Building, Construction & Mining
Mitigating losses requires good planning and implementation from the outset to minimise the likelihood of disputes and good management of any issues or disputes that do arise.
Get it right from the start
Good legal advice is essential from the start of any building, construction or mining project.
This should cover topics including:
Legal requirements to undertake the project
Obtaining government consents
Project structuring, risk analysis and management
Due diligence inquiries
Negotiation and drafting of contracts
Managing the project
If during the course of a building project disputes do arise, it is essential to have an experienced lawyer at your side to assist with the management and resolution.
Greenhalgh Pickhard’s legal team has more than 50 years of experience in dealing with domestic, commercial and industrial building disputes.
They have expertise in advising on various types of disputes, including those relating to:
Quality of the work
Scope of work
Health and safety
Progress and final payments
Progress of the work and extensions of time
Regulatory compliance issues
Rectification of defects
Breach of contract and termination.
Legal services relating to disputes extend to mediation, arbitration or court and tribunal representation.
Greenhalgh Pickard’s building and construction lawyers understand building issues and how to manage them to obtain the best results for their clients.
Besides assisting clients with planning, managing clients’ building projects and resolving building disputes by alternate dispute resolution as well as conducting litigation, additional services are offered in relation to the following:
Debt recovery and debt management
Building commission issues and licensing
Professional liability and negligence
Bankruptcy and insolvency
Greenhalgh Pickard is an innovative Queensland accounting and law firm, with clients predominantly living and working on the Sunshine Coast or the Whitsunday Coast but with many clients also located throughout Queensland, interstate and even overseas. With offices in Caloundra, Kawana, Coolum Beach and Airlie Beach, Greenhalgh Pickard takes pride in being trusted guides and advisers to clients everywhere.
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