About Our Law Firm
At Contracts Specialist, our Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz, is one of Australia’s most experienced construction lawyers, with over 13 years of specialisation in construction law. His expertise spans from building regulations and contract review to contract drafting and performing all aspects of legal work, including mediation or arbitration when necessary, for residents of Sydney, including Surry Hills, Waterloo-Zetland, Glebe, Pyrmont, Redfern, and surrounding areas.
John Dela Cruz works with residential homeowners, builders, and contractors every day, representing them in NSW, Australia, and in all courts of competent jurisdiction. He provides expert advice on the legal implications of construction projects, including risk management and insurance issues, assists with dispute resolution, and represents clients in legal proceedings related to their construction projects. With his experience as legal counsel for a Dow 30 construction company, a Government Solicitor, a former divisional President of the Master Builders Association (NSW), and CEO and founder of Small Builders Building Software, John brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table, understanding the intricacies of the construction industry like no other.
Choose Contracts Specialist for your construction law needs in Sydney and its surrounding suburbs. With John Dela Cruz and our dedicated team, you can be confident that you are in good hands.
We draft and review construction contracts, such as residential contracts, commercial contracts, and subcontractor agreements. We’re experienced with building contracts in every Australian state and can explain common legal issues regarding commercial and construction management contracts.
Debt Recovery and Security of Payments
Residential and Commercial Building Disputes
We provide expert advice and representation for both residential and commercial building disputes. Whether you’re dealing with a minor disagreement or a major conflict, we can help you find a resolution that protects your interests.
Court and Tribunal Disputes
We represent our clients in court and tribunal disputes, ensuring the best possible outcomes. Our extensive experience in the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) and other courts of competent jurisdiction means we can provide expert advice and representation, guiding you through each step of the legal process.
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
Selecting the right construction lawyer in Sydney is crucial in ensuring the best possible outcome for your case. Here are several reasons why Contracts Specialist should be your first choice when seeking legal assistance with construction-related issues in Sydney and the surrounding suburbs of Surry Hills, Waterloo-Zetland, Glebe, Pyrmont, and Redfern:
A. Strong Understanding of Homeowner Issues in Construction
By focusing primarily on working with homeowners, we have gained a deep understanding of the challenges they face during the construction process. Our targeted approach enables us to provide tailored solutions to protect your interests.
B. 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.
C. Technologically Advanced Approach
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.
D. Stellar Reputation
Our dedication to providing exceptional legal services has earned us a 4.9-star rating and numerous glowing testimonials from satisfied clients on our Google Business page. This track record is a testament to the quality of our work and the strong relationships we have built with our clients.
Why You Need a Building and Construction Lawyer in Sydney
Construction law can be complex and intimidating, especially when you’re dealing with a project in Sydney or the surrounding areas of Surry Hills, Waterloo-Zetland, Glebe, Pyrmont, and Redfern. These areas have their own unique challenges and regulations that can make navigating the legal landscape even more daunting.
But that’s where Contracts Specialist comes in. We’re here to guide you through the process, explaining everything in a way that you can fully understand. We ensure that you are always in the loop, from the intricacies of construction contracts to the complexities of dispute resolution.
With Contracts Specialist, you can be confident that you are in good hands. Our deep understanding of construction law in Sydney and its surrounding suburbs allows us to provide tailored advice and representation that aligns with your specific needs and circumstances.
Whether you’re a homeowner, a builder, or a contractor, having a specialist construction lawyer by your side can make a significant difference in the outcome of your construction project or dispute. Choose Contracts Specialist for your construction law needs in Sydney and its surrounding suburbs.
Take the Next Step with our Construction Lawyer in Sydney
Navigating the complexities of construction law in Sydney and its surrounding suburbs of Surry Hills, Waterloo-Zetland, Glebe, Pyrmont, and Redfern can be a daunting task. But with Contracts Specialist, you don’t have to do it alone. We have dedicated building and construction lawyers to guide you every step of the way.
Whether you need assistance with construction contracts, debt recovery, building disputes, or court representation, we have the expertise and experience to help you achieve the best possible outcome. We believe in clear communication, personalised service, and a technologically advanced approach to keeping you informed about the progress of your case.
Don’t let legal issues slow down your construction project. Contact Contracts Specialist today for a free 15-minute consultation. Let us help you navigate the complexities of construction law and protect your interests. We look forward to working with you.