About Our Law Firm
Commercial contracts are the linchpin of non-residential building projects for Burwood and its adjacent suburbs. They encapsulate specific agreements between parties, outlining contractual obligations and the scope of works, tailored for business ventures. These contracts come in various types, catering to diverse business needs. Common types include fixed-price contracts, where a fixed price is agreed upon for project completion, and cost-plus contracts, which entail reimbursement of project costs plus an agreed fee. Time and materials contracts, billed based on actual costs of labour, materials, and equipment, are also prevalent.
Each contract type carries its merits and demerits, necessitating a prudent choice aligned with your business requisites. Engaging a Commercial Construction Lawyer can illuminate the contract type most suited for your project, ensuring a comprehensive, legally binding agreement encompassing essential elements like project details, contract information, customer details, terms and conditions, scope of works, special conditions, insurances, and contract price. This meticulous approach to commercial contracts fortifies your interests, mitigating disputes or legal quandaries in your construction journey.
Our meticulous contract review service ensures compliance, safeguards your rights, and effectively mitigates risks of potential disputes during the construction phase. A thorough examination of your contract underpins a solid foundation for your commercial construction venture.
Disputes in commercial contracts, often stemming from breaches, scope of work disagreements, or payment disputes, can be costly and time-draining. A well-crafted commercial contract, delineating clear obligations, scope of work, and payment terms, is pivotal in averting such disputes. Engaging a commercial contract lawyer for adept contract drafting ensures a legally binding, enforceable contract, poised to address disputes adeptly should they arise.
Meet Our Principal Lawyer
At Contracts Specialist, our Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz, embodies a rich tapestry of experience and qualifications in construction law, amassing over 13 years of industry expertise. His forte lies in rendering Commercial construction services to builders and contractors for Burwood, NSW, and its surrounding suburbs.
John’s illustrious career encompasses roles as legal counsel for a Dow 30 construction company and a Government Solicitor, alongside a tenure as the Divisional President of the Master Builders Association (NSW), and the founder of Small Builders Building Software.
His prowess in construction law is extensive, adept in drafting and reviewing a myriad of construction contracts including residential, commercial, and subcontractor agreements. With a profound understanding of construction law across all Australian states, John adeptly elucidates common legal intricacies pertaining to commercial and construction management contracts, ensuring your legal framework is robust and resilient in the face of any construction venture.
Get Legal Advice
Engaging a specialist construction lawyer early in your commercial construction venture for Burwood and its surrounding suburbs can significantly influence the trajectory of your project. Every facet of a commercial contract holds the potential to either propel or impede the success of your building project. At Contracts Specialist, we advocate for proactive legal counsel to ensure a seamless execution of contractual agreements, thereby minimising the likelihood of legal disputes. Our tailored legal advice is designed to fortify your commercial contracts, ensuring they are robust, compliant, and adept at safeguarding your interests throughout the construction journey.