Tips for builders/project managers facing leaky building claims


Some tips for builders and/or project managers who are facing leaky building claims include:
• Stop and read the claim against you.
• Who is the claim against? You? Your company? A trust? A partnership?
• Consider who else is being sued. Are they jointly responsible for the work?

• Where is the property? Were you on site? What work did you do?
• How much are the claimants claiming?
• What are your defences?
• Look for a specialist lawyer to help you fight back effectively.