Dependable and trustworthy when it comes to protecting your legal entitlements.
Proven history in all areas of property and construction law.
Taking a conscientious and thorough approach to client needs. A step ahead of the rest.
Specialist legal and building services for the building and construction industry
We are an Australian law firm with our head office in Sydney. We offer a combined 65 years of industry experience in all building and construction disciplines.
The Australian building and construction industry is a complex and constantly changing area associated with high levels of risk. At Construction Legal, we provide a unique and rare offering to our clients designed to simplify and reduce those complexities and risks.
Not only are we a specialist legal firm with over 19 years’ experience in construction law, we are also a specialist building services firm offering a combined 65 years industry experience in all building and construction disciplines including superintendent roles, construction management and contract administration.
We have in-depth knowledge in how projects are planned, budgeted and constructed, how time and cost pressures can cause them to go wrong as well as the legal framework that governs the industry.
Owners Corporation and Strata Litigation
Major infrastructure project work
Contract drafting and negotiation
Construction related legislation advice
Expert determination and litigation
Insights and news
Introduction Following amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) via the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprises Incentives No 2) Act 2017...
Introduction The Building Products (Safety) Act 2017 (NSW) (‘the Act’) was passed by the NSW Parliament and assented to on 30 November 2017 by the...
Introduction The recent decision from the Federal Court of Australia in ACCC v JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd  FCA 1224 reinforced the Court’s...
The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) ("the Act") aims to ensure that any individual is entitled to quickly...
Reference dates are the dates on which a payment claim can be made. Such dates are usually stipulated under contract and if not, can be calculated...
Starting from 1 July 2018, there will be a prohibition on the enforcement of ipso facto clauses in certain contracts due to amendments to the...
Our clients’ success is our success
Fouad Deiri, Managing Director
“I continue to place my trust in Jessica because she is a strategic thinker. She has an excellent understanding of my company and foresees risks before anyone else. I feel that I can talk to Jessica honestly and frankly about legal issues as and when they arise and always feel supported by her advice.
Jessica and the team at Construction Legal cannot be recommended enough.”
Sally Stokes, General Manager
“With each subcontract negotiation, Construction Legal manage our risk profile and are thorough in investigating and raising potential issues for our project team to be aware of and manage in their contract implementation.
Jessica and the team at Construction Legal are a valuable part of our business and their dedication and reliability should be applauded.”
COMMERCIAL AND REAL ESTATE INVESTORS
Georgina Emanuel, Property Manager
“Construction Legal’s understanding of property law and experience in retail tenancy has proven to be valuable for the range of legal issues we deal with.
Burgess Rawson couldn’t recommend her highly enough; specifically her ability to understand complex legal issues and have them resolved in commercial concise time frames.”
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