Building, Construction & Engineering

Building, Construction & Engineering

The MDS Legal building and construction team offer a high quality full range of legal services to clients in the building industry so that our clients can benefit from our knowledge and experience of the law, rules and legislation in this often complex area.

Whether is it reviewing a client’s standard suite of building contracts, agreements and specifications or acting for clients in building and construction disputes, MDS Legal delivers a high quality service to it's clients in a practical, prompt and cost-effective manner.

MDS Legal strives to provide advice and assistance to clients in a common sense manner, always mindful of the time and cost that can be taken up on projects when disputes or issues arise. With that in mind, the building and construction team has significant experience in all forms of dispute resolution including arbitration proceedings, mediation and adjudication under the Construction Contracts Act.

When disputes cannot be resolved through these alternative resolution processes the team is able to offer strong and decisive representation to clients in all forms of litigation. The team has acted for a wide range of clients in the building industry including builders, developers, architects, home owners, project managers, and building advisers and consultants in disputes in numerous courts and tribunals including the Supreme and District Courts, the Building Disputes Tribunal and the State Administrative Tribunal.

Among MDS Legal’s building and construction clients is a large range building co-operative of almost 100 high end residential and commercial builders.