Building, Construction & Infrastructure
Lawyers undertaking legal work in the building, construction or engineering industries require a deep understanding of the sector, development processes, the associated risks, and the ability to apply this understanding to all aspects of building and construction law.
Mills Oakley’s business, construction and infrastructure lawyers assist with the negotiating, drafting and entry into effective development and construction contracts that will meet clients’ commercial risk allocation requirements.
Our advice on potential claims and disputes is focussed on maximising our clients’ positions, while minimising expenditure on costly disputes.
Our building, construction and infrastructure lawyers provide advice in a number of key areas:
- Drafting/negotiation of contracts for commercial, industrial, retail and residential developments and transport infrastructure;
- Advising on key legislation affecting the construction and transport industries, particularly Security of Payment;
- Advice on tendering, probity, project briefs and contractual arrangements between the public and private sector;
- Risk reviews of contract documentation for bid purposes including drafting lists of exclusions, clarifications;
- Drafting and negotiating joint-venture agreements and alliance contracts;
- Advising on contract management, compliance, risk management and performance monitoring;
- Early intervention strategies to avoid unnecessary litigation; and
- Dispute resolution in all major jurisdictions.