Preston Law has decades of experience providing clients practical, timely outcomes in building and construction law matters.

We act for construction companies, civil contractors, and subcontractors, for all types of business owners, and we also act for homeowners and principals. 

We do work for everything from residential clients, small scale developments, to large commercial and civil projects. 

Our lawyers recognise its clients want their building and construction law matter resolved quickly, with a minimum of fuss and with as small a hit to the hip pocket as possible.

We know the law and have real-world experience in building and construction and our building and construction lawyers will work with you to get the best result possible. 

Our Building and Construction Services

We can help you with your:

  • Contracts - choosing the best contract for your job or project, drafting and negotiating the contract, and tailoring it to protect you and cater for your specific needs (including standard and non-standard agreements);
  • Tenders - for those larger jobs, we can assist you to prepare your tender documents, and provide advice as to the tender requirements;
  • General advice - risk management, compliance with legislation, systems and processes, understanding the BIF Act and the ‘security of payment’ legislation, and navigating issues with the QBCC; and
  • Disputes - payment claim disputes, BIF Act disputes, all contract claims and disputes, fights about completion and defects, and everything in between.

Dispute Resolution

Our lawyers have extensive experience in the dispute resolution process, including mediation and arbitration. We design cost-effective dispute resolution plans for our clients, ensuring the best outcome is achieved as promptly as possible.  

Whether you are a homeowner, builder, contractor or sub-contractor, our building and construction lawyers can assist you with any construction dispute matter. 

Our Building and Construction Team

Michael Laycock

Michael Laycock

Sean Webb

Sean Webb

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