While building disputes are not uncommon, most could have been avoided or resolved early on had there been a lawyer involved. However, many contractors, developers and suppliers often overlook the importance of consulting a construction lawyer prior to entering a partnership and beginning a project. Without consulting a construction lawyer, you could get yourself stuck in a loop hole, or worse, unknowingly breach your contract.
If you are entering a contractual agreement with a supplier, builder or contractor, it’s important that you have legal assistance throughout the entire life of the contract. You may not want to incur the costs of hiring a lawyer, but just think about how much money it could save you down the road. Instead of asking yourself how much it will cost to get legal advice, ask yourself how much it will cost in the long run if you don