We are experts in building and construction law

JB Legal

We work with developers, major and mid-tier construction companies, subcontractors, engineers, architects and consultants at all stages of the project life-cycle

Advising on a range of construction contracts including ECI, managing contractor, design & construct, construct-only, EPC, EPCM, construction management and alliance arrangements

Recent Representative Experience

  • Advising builder in relation to construction contract for large-scale mixed-use office, residential and retail development in Subiaco
  • Drafting and negotiating design and construction contract for residential apartment development in Scarborough
  • Drafting construction contract for boutique residential property developer in Henry Street, Fremantle
  • Drafting EPC contract for ASX listed mining company in relation to the expansion of its mining facilities in Cowal, New South Wales
  • Acting for ASX listed property company in drafting and negotiating the construction contract for the Allendale Square Redevelopment project
  • Advising a civil works contract in relation to teaming and alliance arrangements
  • Acting for a government trading entity in relation to a construction contract to fitout its head office
  • Advising a civil works contract in relation to teaming and alliance arrangements
  • Acting for law firm in drafting and negotiating the construction contract relating to the fitout of its head office
  • Drafting early contractor involvement agreement and construction contract for heritage re-development project in Northbridge

Advising on a range of consultancy, engineering and professional services agreements

Recent Representative Experience

  • Preparing precedent consultancy services agreements for ASX listed mining company
  • Preparing precedent project management services agreement for mining and infrastructure project manager
  • Drafting and negotiating development and project management agreements between property owners and project managers
  • Drafting precedent consultancy services agreement (long and short form) for aged care provider and property developer
  • Advising property developer in relation to lead consultant (architect) agreements and liability matters

Advising on financier/builder tie-in arrangements, subcontract agreements, access licences, consultant novation agreements, confidentiality and independent contractor arrangements

Recent Representative Experience

  • Drafting precedent supply and installation agreement for engineering contractor
  • Advising property owners and contractors in relation to air space licences and other adjoining owner and access arrangements relating to construction activities
  • Preparing precedent contract suite for international contractor for use in Australia
  • Drafting and negotiating fuel supply, freight services, chemical supply and other procurement documents for ASX-listed mining company
  • Advising property developers and contractors in relation to financing arrangements, including negotiating financier and builder tie-in arrangements
  • Advising civil works contractor in relation to alliance arrangements including drafting teaming and joint venture agreements

Advising on disputes, contractual issues and claims, claims management, contract administration and CCA adjudications

Recent Representative Experience

  • Advising major contractor on head contract matters, subcontractor and consultant disputes and drafting responses to various CCA adjudication applications in relation to the Perth Children’s Hospital project
  • Advising waste infrastructure contractor in relation to various delay, variations and completion matters under EPC contract
  • Advising major contractor on and preparing response to CCA adjudication application in relation to Wheatstone project
  • Advising property developer on a range of contract claims and notices in relation to major CBD office development
  • Advising ASX listed mining company in relation to various delay and variation claims under EPC contract
  • Advising various residential property owners in relation to building defects, the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 (WA) and other legislation relating to the construction industry in Western Australia