Building and construction contract law

Building and construction law forms one of the main sectors of our daily practice.


For years, MDP has been assisting various contractors as well as other players in the building process (site owners, promoters, architects, engineering consultancy firms, insurance companies, etc.) in answering all their legal questions and representing all their interests in a wide range of disputes regarding the building and construction industry.

Our in-depth legal knowledge coupled with technical insight gained through years of practice, and our efficient and pragmatic approach, are certainly major trump cards in this regard.

The strong contacts that MDP maintains with different professional organisations in the sector ensure productive interaction and keep MDP’s finger on the pulse of current legal challenges in the construction sector.

Via the ‘Global Construction and Infrastructure Group’ within Legal Netlink AllianceMDP is able to give its clients real cross-border assistance and advice.

Specific services:

  • Drafting and screening building contracts and subcontracting agreements;

  • Conducting negotiations and advising on building and contracting issues;

  • Resolving disputes relating to contractual issues (payments, contract extras and settlements, handovers, etc.) and construction liability, including assistance in appraisals;

  • Disputes relating to the Breyne Act;

  • Direct claims.