Building Resolutions

Navigating Construction Contract Disputes

The construction industry, with its intertwining of diverse expertise and vast project scopes, thrives on the solid foundation of well-drafted contracts. Yet, despite meticulous planning, disputes can arise, often due to differing interpretations, external factors, or unmet expectations. At Resolve Solicitors, our mission is to pave the path towards swift, fair, and constructive resolutions, ensuring projects proceed with minimal disruption.


 Experts can provide technical insights on work quality, project timelines, costs, and other specifics, offering an informed perspective during dispute resolution.

While they can be legally valid, written contracts are highly recommended given the complexities and stakes involved in construction projects.

The duration varies based on the dispute's nature, the resolution method chosen, and the willingness of parties to find common ground.

Yes, in the UK, laws such as the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (as amended) provide a framework for construction contracts and dispute resolutions.

Absolutely. Our team is well-equipped to handle cross-border construction contract disputes, considering international laws and jurisdictional nuances.

It's a controversial clause where a contractor delays payment to a subcontractor until the contractor receives payment from the project owner. The fairness and enforceability of such clauses can vary by jurisdiction.

Contracts often have "changed conditions" clauses detailing how unexpected site conditions, like hidden utilities or unusual soil conditions, are addressed.

Yes, many contracts include clauses that require parties to seek mediation before pursuing litigation.

Engaging with experts like Resolve Solicitors during the drafting phase can ensure your contracts are comprehensive, clear, and in line with best practices.

Contact us directly for specialized guidance. Let's lay the groundwork for resolution, ensuring your construction projects stand on a firm legal foundation.

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