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Commercial contracts and disputes 

You need advice before contracting

As construction lawyers we provide, among other things, the following services:

  • We can assist you in selecting the appropriate contract for your project

  • We can draft and negotiate terms to suit any special features of your project

  • We can draft your subcontracts and supply contracts

  • We can assist and advise you in the preparation of invitations to tender

You have a dispute with the contractor

If you have a dispute with a contractor, as construction lawyers we:

  • can advise you of your contractual and legal position

  • can represent you in dispute resolution meetings and mediations

  • can represent you in Court

Services for Subcontractors

We are well aware of the special difficulties subcontractors experience in the building and construction Industry. Mr Merity was involved in the campaign which gave rise to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 which has, to some extent, improved the lot of the average subcontractor.

We can help you if you:

  • need some advice before subcontracting

  • need to get money from a head contractor

  • have a dispute with a head contractor

  • need to resist a claim by a sub subcontractor

  • have a dispute with a sub subcontractor