February 18, 2021

Scaffolding Association members benefit from new solicitor partnership

The Scaffolding Association, the largest trade association in the country dedicated to supporting, accrediting, training and representing companies in the UK scaffolding and access sector has announced a new partnership with specialist construction solicitors, Holmes & Hills, for the benefit of members.

Members of the Scaffolding Association will now benefit from:

  • Free initial consultations for new members and upon renewal
  • Preferential legal fees
  • Success-linked fee structures
  • Direct access to specialist construction solicitors
  • Fixed-fee, specialist contract reviews and drafting
  • Access to legal guidance notes available on the Association website
  • Access to training throughout the year

Members of Holmes & Hills Solicitors’ specialist Construction Team have worked with the Scaffolding Association for several years and have been involved in advising and training a number of its members. Holmes & Hills’ partnership with the Scaffolding Association will formalise the relationship and provide all members of the Association with access to expert legal advice from solicitors that are experienced in the issues affecting scaffolding companies and their management teams.

Solicitors at Holmes & Hills assist members of the Scaffolding Association across the country with, amongst other issues:

  • Successfully recovering monies relating to unpaid invoices/applications
  • Disputed variations and delay claims
  • Extra hire disputes
  • Strengthening terms and conditions
  • Reviewing and advising on contracts

The Scaffolding Association was formed in 2013 and through its provision of effective support to companies within the scaffolding and access sector has quickly grown to over 500 member organisations. The Association supports over 13,000 individual scaffolders.

Holmes & Hills solicitors is a large law firm with over 140 legal industry professionals and six offices. The specialist Construction Team at Holmes & Hills advises and represents scaffolding companies, main contractors and sub-contractors across the country on a wide range of legal matters. Holmes & Hills is recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as leading law firm, providing expert advice, across a number of specialist areas of the law.

Free initial consultations for Scaffolding Association members

Scaffolding Association members can have a free initial conversation with a specialist construction solicitor at Holmes & Hills at the point of joining the Association and at the point of renewing. This conversation provides members with the opportunity to raise any general legal concerns with a specialist solicitor*.

Fixed-fee contract reviews and drafting for Scaffolding Association members

Holmes & Hills offers members fixed-fee services for the review and or drafting of contracts. Whether you are wanting to understand the legal risks you will face and commitments you will be making as part of signing a new contract, or you wish to strengthen your on terms and conditions, Holmes & Hills can advise and assist you for a fixed, preferential fee rate.

Fixed-fee contract reviews are a popular service among sub-contractors who wish to limit their legal and financial risk.

Preferential and success-linked fee structures

Where appropriate, Holmes & Hills may be able to agree with you a success-linked fee structure whereby, for example, you only pay a legal fee in the event we are successful in revering monies owed to you.

Such arrangements are considered and agreed on a case by case and such arrangements will always be subject to consideration to the facts available.

Access to online legal guidance documents

Holmes & Hills has worked with the Scaffolding Association to produce a range of legal guidance documents which are available to members on the Association’s website. Legal guidance documents currently available include:

Additional legal guidance documents will continue to be added to the Scaffolding Association website.

Access to legal training from specialist construction solicitors

Holmes & Hills Solicitors will be providing a range of training to Scaffolding Association members. Members will be contacted in advance of each training session with an invitation to join online, or in due course, attend in person.

Get Free Initial Advice

Call 01206593933 and get free initial advice from a specialist Construction Law solicitor.

*Provides for a brief conversation with a Construction Law specialist to discuss broad issues of concern and potential legal solutions. The nature of these conversations is such that they take up to and approximately 15 minutes. Holmes & Hills reserves the right not to offer such a consultation to a Member or request that they be scheduled in advance.

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