About Our Law Firm
At Contracts Specialist, we bring unparalleled expertise in construction law to the residents of Griffith and its surrounding suburbs, including Griffith City, Griffith (East) – Collina, Griffith (Central) – South, and Griffith (North). Led by John Dela Cruz, one of Australia’s most accomplished construction lawyer with over 13 years of experience, our firm is committed to providing tailored legal advice for homeowners in the construction industry. Our dedication to client satisfaction is evident in our exceptional 4.9-star rating and positive client testimonials on our Google Business page. Rest assured, you will have access to professionals who prioritise personalised service, direct communication with the principal attorney, and the use of modern technology to keep you informed throughout your case.
Our Approach to Contract Review
At Contracts Specialist, we recognize the critical importance of a well-structured construction contract to ensure the smooth running of your project and safeguard your interests. With over a decade of experience in the NSW construction industry, our principal lawyer, John Dela Cruz, offers expert construction contract review and advice to homeowners and contractors.
Our approach to contract review is thorough and meticulous, focusing on key factors pivotal to your project’s success:
Payment Terms: We scrutinise payment terms to ensure they are equitable, reasonable, and provide sufficient financial protection.
Timelines: Our firm reviews timelines to ensure they are realistic, achievable, and aligned with your project’s goals.
Scope of Work: We meticulously analyse the scope of work, ensuring accurate definition and inclusion of all project essentials.
Dispute Resolution Clauses: We evaluate dispute resolution clauses for fairness, reasonability, and effective legal protection.
Leveraging John’s in-depth knowledge of construction contract law and extensive experience in the NSW construction industry, we offer tailored advice to address your specific needs. By collaborating closely with you, we gain insight into your objectives and concerns, enabling us to provide customised solutions that precisely meet your requirements.
Our Contract Review Services
At Contracts Specialist, we offer a comprehensive array of construction contract review and advice services, tailored to meet the distinct requirements of homeowners and contractors in the NSW construction industry.
Our services encompass:
Contract Drafting: Rely on our construction lawyer to draft bespoke construction contracts that precisely align with your goals and objectives. We ensure the inclusion of all essential legal aspects and ensure the terms and conditions work in your favour.
Contract Review: With meticulous attention to detail, our construction contract lawyer reviews contracts to verify accuracy, completeness, and alignment with your best interests. We provide invaluable guidance, ensuring your legal rights remain protected.
Contract Negotiation: Our construction lawyer adeptly negotiates construction contracts on your behalf, securing terms and conditions that favour your interests. Collaborating closely with you, we grasp your objectives and concerns, delivering tailored solutions.
Dispute Resolution: Count on us for expert resolution services, encompassing mediation and litigation, to swiftly and effectively resolve construction disputes. Our extensive experience in resolving such matters ensures valuable guidance and support throughout the process.
Benefits of Our Services
We understand the complexities and challenges that construction projects can present, and how misunderstandings can lead to costly legal disputes. Our building contract review and advice services offer a range of advantages to homeowners and contractors alike:
Time and Money Savings: With expert review and advice on your construction contract, potential issues and legal disputes can be avoided, saving you valuable time and resources.
Minimising Legal Risks: Leveraging our principal lawyer’s extensive knowledge of construction contract law and NSW construction industry experience, we pinpoint potential legal risks and offer tailored solutions to minimise them.
Ensuring Satisfaction: Our services guarantee timely completion and satisfaction with your construction project. We ensure that contract terms and conditions work in your best interest, providing continuous guidance and support throughout the process.
Successful Outcomes: Our law firm boasts a history of successful outcomes and satisfied clients. Countless homeowners and contractors have benefitted from our construction contract review and advice services, and we take pride in our consistently favourable results.
Meet Our Principal Lawyer
Specialising in construction contract review and advice services, our Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz, a highly accomplished construction law expert with over 10 years of experience in the industry, John serves homeowners and contractors in the NSW construction sector.
With a background as legal counsel for a Dow 30 construction company and as a Government Solicitor, John’s expertise in construction law is unparalleled. He also holds the esteemed position of Divisional President of the Master Builders Association (NSW) and is the founder of Small Builders Building Software.
John’s comprehensive knowledge spans all types of construction contracts, including residential, commercial, and subcontractor agreements. He possesses extensive familiarity with construction law across all Australian states and adeptly clarifies common legal issues concerning commercial and construction management contracts.
How to Get Started
At Contracts Specialist, our construction contract review and advice services are strategically designed to offer expert legal support to homeowners and contractors throughout their construction projects. Our process is straightforward yet effective, commencing with a compliment
Step 1: Book Your Free 15-min Consultation
During this consultation, share the details of your situation, and receive an initial assessment of your legal requirements. It’s an opportunity for us to acquaint ourselves and for you to explore how our services can cater to your needs.
Step 2: Document Review
Upon agreeing to collaborate, provide us with your construction contracts and relevant documents. Principal Lawyer John Dela Cruz will diligently review the materials, scrutinising legal risks and concerns.
Step 3: Disclosure and Agreement
Receive full disclosure of fees for specific legal services, and sign an agreement with Contracts Specialist to proceed.
Step 4: Legal Advice
Benefit from expert legal advice and guidance on advancing with your construction project. Together, we will explore options, ensuring cost-effective and efficient progress towards your goals.
Complementing our construction contract review and advice services, we provide an array of specialised legal solutions tailored to the NSW construction industry.
HIA Contracts Review:
Our Expert HIA Contract Lawyer delivers dedicated HIA contract review and advice services, guiding clients through the intricacies of HIA contracts. Services include thorough contract review, issue identification, negotiation, and ongoing support throughout the project.
MBA Contracts Review:
We also offer specialised MBA contract review and advice services, ensuring comprehension of MBA contract nuances. Our offerings encompass in-depth contract review, identification of legal risks, negotiation, and continuous support throughout the construction project.
ABIC Contracts Review:
Our expert lawyer provides specialised ABIC contract review and advice services, clarifying the complexities of ABIC contracts. Services include comprehensive contract review, issue identification, negotiation, and continuous support throughout the construction project.
In addition to contract review and advice, we offer legal assistance for building disputes, including mediation, dispute resolution, and litigation support for construction-related legal conflicts.
Our broad expertise in construction law encompasses legal advice, contract drafting and review, dispute resolution, and litigation support for clients in the NSW construction industry.
Frequently Asked Questions
At Contracts Specialist, we acknowledge the importance of addressing our clients’ inquiries regarding our construction contract review and advice services. Below, we provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.
How do you review a construction contract agreement?
Our Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz, conducts a comprehensive review of the contract, meticulously assessing legal risks and concerns. Key areas of focus include payment terms, timelines, scope of work, and dispute resolution clauses.
How long does a contract review take?
The time required for a contract review depends on its complexity and scope. We strive to deliver thorough reviews within a reasonable timeframe, ensuring clients can proceed confidently.
What is a contract review checklist?
A contract review checklist is an essential tool we employ to ensure all crucial aspects of a contract are covered during the review. It encompasses elements such as payment terms, timelines, scope of work, and dispute resolution clauses.
What if there are issues with the contract after it is signed?
In the event of issues arising with a signed contract, our legal support extends to resolving disputes. Our services encompass mediation, dispute resolution, and litigation assistance for clients facing legal conflicts related to their construction projects. Rest assured, we are here to safeguard your interests and seek favourable resolutions.
Get Legal Advice
Secure your interests and prevent legal disputes in the construction industry with expert legal advice. With over a decade of construction law experience, our principal lawyer, John Dela Cruz, specialises in offering comprehensive construction contract review and advice services to homeowners, builders, and contractors in NSW. Contracts Specialist extends a range of specialised services, including contract drafting, review, negotiation, dispute resolution, mediation, and services for various contract types like HIA, MBA, and ABIC contracts. Schedule a legal consultation today and discover how we can cater to your construction contract review and advice requirements.
Empowering Your Construction Projects
Our commitment to delivering expert construction contract review and advice services is fueled by our dedication to empowering your construction projects. With over a decade of experience in construction law, our Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz, is equipped to guide you through the legal complexities, protecting your interests and minimising risks.
Take the first step towards successful construction outcomes in Griffith and its surrounding suburbs. Reach out today for inquiries, book your free 15-minute consultation, or gain further information about our construction law services. Let us be your trusted partner in achieving excellence in your construction ventures.