Construction Solicitors

Specialist Construction Solicitors in Essex and Suffolk servicing contractors, employers and providers of professional services to the construction sector.

Specialist Construction Law solicitors providing pragmatic and strategic legal advice to sub-contractors, construction professionals and main contractors.

Holmes & Hills’ Construction Team represents clients largely based and operating in East Anglia, London and the South East, but with increasing regularity are working with clients, particularly sub-contractors and those providing professional services to the construction industry, operating across the whole of England.

Specialist advice on disputes and non-contentious Construction Law matters

Holmes & Hills Solicitors' team of construction solicitors in Essex and Suffolk advise clients in East Anglia and nationally on a wide range of Construction Law matters. The Construction Team are regularly representing clients in contentious matters (disputes) aimed at achieving a prompt successful conclusion, as well as non-contentious issues aimed at preventing disputes and protecting the interests of the client’s company and its Directors or Partners.

  The Construction Team advise and represent clients in relation to:

  • Adjudication
  • Arbitration
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Contract review and drafting
  • Defective works and defect liability periods
  • Extension of time claims
  • Extra hire claims
  • Interim and final account disputes
  • Loss and expense claims
  • Enforcement
  • Suspension and termination
  • Professional negligence
  • Practical completion disputes
  • Variation claims

Advising clients, before, during and post contract periods

Holmes & Hills works in partnership with clients, advising pre-tender and contract, during the course of a project and post-completion of the project. When working with clients, the team ensure to take the time to understand the client's business, including size, nature and scope of operations; the client's strategic and project objectives; as well as the client's risk profile. This information and insight into a client's business assists the team in providing detailed, pragmatic and commercial advice and representation aimed at preventing and resolving construction disputes.

Specialist construction solicitors in Essex and Suffolk

Holmes & Hills’ team of construction solicitors are based at the firm’s head office – the A12 Commercial Hub – at Junction 25 of the A12, Marks Tey, Colchester. From the firm’s six offices across Essex and Suffolk, the Construction Team provides services to clients which are based nationally in addition to those across East Anglia, the South East and in London.

Resolving construction disputes

Holmes & Hills’ Construction Team are experienced in providing specialist legal advice and representation relating to a wide range of construction disputes. Advice provided by the team is pragmatic, prompt and commercial. Advice and representation is provided by solicitors specialising in Construction Law who deal solely with operators in and suppliers to the Construction industry.

Construction contract reviews and drafting

One of the most effective means of avoiding a dispute arising in the first instance, as well as providing for a quick, successful resolution where one does arise, is to have effective contracts in place with the parties you are contracting with.

Holmes & Hills’ specialist construction solicitors provide fixed-fee contract review services and contract drafting services, allowing you to enter into contracts and commence new projects confident your legal position is protected. 

Scaffolding Association – national partner solicitors

Recognising the firm’s specialist expertise in Construction Law, the Scaffolding Association has partnered with Holmes & Hills’ team of construction solicitors to provide its 500+ members across the country with easy access to expert legal advice and representation. Holmes & Hills also provides the Scaffolding Association with its legal training events and legal guidance documents which the Association makes available to its members.

Employment Law advice for construction companies

Clients of Holmes & Hills Solicitors operating in or providing services to the construction industry benefit from access to Holmes & Hills specialist employment lawyers. Employers can access ad hoc advice on a range of Employment Law issues, from designating workers status through to defending Employment Tribunal claims.

Commercial Law advice for construction companies

Sub-contractors, industry professional service providers and main contractors, can access a wide range of expert corporate and commercial law advice from the specialist commercial solicitors at Holmes & Hills. From advice on company structures and Directors’ responsibilities, through to Shareholder Agreements and company acquisitions and sales, Holmes & Hills provides business owners in the construction industry with the commercial law advice they require to protect their commercial and personal legal industries.

Commercial Property Law advice for construction companies

Whether your business operates from an office, a unit or a yard, Holmes & Hills’ commercial property solicitors can provide you with expert advice on buying or leasing new commercial premises, sub-letting parts of your property, or disposing of property, as well as resolving disputes surrounding your commercial property.

Expert Construction Law Advice

Call 01206 593933 and get expert advice from a specialist Construction Law solicitor.
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Your Construction Team

A team of legal advisors comprising specialists in Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Employment Law and Commercial Property Law experienced in advising construction companies.

David Dixey

Employment Law Specialist

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