Doyles Construction Lawyers was established in 1991 by its Principal Lawyer, Jim Doyle and has since grown expanded into four states with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. We are Construction Law specialists and our expertise includes construction contract reviews and amendments, drafting and structuring, building dispute resolution, construction negotiation, payment claims, litigation, arbitration, general advice and more.
Doyles Construction Lawyers acts for a diverse range of clients which are involved in the municipal, construction, engineering, and development industries and include government agencies, statutory authorities, principals, head contractors and subcontractors alike. From small residential projects to major civil and commercial developments, we are well equipped to handle all types of projects and represent parties at all stages of project development from planning, tendering, design and construction, to project delivery and dispute resolution.
We have a team of experienced and capable staff who can assist in a wide range of Construction Law matters. Our staff come from multidisciplinary backgrounds having worked in legal services, building construction, engineering and related industries. This provides our clients with the benefits of a wealth of experience and in-depth knowledge of construction projects and the associated legal issues.
Doyles Construction Lawyers has represented clients on a number of high-end developments including major shopping centres in both Queensland and South Australia, various Government and private investor projects in New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria. Our team members also regularly present at industry conferences on topics of current interest and publish a newsletter which features recent Court decisions of specific relevance to the construction industry.
When an inquiry is made a lawyer will ascertain the clients requirements, development and course of action, outline activities required and establish key operational stages of work.
We are available for urgent advice and are able to map out a plan of action to protect and promote your interest with minimal delay.
Doyles Construction Lawyers maintain efficiency by using databases to effectively control and manage large volumes of documentary material. The firm’s software enables solicitors to link up with on-line government search registries and professional research data bases, access internal and external programs and files and maintain contact with clients and other personnel.
The firm’s focus is on the delivery of excellence in all aspects of the practice with continuous development in all areas. It is one of the few legal firms which has maintained accreditation to international commercial quality standards for over a decade.
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The professional staff at Doyles Construction Lawyers bring years of multidisciplinary experience and focused skills to enable a tailored approach to each matter.
The firm’s solicitors have been involved in construction and major projects for over twenty-five years. The solicitors are qualified to advise clients with a multi-disciplinary approach to challenges while appreciating the ramifications of legal, technical and commercial issues.
Doyles Construction Lawyers provide advice to principals (including government, semi-government and non-government clients), contractors and major sub-contractors. Doyles Construction Lawyers also advise clients on probity issues, through reviewing and providing recommendations regarding statutory and organisational compliance.
Ongoing Professional Development
The firm selects lawyers for their commitment to service and legal excellence. Doyles Construction Lawyers invests heavily in professional development and encourages staff to continue their legal education beyond the mandatory standards for lawyers. We also invest in paralegals and administrative staff with knowledge of the legal process to support our legal professionals.
Our staff regularly attend industry-run conferences, seminars and workshops for ongoing professional development. Attendance at such events heightens industry knowledge and builds a strong relationship with industry associations and personnel to promote our efficiency and understanding of developments and trends in the industry, which in turn is for the benefit of our clients.
Professional And Industry Associations
Various solicitors of the firm are members of the following organisations:
- Australian Institute of Project Management
- Law Council of Australia Construction Law Committee
- Law Council of Australia
- Queensland Law Society Construction Law Committee
- Lawyers Engaged in Alternative Dispute Resolution (“LEADR”)
- Institute of Arbitrators Australia
- Quality in Law
- Institution of Engineers Australia
- Housing Industry Association
- Civil Contractors Federation
- Master Builders Association
- Australian Institute of Project Managers
- Building Designers Association Australia
- Engineers Australia
- Society of Construction Law Australia
- Environmental Planning and Law Association
- Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia
Doyles’ client base reflects the diversity of participants in the construction, engineering, development industries and many more.
We act for:
- Principals, including government and statutory authorities
- Contractors, builders and project managers
- Consultants, such as engineers, architects and surveyors
- Subcontractors and suppliers.