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Building & Construction Dispute Resolution

Unlock solutions for your construction and building challenges
Our expert team navigates the complexities of construction and building disputes, empowering you to build your future with confidence.

Why seek legal advice

Building and construction disputes can be daunting, but our team is here to simplify the process for you. By choosing HK Law, you benefit in the following ways:

  • Expert Guidance: Access our specialist knowledge
  • Timely Resolution: Prompt assessment and progress
  • Legal Protection: Ensure your rights are upheld
  • Tailored Advice: Listening to your needs and objectives
  • Wide Client Base: Serving homeowners, developers, contractors, and more
  • Multiple Forums: Expertise in litigation, mediation, adjudication, arbitration, and expert determination
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Why choose HK Law?

Choose HK Law for your building and construction dispute needs, and you’ll find a committed team dedicated to achieving the best outcomes for you.

  • Specialist Expertise: Our niche focus sets us apart from our competitors. We excel in having a practical understanding of build projects and construction law, from the contract stage through to completion and any disputes that arise.
  • Client-Centric Approach: Your unique circumstances guide our advice. We ensure you understand your rights and options to make informed decisions.
  • Dedicated Team: Committed to relieving the burden from your shoulders. We handle the process so you can focus on your objective.
  • Inclusive Services: Serving both residential and commercial clients. Comprehensive support for all.
  • Results-Driven: Our commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes. We strive for your success in every case.
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Your questions answered

Michelle Dixon, Partner and Head of Construction Law
  • What type of construction disputes can HK Law assist with?
    We handle disputes related to workmanship issues, product failures, project delays, payment issues, contractual uncertainties and more.
  • What should I do if I suspect construction defects?
    Contact us immediately. We'll assess the situation, advise on your options, and take the necessary steps to achieve a solution between you and the trader.
  • What are the benefits of mediation in construction disputes?
    Mediation offers a cost-effective and amicable way to resolve disputes, helping you avoid lengthy legal battles and maintain important relationships.
  • Can you help with construction disputes involving multiple parties?
    Yes, we have extensive experience in handling disputes that involve various stakeholders and we understand the importance of ongoing relationships.
  • What are my rights as a landowner facing construction issues?
    We advise you on your rights and property interests, ensuring that construction projects do not negatively impact your land and property.
  • How do I initiate a construction dispute resolution process?
    Contact us, and we'll guide you through the appropriate dispute resolution forum, whether it's litigation, adjudication, arbitration, or mediation.
  • Do you offer support for commercial construction disputes?
    Absolutely, our expertise extends to both residential and commercial clients, ensuring comprehensive support for all types of construction disputes.
  • I am a trader, can you assist me?
    Yes, we represent all traders such as contractors, plumbers, roofers, electricians, professional consultants and we also represent developers, consumers and homeowners.

By Darren Francis, Associate Solicitor

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