Construction Contracts in Hobart

We review and draft building contracts, and advise you on how to administer them well. We also help you resolve breach of contract, and help you terminate your contract if need be. 

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Construction Contracts

We draft custom contracts to suit your specific needs and to protect contractor rights, and review standard form contracts from HIA, Master Builders, and Fair Trading, so that you can administer your contract well.

What is a Construction Contract?

A construction contract is the written expression of your agreement with the other party, and is binding between the two of you. It embodies the rights and obligations of each party, and the liabilities of each, should either one renege on their obligations. 

Your building contract must always:

It is important to study your contract well before signing, to make sure you don’t run into snags later on.

Book your free first consult with our specialist construction lawyers now. A thorough Contract Review will help you manage your risks, and administer your contract well.

We Help You With All Types of Construction Contracts

Residential Building Contracts

Whether you’re building a new home or renovating, whether you’re using the Small Works Contract, or the Supply and Install Contract, or the Cost Plus Residential Building Contract, or the Medium Works Contract, we review them fully, and advise you on how to minimise your construction-related risks.

Subcontract Agreements and Commercial Building Contracts

We draft custom contracts, Subcontractor Agreements, and Commercial Building Contracts for builders, contractors, subcontractors, landscapers. We also do Contract Review and Advice on standard form contracts for subcontracting, Medium Works Commercial Contracts, and others.

Residential Building Contract for Alterations/Additions/Renovations

We draft and review contracts for the construction, renovation, or addition of home features like garages, pools, decks, pergolas, and the like; whether on a contract sum/lump sum, or cost plus basis.

Small Works Contract

No matter the size of your home renovation project, we will help you review your contract to make sure everything goes according to plan. We review and dispense practical legal advice on Small Works Contracts such as for your kitchen, bathroom, and laundry; including Supply and Install Contracts.

Why are construction contracts important?

They are the written expression of the parties’ agreement

They state the rights, obligations, and liabilities of each party

They contain the procedure for resolving issues such as delay, defects, improper variations

Residential Building Contract Review

Why invest on Contract Review? 

Building or renovating a home may be the biggest investment in your life. Engaging a specialist construction lawyer to do a thorough, analytical Contract Review and Advice will help you negotiate with the builder, administer your contract well, and mitigate construction-related risks that affect cost, time, and build quality.

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Let Our Hobart Building Contract Lawyers Help

We have more than 10 years experience with Construction Contracts, from drafting, to reviewing, to helping resolve contractual disputes.