Building and Construction

Hunt & Hunt specialises in building and construction law and works with construction companies, sub-contractors, engineers, architects, planners and financiers to guide client projects from early planning to post-build stages.

Hunt & Hunt has many years of experience advising on residential, commercial and industrial projects throughout Australia and has developed a deep understanding of local laws and regulations. This allows us to advise on governance, contract and enforcement requirements affecting building and civil works construction projects in a range of jurisdictions.

Our clients include government, construction companies, builders, architects, owners and owners corporations.

We are experts in:

  • construction contract drafting, advice and enforcement; including standard form and special purpose agreements
  • tender preparation and advice
  • drafting joint venture, alliance and management agreements
  • advising on risk management and distribution
  • advising on existing and planned legislation.

We can also advise on construction security for payment claims, development applications, professional liability and negligence, insurance claims and resolution, and debt recovery.

Dispute resolution

Our team can help resolve disputes quickly and commercially, or advise on the conduct of and representation at mediations. In addition, we have experience in traditional form litigation, as well as arbitration and adjudication. We have also provided representation in cases where clients have been prosecuted by various regulatory authorities including the various state building authorities.