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Building and Construction

We help builders, subcontractors, contractors, suppliers and professional service providers recognize, manage and mitigate their risks and avoid disputes.


  • Building contract negotiations & amendments
  • Commercial and residential building issues
  • Building & construction contracts and sub-contracts
  • Mediations
  • Land and environment planning matters
  • Disputes arising from building contracts
  • Building and Construction Industry Payments Act
  • Defective building works
  • Debt recovery
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Development of documentation

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During the meetings I had with Garland Waddington, they explained the legal direction in a way I could understand. This made me feel comfortable and confident to move forward. Excellent service.Alan Slade
A wealth of experience to draw on that made consideration of complex issues and a solution easy to understand. We have every confidence in their advice and strongly recommend them to others.R Kerr, Store City
Ken and the team at Garland Waddington are very knowledgeable and I have the utmost respect for them. Everyone I deal with always makes me feel like they have my best interests at heart.Bruce Perry
On an intellectual property licence agreement, I found them to be personable and they got the results required. Their service was reliable and prompt. I look forward to working with them into the future.Garth Chapman

A litigation issue was causing us enormous stress. We achieved the result we needed. We WON! The staff were easy to deal with. Their knowledge was outstanding and they were great communicators.Kate Marshall
We were blown away with how friendly everyone was. The staff member in particular who carried out our conveyancing work was prompt and very approachable. We were very happy with the cost as well.Paul and Lyn Thomas

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