Construction & Engineering

Andersen in South Africa firm has a deep understanding of the complexities and challenges that businesses operating in this sector face. We offer a comprehensive suite of legal services tailored to address the specific needs of construction and engineering companies, developers, contractors and industry stakeholders.

Construction & Engineering industry expertise

  • Construction Contracts: We provide expert advice on drafting, reviewing, and negotiating construction contracts, ensuring that all parties' rights and obligations are clearly defined. Our team is experienced in handling various contract types, including design-build contracts, EPC contracts, joint ventures, and subcontracts.
  • Construction Disputes Resolution: Our skilled litigators have extensive experience in resolving construction disputes through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, or litigation. We handle a wide range of disputes, including payment disputes, delay claims, construction defects and professional negligence.
  • Construction Regulatory Compliance: We assist clients in navigating the complex web of construction regulations and compliance requirements, ensuring that projects meet all relevant building codes, zoning regulations, and health and safety standards.
  • Construction Project Financing: Our team provides guidance on project financing and funding arrangements for construction and engineering projects, including public-private partnerships (PPPs) and securing financing from financial institutions and investors.
  • Infrastructure Development: We offer legal support for infrastructure development projects, including transportation, energy, telecommunications, and public works projects, helping clients navigate the legal complexities associated with such endeavours.
  • Engineering Contracts: Our experts advise on engineering contracts, including professional services agreements, design agreements, and consulting contracts, ensuring comprehensive legal protection for engineers and engineering firms.
  • Construction Insurance and Risk Management: We assist in structuring comprehensive insurance coverage for construction projects and advise on risk management strategies to mitigate potential liabilities.
  • Public Procurement: We guide clients through the intricacies of public procurement processes, ensuring compliance with procurement laws and regulations when bidding for public sector construction projects.
  • Environmental and Sustainability Compliance: Our team addresses environmental and sustainability considerations in construction projects, ensuring compliance with environmental laws and promoting sustainable construction practices.
  • Project Due Diligence: We conduct thorough due diligence investigations to assess the legal risks associated with construction and engineering projects, helping clients make informed decisions before committing to ventures.
  • Real Estate and Land Use: We provide legal counsel on real estate transactions related to construction projects, including land acquisitions, zoning, and land use planning.
  • Infrastructure Financing and Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs): Our experts advise on infrastructure financing, public-private partnership agreements, and other alternative funding mechanisms for large-scale construction projects.
  • Employment and Labor Matters: We assist construction and engineering companies with employment contracts, regulatory compliance, and labor disputes specific to the industry.
  • Health and Safety Compliance: We ensure construction projects comply with health and safety regulations, promoting a safe working environment for workers and stakeholders.

We pride ourselves on being a trusted legal partner for businesses and individuals in the Construction & Engineering industry. Our team's in-depth industry knowledge, combined with our legal expertise, allows us to deliver practical and innovative solutions that align with your business objectives.

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