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Building & Construction Law

Brisbane's Leading Building & Construction Law Solicitors

We have the expertise to handle various building and construction claims and disputes.

Our services encompass a wide range of building and construction matters, including claims for variations, security for payments, contract payments, defect litigation, professional negligence, regulatory issues, licensing and regulation, tribunal and court proceedings, and liquidated damages.

We have the expertise to handle various building and construction claims and disputes. 

Our services encompass a wide range of matters, including claims for variations, contract payments, defect litigation, professional negligence, and liquidated damages.

Our team of lawyers is also experienced in providing advice and representation in disputes related to security of payment and building and construction regulatory issues.

We understand the complexities of the building and construction industry and have a strong track record of resolving disputes both commercially and through formal proceedings when required. 

Our team combines litigation and dispute resolution expertise with a deep understanding of the industry to ensure our clients receive the best possible outcome.


Security of Payment 

We possess extensive knowledge in security of payment matters, including:

  • Providing advise in relation to payment claims and schedules

  • Managing and advising on adjudication proceedings

  • Developing defences against adjudication determinations

  • Handling subcontractors' charges issues

In the building and construction industry, the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) has had a broad impact. Our disputes team has experience in resolving disputes and claims relating to the PPSA, and frequently collaborates with our front-end PPSA lawyers to ensure you receive the best possible advice and representation. 


Tribunal and Court Matters 

Successfully resolving building and construction disputes requires a combination of legal and technical expertise, as well as an understanding of complex court procedures.

Our team has extensive experience in handling construction litigation in courts and tribunals across Queensland, and we are equipped to guide clients through this challenging process and achieve a favourable outcome.


Licencing and Regulation 

Our team has a wealth of knowledge and practical experience in managing and advising on building contracts, licensing, insurance, and other aspects of the building industry in Queensland.

We have a proven track record of representing clients in review proceedings in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT), successfully challenging rectification orders imposed by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) against builders.

Additionally, we have provided guidance and assistance to building companies in navigating QBCC licensing matters.

Negotiation and Dispute Resolution 

Building and construction disputes can often be resolved outside of formal proceedings through negotiation. With our extensive experience in dispute resolution, we have a strong history of achieving successful outcomes for our clients in a commercial manner.

We approach dispute resolution pragmatically, and actively seek opportunities to resolve cases informally while aligning with our clients’ interests, resources, and objectives.

Our team understand alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration, and can provide clients with guidance and representation in all manner of building and construction disputes. 

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