

Making a call to consult with our construction lawyer.

No Risk,
Free First Consult

Sydney Construction law issues can be stressful and confusing. Call us for your free first consult. It will cost you nothing to get a clear understanding of where you stand legally.

Lock symbolising fixed payments with our construction lawyer.

Fixed Fees,
No-Win No-Fee Options

We are transparent about fees. We tell you the exact cost before we proceed. For some construction law matters, the fee is waived if we do not succeed.

Contracts Specialist's Sydney-based construction lawyer.

Specialist Building Solicitors
and Construction Lawyers

We are experienced and well diverse in construction law. We only deal with construction law matters so you are sure to get the right legal advice.

Our Services

Construction contracts drafted and reviewed by Sydney building and construction lawyers | Contracts Specialist

Construction Contracts

As specialist building and construction lawyers, we have extensive experience in drafting and reviewing a wide range of contracts for our clients—both contractors and homeowners—such as Home Building, Commercial, Lump Sum, and Cost Plus contracts, as well as Subcontract Agreements.
Learn more
Hand with Australian dollar icon for NSW Security of Payments Australia | Contracts Specialist

Security of Payments

We are Security of Payment experts and we can help you get the money you rightfully deserve. Not paying hardworking people in full or on time is an unfair and illegal tactic happening in the building and construction industry in Australia.
Learn more
Construction contract and a gavel for building dispute lawyer Sydney | Contracts Specialist

Building Dispute Lawyer

As construction law experts, the common causes of residential building disputes our construction law firm helps our clients with are: poor builder workmanship; slow, incomplete, and abandoned work; and overcharging and disputes about variations.
Learn more

Our Clients

Sydney house with a family outside icon for residential home owners | Contracts Specialist

Residential
Home Owners

Residential builders icon for building solicitor’s services to Sydney builders | Contracts Specialist

Residential
Builders

Commercial builders icon for Contract Specialist’s services in building work disputes Sydney | Conracts Specialist

Commercial
Builders

Commercial contracting icon as one of the clients for building disputes , construction contracts, Security of payments, and debt recovery Sydney | Contracts Specialist

Commercial
Contracting

Civil construction icon Sydney | Contracts Specialist

Civil
Construction

Strata building icon Sydney | Contracts Specialist

Strata

Testimonials

Recent Building Solicitor Articles

Securing Loans with Favourable Terms for Owner Builders in NSW

Embarking on a journey as an owner builder in New South Wales represents a unique blend of opportunity and challenge. Directing the construction or renovation of your own home not only offers a personalised touch but also demands comprehensive planning, especially in securing financing that aligns with your project’s needs. This guide delves into how to navigate the financial landscape to secure the best owner builder loans with favourable terms, ensuring your project begins on solid ground.

Read More »

Optimising Construction Budgets: Cost Control for NSW Owner Builders

Embarking on the journey of building your own home as an owner-builder in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, is both exhilarating and challenging. It presents a unique opportunity to shape your living space exactly as you envision it, but it also demands a keen eye for budget management and cost control. In this guide, “Optimising Construction Budgets: Cost Control Techniques for Owner Builders in NSW,” we delve deep into effective strategies that can help you stay on track financially. We’ll cover everything from legal considerations to practical tips on managing tradespeople and sourcing materials, ensuring you’re well-equipped to handle the complexities of building your dream home.

Read More »

Long-term Financial Planning for NSW Owner-Builders

In New South Wales, stepping into the role of an owner-builder is not just about constructing a home—it’s about building your future. This unique path allows individuals to take direct control of their residential projects, offering potential cost savings and a deeply personal connection to the creation of their home. However, the excitement of such hands-on involvement comes with its share of responsibilities, especially in the financial realm. Effective long-term financial planning is crucial, ensuring that your project not only meets legal standards but also remains feasible and within budget. This article delves into the essential financial strategies and planning stages that every aspiring or current owner-builder should consider, from the initial budget setup to navigating the complexities of legal compliance.

Read More »

Financial Risk Management for NSW Owner Builders

Embarking on a construction project as an owner-builder in New South Wales (NSW) presents an exhilarating opportunity to craft your dream home directly. However, it also requires adept navigation through various financial risks to ensure your project’s success without jeopardising your financial stability. This article delves into effective strategies for managing financial risks, pertinent legal and insurance insights, and practical advice on financial planning and contract management tailored for NSW owner-builders. By understanding the financial implications and preparing adequately, you can transform the challenges into stepping stones towards a rewarding owner-building experience.

Read More »

Managing Unexpected Costs as an Owner Builder in NSW

Embarking on a construction project as an owner-builder in New South Wales offers both immense satisfaction and unique challenges. This role grants you the autonomy to manage your building project, potentially saving substantial costs. However, it also exposes you to financial risks, particularly unexpected expenses that can disrupt even the best-laid plans. This article will navigate you through the intricacies of managing costs effectively, ensuring that you’re prepared for the surprises that may arise during your construction journey. By understanding the obligations and financial strategies essential for an owner-builder in NSW, you’ll be better equipped to handle the unpredictable nature of building projects. Our goal is to empower you with knowledge to keep your project on track and within budget.

Read More »

Mastering Loan Applications for NSW Owner Builders: A Comprehensive Guide

Embarking on the path to becoming an owner builder in New South Wales is an exhilarating step towards crafting your dream home with your own hands and vision. This detailed guide aims to navigate you through the complex yet rewarding process of preparing for a loan application, ensuring that every potential owner-builder is well-informed and ready for the financial aspects of this ambitious endeavour. Whether you’re planning a build from scratch or taking on a significant renovation, understanding the nuances of owner-builder financing in NSW will empower you to manage your project effectively and efficiently.

Read More »

Mastering Financial Management as an NSW Owner Builder

Navigating the financial landscape of building your own home in New South Wales (NSW) can be as challenging as it is rewarding. As an owner-builder, you are not just crafting a physical structure; you are also laying the foundation for your financial future. This guide delves deep into effective financial management strategies tailored specifically for NSW owner-builders, providing you with essential knowledge to ensure your project is successful and financially viable. From securing the right financing to optimising your budget and ensuring legal compliance, we cover all you need to know to confidently manage the finances of your construction project.

Read More »
The Complete Handbook for Homeowners: Navigating Construction Law in New South Wales

If you’re a homeowner in New South Wales, it’s crucial to understand Construction Law to protect your investment. This ultimate guide to Construction Law is specifically designed to provide homeowners with essential insights into the legal landscape of home building in NSW.

Bitnami