Anything with regard to building construction and related fields to that, like engineering, falls under the branch of law called construction law. This branch of law holds all the legal matters, issues, and activities about construction.
There are buildings almost everywhere we look in the world. Hence, construction law is everywhere as well. Where the construction is, this type of law is present as well, for the regulation of the efficiency, effectiveness, safeness, and ethics of this matter. With this law, construction of any building is ensured to be of a certain standard that it needs to be.
In the United Arab Emirates, the buildings are swarming the country as it is one of the fastest growing places in the world. This makes it evident that regulations are definitely laid down to regulate the construction of these buildings.
How Can Lawyers for Contractors and Clients Help You?
When a contractor wants to bid for a project, pitching in their proposals, construction lawyers can help in making one. They can also aid with regard to contract interpretations. In the event that a proposal is rejected or returned to them unawarded, these lawyers can also assist and help in challenging for it.
We can aid you in drafting the contracts that will serve to be binding documents between you and your clients. By assisting you, we can make sure that your contracts have the proper clauses, terms, conditions, etc. A construction contract attorney will make sure that all costs that will be incurred will be stated in the contract to be covered by the contractor’s client.
As per the agreement that is signed by both parties, a construction law attorney will ensure that the payment has been fully received by the contractor (which covers the materials, labor, etc.). An action will be taken by the lawyer if in case there is still an unpaid sum that should be covered as per the date or terms of the contract.
As per the request, a claim for added time and compensation, delays, design defects, job site conditions, etc. can be forwarded to a lawyer assisting in this matter. A lawyer can represent the claimant in negotiations as well. A construction lawyer will ensure all claims conform to any contractual obligations or legal requirements.
Common Disputes with Contracting and Construction
Because of the complexity that goes with it, there can be legal issues that need to be handled like problems with regard to the contracts, defects in construction, injuries or accidents in the workplace, or issues in obtaining building permits.
The government is playing a role in regulating this certain aspect in the country, which is the construction of buildings. There are strict rules and regulations with regard to this industry as loss of human lives and financial loss can be incurred with one single and small mistake. This is why not complying with the laws will have to result in facing huge penalties.
This is why construction lawyers in UAE are available to extend their help from the start of an agreement until the end of it and throughout any claims against them. The parties are advised of their duties and responsibilities as well as their rights. They are also informed on how to better comply with the laws of the country.
The construction lawyer will help his client to the contract to anticipate everything that might arise during execution stage and thereafter and direct the parties how they should deal with such developments.
Construction Lawyers in Dubai
HHS Lawyers and Legal Consultants is one of the leading construction and infrastructure lawyers Dubai and all over the country. Our services extend not only to the Emirate of Dubai but throughout the country, as we have construction lawyers in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Umm A Quwain, and Al Ain as well.
We provide an extensive range of consulting services that will add the best value to your construction. Based on the requirements of your contact, our experts will offer you solutions supported by decades of experience in the industry. These solutions will ensure that you are on the right foot with your plans. Predominantly, when it comes to the risk factor, our experienced construction lawyers will provide a guarantee for the success of any construction project by minimizing risks.
Our expertise in this field gives us the edge to advise you with any construction-related inquiries that you need answers to. The team of specialists in our firm can guide you throughout the process, ensuring that our advice and directions are clear for you to grasp.
We have a list of our practices that we can offer you that relates to this that include but not limited to the following:
- Drafting construction contract
- Handling Construction claim
- Resolving construction disputes through negotiation
- Alternative dispute resolution