Whether you are the principal in a large mining or construction project, a subcontractor or a domestic owner or builder, Pragma can assist you with the most common disputes in construction.

Timing and delay.




Pragma can help you to identify, prevent, manage and minimize your risks and exposure.

Whether it is in drafting and negotiating terms in your contract or it is in relation to a dispute during the life or after the contract, we can provide you with strategic advice and methods to mitigate loss.

Pragma can assist you to cost effectively and efficiently resolve any dispute.  We have experience in arbitration, mediation, expert determination, adjudication and conciliation and in Courts and tribunals relating to construction related disputes.

Pragma will normally accept instructions from all clients in relation to:

  • Contract negotiation.
  • Advice on obligations.
  • Advice and representation in dispute resolution – adjudication, mediation, arbitration and expert determination.
  • Advice and representation in resolving disputes – either at the Building Commission, State Administrative Tribunal, Magistrates, District or Supreme Courts of Western Australia.
  • Payment disputes and rapid adjudication.
  • Extension of time.
  • Defect liability.
  • Liquidated damages.
  • Home Building disputes.
  • Briefing experts.

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