About Our Law Firm
At our law firm, we possess over 13 years of specialised expertise in debt recovery and the Security of Payment Act in NSW, serving builders and contractors in Singleton and its surrounding suburbs of Elderslie, Falbrook, Fern Gully, Fordwich, Dalwood, Garland Valley, Glendon, and Glendon Brook. Though not physically located in the area, our commitment to tailored legal advice remains unwavering. Led by renowned Security of Payment lawyer John Dela Cruz, our team has achieved remarkable successes in construction law. We prioritise personalised service, direct communication with the principal, and modern technology to inform our clients. Our exceptional 4.9-star rating and positive client testimonials on Google Business reflect our dedication to client satisfaction.
What is Security of Payment?
The Security of Payment Act in NSW, officially known as the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999, empowers claimants to demand, receive, and recover owed money from parties liable for payment. This legislation supports contractors, developers, suppliers, and subcontractors in claiming progress payments for the services rendered and goods supplied. In cases of delayed or non-payment, the Act outlines a structured process for claimants to follow. It is vital to adhere to the Act’s strict and short time frames, ensuring prompt action for a fair and efficient resolution of payment disputes. Understanding the Act’s provisions is crucial for safeguarding the payment rights of construction industry participants.
Our team of specialist Security of Payment lawyers serving the residents of Singleton and its surrounding suburbs of Elderslie, Falbrook, Fern Gully, Fordwich, Dalwood, Garland Valley, Glendon, and Glendon Brook can assist you in recovering payments through the implementation of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (“Security of Payment Act”). We ensure that your rights are protected under this legislation, guiding you through claiming progress payments for services rendered and goods supplied.
Rely on us to prepare valid payment claims and serve them to the parties obligated to make payments for your construction work in Singleton and its neighbouring areas.
Count on our specialist lawyers to support you in lodging an application and guiding you throughout the adjudication proceedings.
Benefits of Our Services
1. Time and Money Savings
2. Minimising Legal Risks
3. Ensuring Satisfaction
4. Successful Outcomes
Meet Our Principal Lawyer
Allow us to introduce our esteemed Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz, a highly experienced and qualified expert in construction law with over 13 years of industry experience. Specialising in Security of Payment and debt recovery services for contractors and builders in the NSW construction industry, John brings an exceptional level of expertise to our firm.
With a diverse background, John has served as legal counsel for a Dow 30 construction company and as a Government Solicitor. His dedication to the industry is evident through his role as Divisional President of the Master Builders Association (NSW) and founding Small Builders Building Software.
John’s comprehensive knowledge extends to drafting and reviewing various construction contracts, including residential, commercial, and subcontractor agreements. His expertise spans construction law across all Australian states, and he adeptly addresses common legal issues related to commercial and construction management contracts.
Get Legal Advice
In the construction industry, safeguarding your interests and preventing legal disputes necessitate expert legal guidance. With more than 13 years of experience in construction law, our principal lawyer, John Dela Cruz, specialises in providing comprehensive and practical advice to homeowners, builders, and contractors in NSW.
At Contracts Specialist, we assist you in enforcing or defending your rights under the Security of Payment Act (NSW). By seeking expert legal advice early on, you can proactively avoid potential legal issues and protect your interests.
Contact us today to schedule a legal consultation with John Dela Cruz and discover how our expertise can support and guide you through the complexities of construction law.
Safeguard Your Construction Projects: Move Forward
Securing timely payments for your construction work in Singleton, Elderslie (Singleton), Falbrook, Fern Gully, Fordwich, Dalwood (Singleton), Garland Valley, Glendon, and Glendon Brook requires expert guidance. Our law firm is dedicated to supporting contractors in these areas with specialised legal advice and representation. Take the first step towards receiving your owed by scheduling a complimentary 15-minute consultation. Contact us now to explore how we can assist you.