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Construction Law

If it’s construction-related, we’ve probably seen it before – and we’ll sort it again. From development documentation to contract reviews and dispute avoidance to dispute resolution, we offer the full range of construction legal services – whether it’s a multi-million pound dispute or just some ad hoc advice you’re after. We also offer a full suite of training, including The Archor Basics of Construction and bespoke sessions for clients. Read on, then get in touch.

What we do at Archor.

Adjudications are our bread and butter. For better or worse, it’s the industry’s go-to dispute resolution forum. While adjudication has its flaws – believe us, we know – it can be a quick and cost-efficient route to unlock a dispute. And like it or not, if you’ve got a construction contract, you’re stuck with it anyway…

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Despite the widespread use of adjudication, we remain construction litigators at heart. Court action will always be required in some cases, from simple debt recovery, to adjudication enforcement, to full-blown substantive proceedings in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC). As construction solicitors, unlike some involved in construction disputes, we are authorised to carry out litigation – which means we truly offer a full disputes service…

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Arbitration is increasingly common in construction contracts. It is an alternative to court-based litigation, offering the same final determination but with the apparent advantages of privacy (arbitration proceedings are confidential) and flexibility (unlike the court rules, the arbitration process can be easily tailored to suit the parties’ needs)…

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Despite its terrible name, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) works. From bog-standard mediation to bespoke solutions, there are many ways to solve disputes without resorting to issuing a court claim…

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If you’re carrying out any construction works you need well-drafted and pragmatic contracts in place. Not only do these contracts protect your own interests but they future proof your completed project allowing you to freely sell, lease and finance it…

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No matter what the value of development finance, it is essential that as lender you are protected. This means getting the same contractual protection as the borrower and additional security to protect your position. We are able to provide specialist input to ensure that you understand construction risks through our reports and get the benefit of construction documents that are in place…

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No matter what the value of development finance, it is essential that as lender you are protected. This means getting the same contractual protection as the borrower and additional security to protect your position. We are able to provide specialist input to ensure that you understand construction risks through our reports and get the benefit of construction documents that are in place…

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We’re specialist construction solicitors – and that’s all we do. We know there are others out there who are specialists in their fields and don’t touch construction law. We can fill that void…

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