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Building and construction

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


Building contract negotiations and amendments

Ensure you are covered. We can assist you with the negotiations and documentation of building contracts and provide our expert advice.  

Building and construction contracts (and sub-contracts)

We prepare and provide expert advice in relation to building and construction contracts and sub-contracts.


Need help understanding the Act? We guide and assist our clients to ensure that they are complying with State and Federal legislation and regulations including the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017.


With more than 35 years’ experience, we can help resolve disputes quickly and commercially through dispute resolution processes including mediation.


Not getting paid? We can manage and resolve issues arising from commercial and residential building contracts. 

Defective building works

We assist you with resolving disputes with builders, sub-contractors, consultants, architects and engineers arising from defective building works.


You can sleep at night with our support. We manage and resolve disputes arising from building contracts through negotiation and mediation where possible, keeping our clients out of Court.

Development of documentation

We assist you with preparation and development of documentation, provide you with detailed advice and assist you with complying with the terms of the 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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