About Our Law Firm
At Contracts Specialist, we offer more than 13 years of specialised expertise in debt recovery and the Security of Payment Act to builders and contractors servicing Burwood and the surrounding suburbs of Burwood Heights, Croydon, Croydon Park, Enfield, and Strathfield. We’re deeply committed to providing personalised legal advice tailored to the unique needs of those in the construction industry. While our law firm isn’t physically located in these areas, our broad understanding of local requirements and commitment to modern technology ensures we provide top-tier, personalised service to our clients from Burwood and beyond. Our high-quality service is reflected in our exceptional 4.9-star rating.
What is Security of Payment?
The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) is a significant legislation that safeguards the right to demand, receive, and recover payments for builders and contractors from Burwood and surrounding areas. The Act primarily assists contractors, developers, suppliers, and subcontractors claim progress payments for the work completed or the goods and services supplied. In the unfortunate event of late or non-payment, the Act provides a structured process. It’s crucial to be aware that the Act specifies stringent time frames, which all parties must strictly adhere to, ensuring a swift resolution to payment disputes.
Security of Payment Act (NSW)
Our team of specialist lawyers can assist you in implementing the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999, offering expert guidance to ensure a swift and effective recovery of payments owed.
We assist you in lodging an adjudication application and provide continuous support throughout the proceedings.
Benefits of Our Services
1. Time and Money Savings
We offer expert advice to help you avoid costly litigation, saving you valuable time and money by streamlining the recovery process.
2. Minimising Legal Risks
3. Ensuring Satisfaction
4. Successful Outcomes
Meet Our Principal Lawyer
At Contracts Specialist, our Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz, brings over 13 years of industry experience. John specialises in Security of Payment and debt recovery services, serving contractors and builders at Burwood, Burwood Heights, Croydon, Croydon Park, Enfield, Strathfield and beyond.
John’s extensive experience includes working as legal counsel for a Dow 30 construction company and as a Government Solicitor, serving as the Divisional President of the Master Builders Association (NSW), and founding Small Builders Building Software.
He excels in drafting and reviewing all types of construction contracts and has a deep understanding of construction law across Australia. John’s approach ensures clients are well-equipped to handle commercial and construction management contracts and any legal issues that may arise.
Get Legal Advice
To safeguard your interests and steer clear of legal disputes in the construction industry, expert legal advice is indispensable. Our principal lawyer, John Dela Cruz, brings over 13 years of construction law experience, specialising in delivering comprehensive and pragmatic advice to builders and contractors at Burwood and surrounding areas.
At Contracts Specialist, we’re committed to helping you enforce or defend your rights under the Security of Payment Act (NSW). By obtaining expert legal advice early, you can pre-empt potential legal issues and protect your interests. Don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule a legal consultation and discover how we can assist you.
Secure Your Construction Projects for Burwood: Your Next Move
Being compensated on time for construction work or materials supplied at Burwood and the surrounding areas of Burwood Heights, Croydon, Croydon Park, Enfield, and Strathfield requires professional expertise and guidance. Our firm is dedicated to providing contractors in these areas with expert legal advice and representation. Begin your journey towards swift payment recovery by scheduling a complimentary 15-minute consultation. Contact us today and explore how we can assist you.