Construction Law

Contracts concerning building projects imply significant investments, often extending over a long period of time. In addition, the coordination of a project is a challenge, ensuring that engineers, architects and lawyers are involved in the process at the right time. It is no easy task to make all this form a synthesis; so, why not let us help you. We have great and broad experience within the construction area, seeing clients through the process several times each year. Whether you are a building owner, a contractor, an architect or an engineer is not important; we are of course prepared to assist all parties.

For many years, HjulmandKaptain has been one of North Jutland’s most requested legal advisers within all branches of the building and construction sector; so, we advise and assist all kinds of actors within the area of construction law, including building owners, contractors, architects, engineers, public authorities, and insurance companies. In addition to legal key competence within this area of expertise, we have established a solid insight into the practical aspects of the various stages of a construction process by means of a profitable cooperation with our customers and cooperation partners.


We assist our clients with a number of assignments pertaining to construction law, such as e.g.:


  • Preparation of tender documents and tender specifications;
  • preparation of specific and common/general terms and conditions;
  • contract drafting;
  • contracting;
  • professional services agreements;
  • public/private partnership and/or consortium agreements;
  • counselling on the application of standardized contract documents pertaining to construction law, including AB92, ABT93, ABR89, and FIDIC;
  • guarantees – establishment and release;
  • counselling on contract management, including definition of problems in respect of types and extensions of time, claims for daily penalties, additional work, notices of defects, organization of handing-over meetings, and 1-year and 5-year inspections;
  • counselling on project development – from idea to realisation;
  • counselling in connection with any insolvency/bankruptcy proceedings against the building owner or the contractor;
  • dispute resolution, including mediation, conciliation and arbitration, taking of evidence by way of legal survey, progress status report and expert resolution.


Should you have any questions to the above, please feel free to contact us by telephone +45 7015 1000 or email to