Our litigation solicitors are able to advise you on your building, construction, engineering and company matters. Here at Fox & Staniland we have the experience to assist you with almost any dispute. Should it be necessary for Court proceedings to be commenced or defended we have the experience and know how to get you the best outcome possible in the most efficient manner.
Disputes in the building industry are often complicated and require specialised legal expertise. Our areas of expertise in dealing with dispute matters include:
Contract work claims;
Home warranty claims;
Tender preparation and advice;
Arbitration and Mediation.
The law defends your right to make a deal, whether that deal was sealed after you have sent an email, shaken hands, or signed a complicated set of documents. If you feel someone isn't honouring their agreement with you, they may be in breach of their contract with you. We are highly experienced at offering detailed, commercial advice on contract disputes between parties.
Often a contract dispute can be resolved without the need to proceed to court. Sometimes court is inevitable. We are able to offer you expert assistance in either case.
We are able to assist you when you are negotiating a lease be it for commercial or residential property. We have extensive experience advising our clients on commercial and retail leases and can assist you with matters including:
Unfavourable lease obligations;
The impact of your lease terms;
The relevance of the landlord’s representation;
Details of pre-contractual arrangements;
Obligations relating to fit-out arrangements.
We will also be able to advise you on sublease and assignment rights, lease renegotiation, market rental reviews, the effect of bank guarantees, ongoing landlord and tenant obligations.
Your relationship with your real estate agent may be an important one to you. If you are a landlord or tenant, you may require assistance in managing your ongoing relationship. If you are selling a house and feel like your agent may have taken too large a commission you should contact us. We have extensive experience dealing with disputes involving real estate agents.
If your family member or loved one has died and you think there’s a problem with how their belongings are being dealt with, you should contact us. You may think that your loved one wasn’t of sound mind when they made the will. You may be concerned that an Executor is dealing with the Estate in a way not consistent with the deceased’s wishes. You may have reason to expect to be provided for in a will, but have received nothing. A lawyer can help you with all of these problems.
We look forward to providing you with advice that will protect your interests and confirm your rights.