Construction projects are often complex, which is reflected in the contract documentation


Whether your organisation is a contractor, developer, sub-contractor, consultant, supplier, bank, tenant, purchaser or investor, our construction law solicitors offer a specialist commercially-focused service aimed at facilitating the successful completion of your project.

Prettys combine a client-focused approach with commercially-minded strategies to tailor the best approach for each construction project.

What Can We Do For You?

The Prettys team appreciates the challenges your business faces. We take the time to understand your priorities and are adept at navigating the obstacles faced within the construction industry. For this reason, our construction lawyers offer a wide range of legal services relevant to the sector, including:

  • Preparing, reviewing and/or negotiating building contracts, sub-contracts, consultant appointments, collateral warranties, framework agreements, third-party rights, terms and conditions, development agreements, facility management agreements, bonds and guarantees, novation agreements and all ancillary documentation

  • Amending standard form construction contracts (including JCT and NEC) and commenting on / negotiating amendments made by others

  • Writing bespoke internal documentation (such as guidance notes and flow charts) to support client delivery of major workstreams

  • Delivering tailored training solutions to harness and build on construction law know-how within client businesses 

  • Virtual or actual "in-house" legal support by providing clients with a dedicated point of contact

  • Collaborating with contacts in other jurisdictions if necessary

  • Devising and supplying on/off-site accessible legal solutions to our clients via our range of helpline, legal clinics, training and other solutions

  • Providing – on a one-off or subscription basis – our Fixed Price Construction Contracts which include a sub-contract and consultancy agreement

  • Discussing topical issues and legal developments of relevance to the industry in a seminar format (via our Developers’ Club and Construction Legal Updates services) contact our experienced team

Where appropriate, we can refer you to our extensive network of professional contacts for support outside of our expertise.

If you are in need of legal assistance regarding any aspect of a construction project, contact our experienced team today to find out how we can help.

Why Choose Prettys?

The Prettys construction team has many years of experience advising on a wide range of projects. We combine the niche expertise and commercial acumen of a dedicated construction law firm with excellent, personalised client service - a combination that provides real value to our client's businesses.

Our legal advisers pride themselves on speaking your language and working with you to achieve your business goals. Drawing on an in-depth understanding of the construction sector, we offer clients the legal guidance they need to achieve and maintain commercial success.

Speak to our team about your construction project to find out how we can help you. Contact us at 01473 232121, submit an online enquiry form or send us an email via enquiry@prettys.co.uk


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