The list of stakeholders is endless as is the list of potential hurdles that can affect a project being delivered on time, on budget and within the specifications.

Our Building & Construction Team provides both front-end and back-end construction services to developers, builders, engineers, investors and financiers. We have two particular areas of expertise in sector – the planning and financing of projects and the handling of disputes and litigation on behalf of our clients.

Specifically, we can help you with project documentation such as preparing tenders, procurement, advising on planning and environmental issues, compliance issues and security of payment contractual provisions.

Together with our Banking & Finance Team, we can provide advice to investors, financiers and management on construction finance, securities, facilities management and prepare tri-partite deeds and joint venture development agreements.

Finally our Dispute Resolution & Litigation Team has significant experience handling Building & Construction matters. We can provide you with local and international arbitration services and handle litigation matters in all Federal and State Courts and Tribunals.

Whatever the scenario, we can pull together a multidisciplinary team to work together to achieve the best outcome for your project with minimum stress, hassle and complications. From corporate advice to a litigious issue, we have the skills to work out the best outcome for all facets of the project and some of the best connections in the business to ensure all your bases are covered.

Building & Construction is an industry susceptible of roadblocks. Madgwicks has experts for issues relating to construction planning and financing, to workplace and industrial relations law, to handling disputes – and everything in between. To find out how to get your project ‘off the ground’ without too many disruptions, contact us today.

Our Experts

Thought Leadership & Past Experiences

Tools down, or are they? Are Domestic Building Disputes ever really done?

Domestic Building disputes occur frequently in Victoria, as well as the rest of Australia, for many reasons whether it be due to alleged defective works or unnecessary delay. When settling such disputes, it is vital to ensure that your Terms...
20 May, 2020

Oh Mann! High Court clarifies availability of quantum meruit claims

In brief On 9 October 2019, the High Court handed down a landmark judgment which has restricted the ability of contractors to rely on the long-standing option of claiming quantum meruit. What used to be an alternative method of relief has...
7 November, 2019

Owners, developers, head contractors, subcontractors, suppliers: Beware of your rights and obligations in recovering and disputing payments

Owners, developers, head contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in Victoria need to be aware of the strict payment and dispute requirements set out in the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) (Act). The Act explained Under the Act, there are...
11 April, 2017