Construction

RH Law delivers comprehensive advice on both ends of contracting. Our expertise extends across drafting and advising on contractual documentation, claims and dispute resolution as well as regulatory services to the building, construction, engineering and infrastructure sectors.

Our strength is advising clients on strategies to avoid or minimise the risk of disputes, the management of disputes and alternative dispute resolution methods. Our team includes an accredited arbitrator and trusted advisor in this specialised and complex alternative dispute resolution process.

RH Law offers a full suite of front end (transactional), back end (litigation) and regulatory services to the building, construction, engineering and infrastructure sectors.  We recognise that each dispute involves a unique set of facts and issues that require an in depth analysis to develop and implement a resolution plan that will meet our clients’ objectives.  Our experience includes:

  • Working with the Australian Standard, Master Builders and other suites of construction and building contract documentation
  • Drafting project specific contract documentation including tenders, specifications and special conditions
  • Managing tender processes including due diligence on tenderers and their standard form documentation
  • Contract analysis and risk assessment
  • Analysing and advising on legal and commercial risks relating to building and construction contracts, delivery and supply agreements, tripartite deeds, alliance contracts, independent certifiers deed and other associated building and construction documentation
  • Security of payment claims, including payment claims, payment schedules, adjudication applications and adjudication responses
  • Dispute resolution
  • Alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation
  • Dealing with industry regulators
  • Construction contract administration, advising principals, contractors, sub-contractors and contract administrators in relation to contract administration (particularly, in relation to progress claim management).