To ensure your project gets off to the best possible start, we can help you with:
We are regularly asked to advise on different procurement methods, including ECI, GMP, construction management and managing contractor arrangements.
We are familiar with all of the key Australian Standard forms of contract, including as AS 4000, AS 2124, AS 4902, AS 4300, AS 4916 and many more.
We act for commercial contractors, property owners, developers, consultants and other industry stakeholderson projects generally in the range of $5-50 million. We do not advise on domestic construction contracts.
Our construction lawyers offer practical, common sense advice, promptly when needed. (Read more about our Service Promise here.)
We advise on commercial projects typically in the range of $5-30m, right across Australia.
Most of the contracts we review are bespoke contracts or modified Australian Standards (e.g. AS 4000, AS 2124, AS 4300, AS 4902, AS 4916 etc).
Our reviews will allow you to quickly identify key risk areas and are presented in a way that is easy to understand.
When things change or don't go to plan, we can step in to support the project team.
This practical guide contains easy-to-understand commentary, flowcharts, contract administration templates, flowcharts and checklists. It covers issues such as:
- Overview and key concepts explained
- Assembling the contract
- Administering EOTs, variations and latent conditions
- Payment claims and disputes
Turtons is more than just a construction law firm. We have the expertise to provide legal support across your entire business. And if we can't help, we'll be able to steer you in the direction of someone who can.
Our commercial law services include:
Because we're not just construction lawyers, we look at problems from different angles. We always have an eye on the bigger picture. We partner with our clients over the long term.
A number of companies in the construction sector are using employee share schemes to attract, retain and motivate key staff. They can also be a fundamental part of your business succession strategy.
This free guide provides a detailed overview, including:
Refurbishment and fit out of a commercial office building in NSW ($40m)
Construction of serviced apartment buildings in NSW (various, $10-15m)
Remediation of a commercial jetty in South Australia ($13m)
Construction of a landfill facility in Western Australia ($7m)
Refurbishment of a university building in Sydney
Payment/delay dispute involving a large retail project in Melbourne ($25m project, $4m dispute)
Refurbishment of a hotel in Sydney (various, $10-25m)
Rectification of a reservoir in far north Queensland
Defects dispute involving the construction of a new car dealership in regional NSW
Group Executive & Co-founder, SHAPE Australia
We’ve been working with Turtons since we opened our doors in 1989. Turtons has been an intergral part of our business success. We wouldn’t think of going anywhere else.