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    Dealing With a Building Dispute? We Can Help.

    Call Us: 02 9119 2232

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      ————  01. DEFECTS

      What’s the Difference Between a Major and Minor Defect?

      A major defect is a building defect to a major element that causes (or is likely to cause) either:

      • The inability to occupy or use the building (or part of it) for its intended purpose.
      • The destruction of the building, or part of it.
      • A threat of collapse of the building, or part of it.

      Minor defects are smaller defects that can affect how a building looks or functions. But minor defects don’t compromise the integrity of the building structure.

      ————  02. OUR ADVISE

      At One Law, Our Building and Construction Lawyers Can Advise on:

      • The Home Building Act.
      • The building contract and the general law of contract.
      • What are the statutory warranties and what is a considered a breach. Note that somethings can be considered defective, but not necessarily a breach of the statutory warranties – there is a difference!
      • How the Tribunal views defects in view of the building contract and the Act.
      • What tests to apply in measuring any loss suffered.

      We take the time to understand the contractual relationship, the nature of the dispute, and address the pressing issues at hand

      ————  03. HELP

      We Can Also Help With:

      Tribunal or Court Representation

      Should a claim be raised and escalated to a Tribunal or Court, our One Law Building and Construction lawyers are here to assist with negotiating the best possible outcome. We strive to secure the most favourable outcome for you as quickly as possible.

      Contract Compliance and Advice

      Builders in NSW must be aware of their statutory obligations to homeowners under the Home Building Act before carrying out any residential building work. Breaching the provisions  of the Act carries civil and, in some cases, criminal penalties including heavy fines and loss of a contractor’s license.

      Our team can provide expert guidance before you enter into the contract to ensure your rights and interests are protected.

      Building and Strata Disputes

      Our building and constructions lawyers, specialise in navigating through different types of disputes including:
      • Building defect claims.
      • Scope of work variation disputes.
      • Breach of statutory warranties allegations and claims.
      • Unlawful termination of a building contract allegations and claims.
      • Building contract contractual terms breaches.
      • Progress payment claims.

      By addressing these issues early and strategically, we aim to minimise the impact such claims have on your bottom line.

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      ————  04. WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

      Legal Expertise With a Difference.

      Our lawyers will provide easy to understand advice and recommendation, taking the necessary steps to negotiate an effective resolution. We offer competitive and flexible pricing. We are also transparent about our fees, so you are fully informed of costs upfront.

      ————  05. OUR TEAM

      Your Injury & Accident Specialists

      At One Law, we understand that every case is different, and we take the time to get to know your situation. We are your local lawyers with access to resources in all states, so you know your case is in good hands no matter where you are in Australia. Meet our Building and Construction Specialists.

      James Saba

      Director

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      Geetha Sanderan

      Special Counsel and General Manager

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      Breshna Abawi

      Associate

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      Valeria Jabro

      Paralegal

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      Violet Saba

      Paralegal

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      Chris Alvanos

      Legal Admin

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        ————  06. CONTACT

        Have More Questions?

        To find out how One Law can help you, call us on 02 9119 2232.

        We can also assist with:

        • Family Law
        • Injury a Accident Compensation
        • Business & Commercial Law
        • Property Law & Conveyancing
        • Wills & Will Disputes
        • Criminal Law & Traffic Offences
        • All Court Work

        Do you need a Building and Construction Lawyer?

        Call us on our advice line 1800 663 529 or leave your details and we’ll call you.

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