If you have a dispute with an owner or builder or experiencing difficulties with the performance of your building contract and need someone to provide you with honest sage advice it’s important to know where to look and what to look for in a construction lawyer.
There are a few essential qualities you should gravitate towards to ensure you achieve the best outcome, however you choose to proceed with your matter. These qualities are:
- Experience and knowledge of the law surrounding building disputes and related areas, as well as knowledge of court, tribunal and alternative dispute resolution processes;
- Commitment to handle the matter in a cost-effective and transparent way;
- Professionalism, courtesy and respect; and
- Flexibility with regards to availability and attention to your matter.
Dealing with a building dispute can be a stressful and extremely emotional time and therefore it’s important that you’re comfortable and confident with the representation you have.
Our principal, Marc Sukkar has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry, is dual qualified in law and building, has worked on the world’s largest mega projects, and regularly appears as mediator and arbitrator giving him an advantage over the rest. Marc is highly regarded within the legal profession with an eye for detail and understanding of complex issues.
Ferrer Lawyers is well-versed in all Australian jurisdictions and we work with other construction professionals and experts to ensure you achieve the best possible outcome for you or your business.