After procuring a contractor for your job you’ll need to consider a contract. We always recommend signing a contract with the builders carrying out your work, though a verbal agreement can create legally binding obligations it’s far better to put all your requirements down on paper. Usual practice is for builders to supply the contract you will use - but as a client, you can always propose an alternative.

In this webinar, lawyer Sarah Fox outlines what to look out for when entering into a construction contract.

There are a number of different construction contracts available for retrofit projects, Sarah Fox has designed this Construction Contracts comparison to assess the pros and cons of each.

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