Building and construction
LPLC sees claims every year where practitioners have failed to properly advise a client about building and construction issues. The causes of claims are varied with some claims arising when advising a client entering into a building contract while others relate to advising a client involved in a building dispute.
Keeping up to date with constantly-evolving building and construction law is good risk management.
Work in this area of law is often technical and time critical, and with the ever-increasing time and cost pressures, simple errors occur. Understanding the causes of claims as well as the specific risks will assist practitioners with their claims prevention strategies.
Below is some information to assist practitioners who practice in this area minimise the risk of receiving a claim.