Law that governs the design, construction, and maintenance of buildings and infrastructure
It encompasses a wide range of legal issues and disputes that may arise during the construction process, including contract negotiations, bidding and procurement, construction disputes, liens, payment claims, defect claims, and environmental and safety regulations.
What includes in construction law?
Construction law includes the use of contracts, such as construction contracts, design contracts, and procurement contracts, to define the rights and obligations of the parties involved in the construction project. Construction law also includes the resolution of disputes through methods such as negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation.
Public and Government Contracting
Construction law involves both private and public sector projects, and the laws and regulations may vary depending on the jurisdiction. In general, construction law seeks to balance the interests of owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders involved in the construction process.
- Offering representation for supply contracts
- Helping with contract negotiations
- Ensuring regulatory compliance
- Assisting with litigation
- Advising parties about a construction agreement on defects, delays, or variations
A construction lawyer can submit claims for added compensation or time. The attorney can also submit claims for unforeseen circumstances, including the following:
- Defects in design
- Unanticipated site conditions
- Other interferences with work
A construction lawyer will ensure any claims fulfill legal requirements and contractual obligations.
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