About Our Law Firm
With over 13 years of experience as a specialist construction lawyer, our principal attorney, John Dela Cruz, has developed a deep understanding of the intricacies of construction law. Our law firm, Contracts Specialist, is dedicated to serving homeowners in Bathurst and surrounding suburbs, including Kelso, Eglinton, and West Bathurst. Our commitment to focusing on homeowners’ needs has allowed us to develop a strong understanding of the issues they face while building or renovating their homes.
Our expertise in construction law has led us to secure significant victories for our clients in Bathurst. By choosing our law firm, you can rest assured that your case will be handled by a team of professionals who are well-versed in the nuances of construction law and who are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for you.
We believe in providing personalised service to our clients, ensuring that they get to speak directly with the principal of the law firm. Our use of modern technology keeps clients informed and up to date with their case at all times. This, combined with our high level of client satisfaction, reflects the quality of service we provide.
At Contracts Specialist, we offer a comprehensive range of construction law services tailored to meet the unique needs of homeowners in Bathurst and the surrounding suburbs of Kelso, Eglinton, and West Bathurst. Our services include:
A. Contract Review and Advice
As experienced construction contract lawyers, we meticulously review and analyse building contracts, helping you understand the terms and conditions, and advising you on how to protect your interests. Our expertise ensures you enter into agreements that are fair, compliant with local laws, and minimise potential risks.
B. Building Dispute Advice and Representation
When disputes arise, we provide guidance and support as your dedicated home building dispute lawyers, helping you navigate the complexities of the legal process. Our services in this area include:
- NCAT Advice and Representation: We have extensive experience representing homeowners in the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT), advocating for your rights and working diligently to achieve the best possible outcome. Even if there isn’t an NCAT office in Bathurst, we can assist with audio-visual proceedings.
- Court Advice and Representation: If your dispute escalates to court, we, as your Bathurst construction lawyers, will provide expert advice and representation, guiding you through each step of the legal process and ensuring your interests are well protected.
C. Instructing Expert Witnesses
In some cases, expert opinions and evidence are necessary to support your claim. We have a network of trusted expert witnesses who can provide valuable insights and prepare comprehensive reports to strengthen your case.
In addition to our core services, we also specialise in the following areas of construction law:
- Residential Building Disputes and the Home Building Act: We have a deep understanding of the Home Building Act and its implications on residential building disputes. Our expertise enables us to provide sound advice and representation for homeowners facing issues with builders or contractors.
- Working with Contractors on Security Payment Law: We assist contractors in securing payments owed to them and advise on the appropriate use of security payment law to protect their interests.
- Applying New Laws and Techniques: We stay up-to-date with the latest legal developments, including the Design and Building Practitioners Law, and leverage these innovations to help our clients achieve better outcomes in their disputes.
Why Choose Us
Choosing the right construction lawyer is crucial for the best possible outcome for your case. Here are several reasons why our law firm, Contracts Specialist, should be your first choice when seeking legal assistance with construction-related issues in Bathurst and surrounding suburbs:
No Potential Conflict of Interest: In a smaller town like Bathurst, there’s a chance that a local lawyer might have a relationship with the person you have a dispute with. Engaging our law firm, which is based outside of Bathurst but services the area, ensures there is no potential conflict of interest.
Specialist Construction Lawyers: We are specialist construction lawyers, focusing solely on construction law matters. Unlike local lawyers who might not have enough work to specialise in niche construction law matters, our expertise is honed and dedicated.
Strong Understanding of Homeowner Issues in Construction: Our focus on working with homeowners has given us a deep understanding of the challenges they face during the construction process. This targeted approach enables us to provide tailored solutions to protect your interests.
Direct Communication with the Principal of the Law Firm: We believe in offering personalised service, ensuring that clients have the opportunity to speak directly with the principal attorney handling their case. This approach fosters trust and transparency while providing you with the highest level of legal expertise.
Technologically Advanced Approach to Keep Clients Informed: We harness the power of technology to provide clients with real-time updates on their cases. By utilising phone and email communication and offering ongoing advice, we ensure you are always informed about the progress of your case.
Free 15-Minute Consultation
We understand that initiating the process to resolve a construction dispute can be intimidating. To make this process more approachable and accessible, we offer a free 15-minute phone consultation for homeowners in Bathurst and surrounding suburbs like Kelso, Eglinton, and West Bathurst, who have disputes worth more than $30,000. During this consultation, we’ll discuss the basics of your case, provide preliminary advice, and help you determine the best course of action.
To schedule your free 15-minute consultation, simply contact our law firm by phone or email. Our friendly team will assist you in setting up a convenient time for the consultation, ensuring you have the opportunity to speak directly with the principal attorney of the law firm. This complimentary service aims to give you the confidence and peace of mind you need to move forward with your construction dispute, knowing that you have an experienced and knowledgeable team by your side.
Building a Strong Legal Foundation for Your Construction Project
Navigating the complexities of construction law for residents of Bathurst and its surrounding suburbs of Kelso, Eglinton, and West Bathurst requires the expertise of a dedicated legal team. At Contracts Specialist, we are committed to serving homeowners in these areas, providing expert legal advice and representation. Take the first step towards resolving your construction dispute by scheduling a free 15-minute consultation. Contact us today to discover how we can assist you in achieving the best possible outcome for your case.