Our construction team provide advice on all forms of construction and civil engineering contracts including RIAI, IEI, NPSC and FICIC standard contracts. We advise on which contracts are best suited for our client’s project, ensuring that important clauses are included in the standard agreements and all issues are covered to avoid disputes.
At Holmes O’Malley Sexton our ethos is to ensure that our clients’ disputes are handled in the most cost effective way whilst tailoring the choice of resolution process to one which works on a practical level. In construction and engineering projects the most important aspects can be to minimize conflict to enable all the parties to continue working together, to keep communication channels open to successfully complete the project and to preserve future working relationships between the parties. We have a track record in assisting speedy resolution which is vital for our clients’ projects.
We advise and act for developers, construction companies and public sector bodies.
We have vast experience in contentious and non-contentious construction issues including:-
- Drafting, negotiating and reviewing contracts
- Land acquisition, planning and environmental issues
- Collateral warranties and bonds
- Tender documentation
- Public procurement
- Public private partnerships
- Project insurance
- Construction dispute management –settlement, litigation and alternative dispute resolution (mediation, conciliation and arbitration).
Holmes O’Malley Sexton has a caseload in the education and agriculture sectors, including Joseph O’Meara leading advice to a higher education provider on the design and construction of a grant-aided music and dance facility.
Legal 500 EMEA 2013 - Construction
Holmes O’Malley Sexton is ‘clued in and understands where clients are coming from’. Joseph O’Meara heads the practice, which is lead adviser to a further education provider regarding an ongoing library project involving the National Development Finance Agency.
Legal 500 EMEA 2012 – Construction