Building & Construction

Building and construction projects have multiple legal elements and are often fraught with contractual and commercial risks. Hillhouse are equipped to assist you to navigate all aspects of infrastructure development, from one-off projects to ongoing enterprises, for large developers to small and privately-owned companies. We can help you avoid costly disputes and see that you are aware of your legal options from the beginning of a development to the end.


  • Documenting, negotiating and advising on all forms of contracts
  • Pre-contract documents such as heads of agreement, memoranda of understanding, construction, operation and management
  • Advising on tender processes
  • Construction exit strategies
  • Property acquisition, leasing and sales
  • Project structuring
  • Site Acquisition
  • Title subdivision, transfers and stamp duty
  • Property settlements
  • Property due diligence including searches
  • Joint ventures
  • Off the plan sales and purchases