With extensive experience in the management and resolution of building and construction disputes, the BDTSA is fast becoming is fast becoming a recognised and respected entity.

The BDTSA provides nationwide services to the building and construction industry as well as members of the general public.
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The Building Dispute Tribunal (BDTSA) is an independent entity which offers assistance and resource in the following instances:


• Unhappy clients that wishes to declare and resolve disputes against their builders, contractors and/or service providers;
• Appointed builders, contractors, architects or service providers that experience any disputes with their clients as a result of contractual obligations between the parties.


If you have experience in mediation, litigation and/or resolution of building or construction disputes, then the Building Disputes Tribunal South Africa is just for you.


As professional Mediators we are fast becoming a recognised and respected entity that provide independent, nationwide dispute resolution services to the building and construction industry as well as to the everyday consumer.


The aim of BDTSA is to accommodate and facilitate solutions with regards to any small building work, mainly home renovations with a monetary value of less than R 1 000 000.00 Our objective is to resolve building-, renovation and construction disputes without the need of costly formal litigation.


We maintain a large panel of qualified and professional mediators to offer fast, effective and fair solutions to your building disputes.

This is What We Do

We assist and guide individuals, contractors and everyone in the building industry to find the most cost effective and amicable resolution for any particular building dispute. To achieve this popular resolution of building disputes, we practice professional mediation and expert determination processes. Our aim is to ensure all parties are in agreement with the end result.

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Where mediation is required, our professional staff will facilitate the mediation process via duly qualified mediators around the country.

Our mediators are handpicked and mostly qualified practicing attorneys with vast experience in mediation.

We Provide Cost Effective Services

Our professional staff will attend to any dispute lodged, deal and negotiate with the disputed party and endeavor to resolve the dispute.

It is our aim to achieve the desired result of an amicable solution that is the most cost effective.

We Provide Professional Mediation

Before proceeding, the parties will need to agree to mediate using the BDTSA Mediation Rules.

Mediation is a cost effective alternative to costly litigation and is becoming the first choice when resolving building disputes.

These are the disputes we have resolved


Flooring disputes


Plumbing disputes


Renovation disputes


Carpentry disputes


Landscaping disputes


Kitchen & cupboard disputes


General building disputes


Tiling and carpeting disputes


Roofing disputes


Electrical disputes


Painting disputes


Bathroom disputes


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With our simple and user-friendly process you are kept informed every step of the way. Most, if not all, of our disputes are resolved without the need of any costly formal litigation.

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