About Our Law Firm
At Contracts Specialist, we possess a deep understanding of the Home Building Act and associated regulations. Our expertise extends to the Design and Building Practitioners Act, relevant codes, standards, and case law. While we are not located in Griffith, we are committed to serving residents of Griffith and its surrounding suburbs—Griffith City, Griffith (Est) – Collina, Griffith (Central) – South, Griffith (North)—with tailored legal advice. Our focus is on achieving satisfactory outcomes for homeowners through skilled contract advising and dispute resolution.
What is the Home Building Act?
The Home Building Act 1989 serves as the cornerstone legislation for residential building and construction activities for New South Wales. It mandates that homeowners at Griffith and its surrounding suburbs—Griffith City, Griffith (Est) – Collina, Griffith (Central) – South, Griffith (North)—engage only licensed builders and contractors who meet the qualifications for safe and competent construction work. The Act further stipulates that home building contracts must encompass statutory warranties, insurance provisions, and other critical details to protect the rights of homeowners. This ensures a legal framework that upholds quality and safety in residential construction.
Matters Your Home Building Act Lawyer Can Help With
Our legal services extend to a wide range of issues under the Home Building Act, particularly beneficial for residents at Griffith and its surrounding suburbs. We can assist you with:
- Home building contracts, including HIA, Master Builder, Fair Trading contract review and advice
- Home building defects rectification
- Statutory warranties
- Home building insurance
- Debt recovery
- Notice of Suspending and Terminating Work
- NCAT Dispute Resolution and Representation
Our expertise ensures that you are well-equipped to navigate the complexities of home building legalities, from contract inception to dispute resolution.
At Contracts Specialist, we offer a comprehensive range of services tailored to the Home Building Act. Our focus is on serving the residents of Griffith and its surrounding areas—Griffith City, Griffith (Est) – Collina, Griffith (Central) – South, Griffith (North)—with matters such as:
- Defects and incomplete works
- Quantum Meruit claims
We possess robust knowledge of the procedures for lodging and resolving disputes under the Home Building Act, both through the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal and the court system. Our services are particularly geared towards representing homeowners and builders under Master Builders, HIA, and Office of Fair Trading Contracts.
Meet Our Home Building Act Lawyer
Meet John Dela Cruz, our Principal Lawyer at Contracts Specialist. With over 13 years of specialised experience in construction law, John is adept at providing tailored legal services to homeowners at Griffith and its surrounding suburbs. His expertise spans construction contract reviews, advice services, and dispute resolution.
John’s background includes serving as legal counsel for a Dow 30 construction company and as a Government Solicitor. He has also been the Divisional President of the Master Builders Association (NSW) and founded Small Builders Building Software. His comprehensive knowledge in construction law makes him an invaluable asset for any homeowner navigating the complexities of the Home Building Act.
Get Legal Advice
If your issue pertains specifically to the Home Building Act, then specialised legal advice is crucial. Our firm focuses on the unique challenges that homeowners in Griffith and its surrounding areas face under this legislation. Schedule your free initial consultation to determine the best legal course of action for you.
Take Control: Secure Your Residential Construction Success
Navigating the legal intricacies of residential construction for Griffith and its surrounding suburbs can be daunting. While Contracts Specialist is not located in these areas, we are legally authorised to serve you. With over a decade of specialised experience, we offer expert advice on contract rights, risks, and obligations. Book your free initial consultation today to safeguard your interests and ensure your project’s success. We’re here to guide you every step of the way.