Construction Contracts & Procurement

Our detailed knowledge and experience of the construction industry ensures we offer a unique service to our clients during the construction contract phase and throughout procurement.
Construction Contracts

The importance of having clear, concise, accurate contracts in place on construction projects in advance of any work taking place cannot be underestimated. In today’s market, as profit margins shrink and spending on construction projects diminishes, it is critical to have the correct documentation in place in advance.

Our detailed knowledge and experience of the construction industry means we offer a unique service to our clients during the construction contract phase. Kreisson understands how construction works, and we know how to avoid the myriad of pitfalls in construction contract drafting to ensure that our documents cut to the heart of transactions and clearly allocate risks to minimise your exposure.

Procurement

With our detailed understanding of construction, we can help your business to implement and develop its procurement process to effectively ensure the correct procedures are in place from the outset of any construction project. We work with your business to ensure the correct level of support required for your business through the procurement process.

Kreisson offers support from early project planning, procurement strategy selection, use of contract templates and guides, tendering and preparation of tender documents, selection of contractors and consultants, the choice of contracts, contract administration, conduct of project workshops and meetings, performance monitoring and management.

OUR KEY SERVICES

Construction contracts work including:
  • Project correspondence
  • Advice on Australian standard forms
  • Bespoke contracts
  • Contract negotiations
  • Risk analysis
  • Domestic contracts
  • International contracts
Procurement strategies and services including:
  • Reviewing and adapting your business’ tender approach
  • Procurement flow charts
  • Understanding different types of construction contracts and choosing the right model for your business construction project
  • Understanding the pre approval process
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Post execution and delivery
  • Education, workshops and training in contract risk, effective contract administration and dispute management and resolution
We work closely with you and your business to understand your key risks and the marketplace in which your business operates.

We provide end-to-end legal services required for you and your business to deliver a procurement process and construction project from the concept to the final delivery with ease. We understand that there are a number of different contracts in the market. We will help you to negotiate through the maze, including how and when to use bespoke or standard form contracts or amended standard form contracts.

We work with your business to ensure the correct level of support required for your business through the procurement and construction contracts process.

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OUR EXPERTISE

Our team is well respected in the industry and includes lawyers with significant in-house experience.

Kreisson advises on procurement and the construction aspects of all types of property investment and development. Our property department deals with all types of property sales and purchases and acts for developers, public bodies, funding institutions, contractors and engineers.

Excellence is key to the Kreisson philosophy and culture. We create practical and commercial legal solutions, connect those solutions with our clients’ business objectives and deliver those solutions efficiently and responsively.

David Glinatsis

Director

Michael Pelosi

Special Counsel

Matthew Graham

Senior Associate