Building and Construction Lawyers in Cairns
Preston Law has decades of experience providing clients with practical, timely outcomes in building and construction law matters.
Whether you are a construction company, civil contractor, subcontractor, business owner, homeowner or principal, we can help. We provide legal services to residential clients, small-scale developments, to large commercial and civil projects.
Our lawyers recognise that you want any building and construction law matters resolved quickly. With minimum fuss and with as small a hit to the pocket as possible, we help reduce hassle.
With real-world experience in building and construction you can be confident our lawyers will work with you to get the best result possible.
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Our Building and Construction Services
We can help you with your:
- Contracts – choosing the best contract for your job or project is the first step in the contract process. The next step is drafting and negotiating the contract. Lastly, tailoring the contract to protect you and cater for your specific needs is essential. This includes standard and non-standard agreements.
- Tenders – for those larger jobs, we can prepare your tender documents, and provide advice as to the tender requirements.
- General advice – General advice includes risk management, compliance with legislation, and systems and processes. We can also help you understand the BIF Act, the ‘security of payment’ legislation and navigate any QBCC issues.
- Disputes – payment claim disputes, BIF Act disputes, all contract claims and disputes, fights about completion and defects, and everything in between.
With our building dispute lawyers, you can benefit from their extensive experience in resolving disputes, which includes mediation and arbitration. We create dispute resolution plans that are both cost-effective and efficient, ensuring the best possible outcome for our clients is achieved promptly.
Our Cairns lawyers can help with construction disputes for homeowners, builders, contractors, and sub-contractors.