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Building and Construction Disputes

As a Construction Firm, disputes can arise during a building and construction project.  Whether you have a JCT contract, or some other form of contract, various issues that can arise and which we have the specialist knowledge to be able to assist you.

Common issues that arise under a construction contract include:

  • Claims relating to delay or disruption to a project;
  • Claims relating to variations in the contract;
  • Claims for a reasonable sum of money for the work done and materials supplied;
  • Claims in relation to defects and/or poor workmanship;
  • Claims for liquidated damages;
  • Negligence claims.

In relation to disputes regarding building and construction contracts, there are specific pre-Court procedures that ought to be followed, including seeking to resolve the matter by way of a settlement meeting or at a mediation.  If resolution is not possible through the pre-Court procedures we have experience in dealing with construction disputes in the regional County Courts and the Specialist Technology and Construction Court

Our Business Disputes Team are also able to assist individuals who are experiencing problems with builders they have employed to carry out work on their behalf.

Even if you use a skilled professional disputes can occur. There are many reasons why a dispute between the parties may happen. Our construction disputes solicitors have dealt with some of the most common which are:

  • The work was not carried out to a standard which the owner feels is appropriate for the amount paid
  • The time taken to complete the work is longer than what had previously been agreed.
  • Payment has not been made during the contract as agreed or on completion

In order get the best outcome we work towards a resolution in order to avoid court proceedings which may only add to the stress and cost.  We understand that there may be a need to resolve this in court and are more than prepared to go forward with court proceedings in order to get the best result for you where appropriate.

We can help you with any of the following:

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01302 341 414 0114 272 1884
Disputes Team Our Disputes team is headed up by Emma Cornell; the group covers a wide range of disputes including, personal injury, medical negligence, professional disputes and business disputes Meet the team

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Business Disputes Team

If you are looking for Litigation experts to help you with Business Disputes needs, our team will give you a call back at the earliest opportunity. Alternatively, you can call our Doncaster office on 01302 341414 or our Sheffield office on 0114 272 1884
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