“At Watkins Tapsell we provide expert legal advice to people and businesses involved in the Building and Construction Industry and have done so for over 25 years. We also hold regular seminars and networking events for our clients in the Industry and have good relationships with other experts who can assist you. “


Building and Construction Law is a specialised field where it is crucial that you receive the correct technical and commercial advice on time.

Whether you are a builder, owner, developer, head contractor, subcontractor, government body, council or other service provider we would love to work with you.

We can assist you in the following areas:-

  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Asset protection
  • Business structuring
  • Building and Construction Industry Security of Payments Act issues
  • Building disputes
  • Buying, leasing and selling property
  • Claims Resolution
  • Construction Litigation in all courts and the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Debt recovery and credit management
  • Disputes concerning Development Applications
  • Drafting contracts
  • Employment contracts and subcontracts
  • Environmental matters
  • Home Building Compensation Fund claims
  • Joint venture agreements
  • Professional liability and negligence claims
  • Succession planning
  • Tender preparation and advice
  • Workplace health and safety

Watkins Tapsell regularly hold seminars and workshops in Business and Construction Law. To be kept informed of when the next event is taking place or for further information on how we can assist your business call: