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Construction Claims and Builders Liens

Chris
J. Bettencourt

PARTNER

Greg
P. Van Popta

PARTNER

Eric
L. Vandergriendt

PARTNER

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Our experienced team of construction claim and builder’s lien lawyers are ready to help you with any aspect of your case.  Contact us for a private consultation, here.

At McQuarrie, we represent clients from all sectors of the construction industry, including owners, general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors and material suppliers.  We can assist you with a broad range of construction-related matters and any issues related to the B.C. Builders Lien Act, and agreements that are governed by it.  Talk to us today about PMA claims or other disputes.  Our real estate lawyers focus on timely dispute resolution.

Know Your Rights In Construction Claims

Our firm has the knowledge to help our clients through the process of making construction claims for their business.  We can help you understand the conflicts between different agreements such as the Project Management Agreements and Purchase Agreements, and resolve any PMA claims that arise.

Whether your claim falls under Civil Works (roads, bridges, etc), Buildings (office buildings), or Consultants (related to payment and contracts of consultants used for construction projects), we have a proven track record handling all kinds of construction-related claims, including:

  • Claims related to Construction Site Conditions
  • Contract Changes or Re-Negotiations
  • Contract Disputes & Terminations
  • Delays, Weather Issues & Work Suspensions
  • Injuries, Unsafe Equipment or Work Sites & Impossibility of Performance
  • Maladministration
  • Project Management Agreement Disputes, PMA Claims
  • Strikes & Employee or Contractor Disputes

We know there are numerous factors that can cause delays or an increase in costs for the contractors and the business.   We advise you on the quality of your claim and whether it will be legally compliant.

Builders Liens & The Builder's Liens Act Of B.C.

Our firm also has a successful track record handling Builders Liens cases.  Our lawyers are well versed on the latest legal rules and practices for builders liens, including the BC Builders Lien Act that was first enacted in 1997.

If your business needs help to recover debts that you have yet to pay to contractors and suppliers, our team has decades of combined experience filing the right paperwork, on time, correctly and efficiently.  If you are thinking of taking a builder’s lien, it can be a complicated process and we are ready to give you the advice you need to have it done quickly.

Individuals and businesses that we can assist in claiming a lien include:

  • Construction workers
  • Engineers and architects
  • Hired contractors
  • Material and equipment suppliers
  • Subcontractors hired by other contractors or subcontractors

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Chris
J. Bettencourt

PARTNER

Greg
P. Van Popta

PARTNER

Eric
L. Vandergriendt

PARTNER

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