Building & Construction

We offer strategic legal advice for developers, builders and contractors pertaining to construction projects. We engage with all parties to any contract in relation to building and constructions services, assist with the preparation and negotiation of appropriate contracts, assess stakeholders risks and advise on the best course of action for the relevant party.

What we do

We provide legal solutions by combining expert legal advice with hands-on experience in project and commercial management. Our team work with many award winning construction companies and understand the rigours of the business. Our objective is always to mitigate risk and ensure parties are well aware of the terms of engagement, including best practice.

How can Baybridge help me?

Our Building & Construction expertise and services include the following:

Why choose Baybridge?

Our team has extensive knowledge of the building and construction industry and the legal landscape that surrounds it. We stay up-to-date on the latest developments and regulations to ensure that our clients receive the best advice and representation.

With decades of combined experience in construction law, our team has a deep understanding of the industry and its complexities. We have worked on a variety of projects and have a wealth of experience in providing top-tier legal advice.

Our ultimate goal is to help our clients succeed in their building and construction ventures. We work closely with our clients to understand their needs and provide tailored solutions that meet their unique requirements. Our focus is always on achieving the best possible outcome for our clients.

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Purchase of Rent Rolls

We understand that selling a property management portfolio can be difficult and time-consuming. Understanding the unique intricacies of acquiring a significant asset ensures that the process goes as smoothly as possible; we work with you to guide you through each step. We manage the process from assisting with negotiating the agreement, drafting the purchase contract, and managing the settlement process. Our involvement ensures you are in safe hands, allowing you to focus on managing and growing your business, as well as your new portfolio of clients.

Succession Planning

Real Estate Agencies are unlike any other business, and planning the next stage for your agency requires careful analysis and consideration. Although sometimes emotional, succession planning is a vital part of business planning. We are here to guide and support you through this transition with advice on the best succession plan for you and your team. Once the right plan is in place, we assist with Shareholder Agreements, Buy Back Agreements, and other contracts you may need.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some of the questions we hear most often. If you’ve got a question that isn’t covered, hit us up and we’ll be happy to help.
Common legal issues faced by construction businesses in Australia include contract disputes, building defects, security of payment claims, construction disputes, and work health and safety issues.
A construction lawyer plays an important role in a construction project by advising on contract drafting and negotiation, as well as providing legal guidance on construction-related legislation, compulsory land acquisition, and security of payment issues.
Security of Payment refers to the legal mechanism that ensures contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers are paid for the work they have completed on a construction project. This includes payment claims, payment schedules, and dispute resolution processes.
Compulsory Land Acquisition refers to the process where the government acquires private property for public use. This process is governed by specific legislation and compensation is paid to the affected property owners. Our team can provide advice and representation in these matters.
A building defect refers to any problem or issue with a building that affects its safety, habitability, or functionality. This can include issues with the structure, cladding, electrical systems, plumbing, or other components of the building.

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Christian Bird

Special Counsel | Commercial

Christian Bird brings real world experience to his role as a senior franchising and general commercial lawyer. Christian understands the commercial challenges faced by franchisors having watched his father successfully found and grow a national franchise system that has been in operation for over 30 years. As a result, he is uniquely placed to assist franchising clients with the myriad of legal challenges they face. Christian has experience working with franchisors across Australia and internationally in a range of industries.