Construction and Engineering Law

Introducing BIG YELLOW – a dedicated team of construction and engineering lawyers – ready to provide advice and assistance in all aspects of construction and engineering projects and at any stage of those projects. This includes risk assessment, compliance, procurement, agreements, negotiations and litigation related to construction service providers, project developers and contractors. We shadow and guide you throughout the construction project journey – from start to finish. This partnering approach differentiates us from other legal service providers.

Our team’s ongoing involvement in your project enables us to fully comprehend and support your commercial needs.

We also advise and provide legal assistance with procurement strategies, appropriate contracts, agreement drafting and negotiation, and bespoke or standard form contracts such as NEC, FIDIC, JBCC, GCC, etc.

Our team engages with regulatory officials on behalf of clients and provides advice in regard to applicable industry laws and regulations. Barnard Inc. manages and administers claims and disputes related to contracts and agreements.

Our construction and engineering team act for clients in a variety of sectors – including engineering, telecommunications, property and energy.

Contracting Forms Advice and Risk Assessment

  • Standard Form Agreements (NEC, FIDIC, JBCC, GCC, iChemE, JCT)
  • Work-package arrangements
  • Bespoke contractual arrangements in multi-jurisdictional projects
  • Procurement reviews
  • Risk assessment​

Barnard Inc. is committed to providing corporate legal services for intelligent and sustainable economic growth and development.

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Barnard Inc.
PRACTICE MANAGERDanielle de Bruyn Senior Associate

Construction Law

When commencing any construction project, the agreement between the parties will be the foundation of their legal relationship. If this agreement is not drafted and understood correctly, it may very well mean the end of the relationship and result in major damages for the parties involved.

These agreements may vary from a basic Service Level Agreement to FIDIC-, NEC- and JBCC agreements. Theses agreements should only be signed once proper advice has been obtained and consensus is reached between the parties.

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The Construction & Engineering Law Team