Anyone who has been closely involved in construction projects knows how rewarding they can be, and also how much care they require. However, the road to success is liberally sown with pitfalls and potholes!

As part of our real estate services, we provide clients with specialist construction advice, in particular assisting developers, investors, occupiers and funders with construction issues. We draft and negotiate building contracts, consultancy agreements, bonds, guarantees, warranties and third party rights provisions for developers, as well as advising contractors and consultants.

Our partner-led team also advises investors and tenants on the available construction remedies, and drafts and negotiates fit out contracts and consultancy agreements for occupiers. We also help funders providing finance for new developments, ensuring that they can step into the developer’s shoes should it default or become insolvent.

Hamlins has significant experience in dealing with construction and engineering disputes including disputes relating to the financing behind projects, claims for delay and loss and expense, claims for negligent design and/or workmanship and project overspends.

Further, with our specialist construction employment expertise we able to advise those clients with employee relations issues.