A traditional firm with a modern approach
Building and Construction Claims
Building projects rarely go according to plan! Delays in completion or changes to a project may be unexpected but may also be necessary. However, disputes often arise as a result of a contractor’s failure to comply with contractual terms, or with the standards of workmanship or materials which result in defective construction and costly remedial works.
The involvement of a professional project manager to supervise the whole project adds to the project cost, but is usually worthwhile and avoids the customer having to manage the project without a full understanding of the technical issues of the project works. The contract documents and plans, together with a fully documented project history and photographic evidence, will be the key evidence to establishing what went wrong and why.
Most building disputes, whatever the size, can be resolved by mediation or by having a jointly instructed independent expert to investigate and report on the problem, which will avoid unnecessary court action.
We are competent and experienced in acting for a range of clients; from those having problems with a home building extension or party wall dispute to business clients with large-scale commercial construction disputes.