Contract Advice and Drafting

Expert Contract Advice

Ensuring that you are aware of the risk allocation in a construction contract from the outset is of the utmost importance. Often, contracts can contain a number of oppressive clauses which must be readily understood and negotiated. Our building and construction law experts are familiar with the full range of contracts often used on projects and excel in providing clear, easy to understand and pragmatic advice to our clients to enable them to enter into or negotiate contracts from an informed position.

Perry Thomas Lawyers are experts in:

  • Providing clear advice on contracting models, risk allocation /distribution

  • Drafting and reviewing construction contracts (including MBA, HIA, Australian Standard Contracts and Custom Contracts)

  • Drafting Subcontracts and Construction Management Agreements

  • Preparing suites of documentation to comply with contract administration requirements

  • Drafting Contract Notices (Extensions of Time, Variations, Termination Notices and Notices of Dispute)

  • Preparing Payment Claims and Payment Schedules

  • Preparing and advising on tenders

Recent matters we have been involved in:

Providing a civil contractor with a contract risk advice on a bespoke contract prepared by an ASX listed company.