Building & Construction Law

From your building or construction project’s conception, whatever its size or value, your choices and binding commitments will determine its outcome. Fairmont Legal realises it is important for you to have proper professional advice enabling you to make informed decisions and minimise risk.

Fairmont Legal specialises in providing comprehensive legal support in all aspects of Building & Construction Law. Our team of experienced lawyers possess deep expertise in this complex field and are dedicated to protecting the interests of our clients throughout the lifecycle of their construction projects.

Whatever the project size or value, our advice and guidance will ensure you that you are properly informed as to your rights and obligations from the commencement through to practical completion of your project. We offer strategic advice and effective solutions to ensure our clients achieve successful outcomes. We value our client’s ongoing relationships and will happily assist you throughout the life cycle of your project.

Our Areas of Expertise

Our services cover a wide range of building and construction matters, including:

  • Construct or design and construct contract review and drafting.
  • Risk management advice.
  • Compliance with development and building regulations.
  • Payment and construction defect disputes.
  • Advising on the mitigation of project delays.
  • Reviewing and advising on tenders and preparation of request for tender.
  • Advice on contract management and documentation.
  • Drafting and interpretation of contracts, contract amendments, and special conditions.
  • Advising on contractual claims, disputes, or responses to claims.
  • Commencing action pursuant to the ‘Security of Payment Act‘.
  • Consumer and home building claims.
  • Licensing and home warranty insurance disputes.

Why Choose Us

We work closely with clients, including developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects, and suppliers, to provide proactive legal advice that mitigates their risks and safeguards their interests.

When disputes arise during construction projects, our team is skilled in alternative dispute resolution methods, such as negotiation and mediation, to achieve amicable resolutions.

Where litigation is unavoidable, we offer representation in courts and tribunals to protect our clients’ rights and seek favourable outcomes.

Fairmont Legal is well-equipped to handle the complex legal challenges that can arise in this industry and provide the expertise and support necessary to navigate them successfully, so that our client’s can focus on their core functions and have the comfort in knowing that their legal interests are in safe hands.

To discuss your building and construction matter or to schedule a consultation with our team, please contact us at (02) 8107 4898 or submit a consultation request.

Our Strategy

At Fairmont Legal, our firm is guided by a three-point strategic approach.



At our law firm, we prioritize our clients’ needs and goals above all else.

We believe in building strong relationships with our clients, taking the time to understand their unique circumstances, and tailoring our legal strategies to best serve their interests.

Our team is committed to providing personalised attention, clear communication, and unwavering support throughout the legal process.



With a diverse team of highly skilled solicitors, we offer a wide range of legal services to meet the diverse needs of our clients.

Whether it’s property law, family law, corporate law, or estate planning, our lawyers have the expertise and experience to handle complex legal matters effectively.

We combine our deep knowledge of the law with meticulous attention to detail to develop innovative and strategic solutions for our clients.



We are dedicated to achieving favourable outcomes for our clients. Our firm takes a results-driven approach, utilising our legal expertise and resources to diligently pursue the best possible resolution in each matter.

We understand the importance of timely and effective legal representation, and we
work tirelessly to advocate for our clients’ rights and interests both in and out of the courtroom.

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