Building & Construction Disputes
Building and construction disputes are unique in their technical complexity and time sensitivity, particularly in the project implementation phase. Whether your interests are as developer or as construction professional, our team has the technical know-how and experience to help you identify, manage and minimise your risk through the life of the project.
To achieve that our dispute resolution team works seamlessly with our front end property team for an end-to-end service that is best positioned to help steer you through the ever-changing building and construction landscape, from project inception right through to completion.
We advise our clients on appropriate, timely strategies to address and respond to tender disputes, defects claims and assessment, delay and overrun claims, security of payment legislation, wrongful termination, professional negligence and building insurance claims arising from commercial, domestic and mixed-use developments.
When a dispute is unavoidable we employ the entire range of non-litigious and litigious solutions to protect your commercial interests including expert referral and determination, adjudication, conciliation, judicial review or litigation through the Court and Tribunal specialist building and lists.
Why Kalus Kenny Intelex?
Our approach is proactive and personal. We make a point of understanding your business and the sensitivity and commercial context of your dispute before crafting a case strategy.
Litigation demystified. The complexities and pitfalls of litigation can be daunting. We make it our job to break down those barriers and develop a strategy in consultation with you that fits your commercial objectives.
The right tech for the job. We embrace the technology demands of the business world, including e-discovery review platforms and document exchange for major litigation.
We back you by backing ourselves. Your legal advice shouldn’t be hard to understand. We make a point of difference by giving clear recommendations at every step of the way, drawn from our 25 years of experience as negotiators and dispute resolution practitioners.
A different type of Litigation lawyer.
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