Construction Disputes, we're on your side

If you request legal advice from Else’s construction solicitors at the start of a dispute, or even before a conflict arises, you could save a lot of time, trouble, and expense.

Many projects in the construction and engineering industries are by hit disputes at some stage. Projects are regularly made-up of several teams and numerous individuals so it’s not surprising there are often clashes over roles, responsibilities and contractual obligations.

Conflict may be prompted by allegations of faulty design or materials, poor workmanship, or delays over payments. Some disputes can be resolved relatively easily but others can escalate without careful handling and awareness of the legal issues.

Expectations and attitudes can vary within a workforce, even on a small scale development. This can resort in court action can be costly in time and money for the project.

Else’s experienced construction solicitors in Burton on Trent, will be able to swiftly and efficiently advise on the terms of contracts that should be in place from the outset.

We have the knowledge and expertise to spot areas of potential conflict and we can advise on ways to minimise the risks of disputes.

If a dispute occurs it need to be resolved as quickly as possible to avoid jeopardising the project. We can help you to take the right course of action and yield the best results for you.

Else offer a range of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes including mediation, negotiation, conciliation and adjudication. In some cases ADRs may be preferable rather than going to court, as they can save you time and money.

If litigation is the only answer, Else Solicitors have the expertise to represent you in the Construction Court effectively and professionally.

For more detailed legal advice about your contract, please contact our expert construction solicitors in Burton on Trent, on 01283 526200. Alternatively, you can send us a message and we will get in touch at a time that suits you.

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Andrew joined Else from a leading international law firm with over 25 years experience in construction law and is considered an expert in this area.

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Andrew Hickman

Partner - Head of Construction

Amiee joined Else Solicitors in 2014 in the Dispute Resolution department, and was promoted to Associate in July 2018.

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Amiee O’Toole

Associate - Dispute Resolution

How can we help?

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For more detailed legal advice on how we can help, please contact the dispute resolution team on 01283 526200, alternatively you can send us a message and we will get in touch at a time that suits you.