About Our Law Firm
Construction Debt Recovery
In the building and construction industry of Inner West, contractors often face situations where payments are overdue. There are multiple avenues to retrieve the outstanding amounts, such as:
- Issuing a compelling letter of demand
- Leveraging statutory demands
- Opting for alternative dispute resolutions like mediation
- Applying for adjudication under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW)
- Seeking redress through NSW tribunals or courts
Should you require aid in recovering a debt from a principal or head contractor in Inner West or its surrounding suburbs like Marrickville, Leichhardt, Annandale, Newtown, Camperdown, Darlington, Redfern, Erskineville, and Alexandria, reach out to Contracts Specialist’s adept debt recovery lawyers.
At Contracts Specialist, we provide a comprehensive suite of services tailored to assist builders and contractors in Inner West and its surrounding suburbs in their debt recovery journey. Our aim is to ensure you receive the rightful payment for your construction work and related services.
Letter of Demand
A letter of demand serves as a formal notice requesting the repayment of outstanding amounts for construction tasks performed or goods/services rendered. This step, taken before any legal action, aims to resolve payment discrepancies swiftly, often without the need for court intervention.
Utilising the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW), we aid in issuing compliant payment claims. This ensures timely and consistent payments for your construction services, even if the contract lacks specific progress payment clauses.
For disagreements over payment schedules or delayed payments, we guide you through the adjudication process under the aforementioned Act. This step, taken before court proceedings, offers a quicker resolution.
Tribunal and Court
If required, we support you in pursuing legal avenues via the NCAT or court proceedings. This includes drafting your Statement of Claim and enforcing judgement debts. Our expertise ensures a seamless navigation through the intricate legal processes, adhering to all essential regulations and timelines.
Benefits of Our Services
Time and Money Savings
Meet Our Principal Lawyer
At Contracts Specialist, we take pride in introducing our Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz. With an impressive tenure exceeding 13 years in the construction law realm, John stands as a beacon of expertise, particularly in the avenues of Security of Payment and debt recovery for builders and contractors in NSW. His illustrious career boasts roles as legal counsel for a renowned Dow 30 construction firm and a stint as a Government Solicitor. Furthermore, John’s leadership shone as the Divisional President of the Master Builders Association (NSW) and as the founder of Small Builders Building Software. His profound understanding spans across drafting, reviewing diverse construction contracts, and a deep-rooted knowledge of construction law across Australia.
Get Legal Advice
For building and construction contractors in Inner West, comprehending the intricacies of debt recovery is paramount. While executing the work and securing payment are distinct challenges, our expertise can guide you through both non-court and court avenues. At Contracts Specialist, we’re here to provide you with tailored advice, ensuring you’re equipped to make informed decisions regarding your debt recovery journey.
Secure Your Construction Payments in Inner West: Embark on Your Journey
Ensuring timely payments for construction services delivered or materials provided in Inner West and its neighbouring suburbs of Marrickville, Leichhardt, Annandale, Newtown, Camperdown, Darlington, Redfern, Erskineville, and Alexandria demands expert intervention and guidance. Our law firm stands dedicated to aiding contractors from these regions with top-tier legal counsel and representation. Initiate your path to swift payment recovery by booking a complimentary 15-minute consultation. Reach out to us now and explore how we can be your beacon in this journey.