Construction Lawyer and Building Contract Solicitor in Hobart, Tasmania

Construction Lawyer and Building Contract Solicitor in Hobart, Tasmania

Why Choose Construction Lawyer Hobart?

We are a team of Hobart construction lawyers with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Hobart. We specialise in construction law, construction contracts, debt recovery, Security of Payment, building disputes, strata, litigation.

Our clients include small builders, homeowners, contractors, strata, and other stakeholders in the construction industry. 

The firm was founded more than 10 years ago by Principal Lawyer John Dela Cruz, who leads a team whose expertise in building contract review, building contract disputes, construction disputes, Security of Payment, debt recovery, and contract termination, has led the firm to be considered as one of the best construction lawyers in Hobart.

We work fast, we charge small firm fees, and we work diligently to secure a favorable outcome for our clients.

Construction Lawyer Hobart Services

Construction Contracts

  • Contract Drafting
  • Contract Review & Advice
  • Contract Administration
  • Legal Advice

Debt Recovery and Security of Payment

  • Payment Claim
  • Payment Schedule
  • Debt Recovery
  • Adjudication and Court Litigation

Building Dispute Resolution

  • Construction Disputes (Court)
  • Legal Advice and Representation
  • Breach of Contract (Defects, Variations, Delay)
  • Termination of Contract

Our Clients​

Home Owners

  • Building Contract Review
  • Legal Advice
  • Building Contract Disputes
  • Court Litigation

Contractors

  • Security of Payment
  • Debt Recovery
  • Legal Advice
  • Contract Drafting
  • Contracts Advice

Builders

  • Contract Drafting
  • Legal Advice
  • Building Disputes

Why Choose Construction Lawyer Hobart as Your Building and Construction Lawyers

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Why Hobart Homeowners, Small Builders, and Contractors choose Construction Lawyer Hobart

We give legal advice that is practical, actionable, and reasonable.

We help you make informed decisions by making sure you thoroughly understand your contract and your risks.

We specialise in Construction Law, and have the expertise to guide you through every stage of the construction life cycle.

We help you from the contracting stage, to dispute resolution in tribunals, to litigation in Court.

We understand that construction is an investment, that’s why we don’t burden our clients with exorbitant fees. Your first consultation is free, and we have fixed-fee options.

Your Next Steps

Step 1: Book Your FREE First Consult

Click on the button below to book your free first consult with our Principal Lawyer, John Dela Cruz. You will be directed to answer a quick questionnaire so John can learn more about your matter.

First consult, free.

Step 2: Document Review

Send us a copy of the relevant document and paperwork so we can go over them thoroughly, and determine where you stand legally.

Step 3: Quotation and Agreement

You will receive a Cost Disclosure before we agree to enter into a formal engagement. We are transparent about our fees and there are no surprise charges. We offer fixed-fee option.

Step 4: Legal Advice

A formal engagement allows us to dispense specific legal advice and help you make an informed decision on what course of action would benefit you best.

Meet Our Principal Lawyer

John Dela Cruz
Principal Lawyer

John Dela Cruz is the Principal Lawyer of Construction Lawyer Hobart. 

In 2011, John established operations in key Australian cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Adelaide. The firm has since expanded to Hobart, as it continues to widen its reach across Australia. 

He brings with him extensive, invaluable experience culled from years of serving in leadership positions in the construction industry. 

His previous roles include Divisional President and Councillor at Master Builders Association (NSW), Corporate Legal Counsel of a Dow 30 construction company, and Government Solicitor.

John is also the founder of Small Builders, a software designed to help builders and tradespeople run efficient, profitable construction businesses. John is committed to delivering cost-effective, accessible, and innovative solutions to clients.

John is also the founder of Small Builders, a software designed to help builders and tradespeople run efficient, profitable construction businesses. John is committed to delivering cost-effective, accessible, and innovative solutions to clients.

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