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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Construction Contracts: What are your options?

Coronavirus (COVID19) and the construction industry: What are your options? We recently published an article about how construction contracts can incorporate concepts of force majeure events. A copy of our article can be found here. As the disruptions of corona virus begin to become more extensive with government mandates coming into effect, we believe it’s […]

Regulatory Overhaul and Reform Pillars: building confidence and stronger foundations for the NSW building and construction industry

Transparency, accountability and quality of work are always issues at the forefront of the building and construction industry. In the wake of many high profile instances of defects in newly built developments, these are also the big issues that the NSW Government is tackling in 2020. Where it began: the Shergold Weir Building Confidence Report […]

Construction Disputes: What’s Really in Your Best Interest?

Late last month, the Court of Appeal, in the case of Duffy Kennedy Pty Ltd v Galileo Miranda Nominee Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 25 reminded parties that when it comes to building and construction project disputes, it is imperative that parties take a commercial approach to dispute resolution. Parties should ensure their actions are proportionate […]

Prevailing in a “Battle of the Forms”

Late last year Bradbury Legal was successful in representing its client in the case of Samios Plumbing Pty Ltd v John R Keith (QLD) Pty Ltd [2019] QDC 237 (29 November 2019). The case related to a “Battle of the Forms” where the Court found that our client’s terms and conditions governed the relationship between […]

ADR Processes

  ADR Processes: What are they and how do they work?   In many construction contracts, it is common to have a clause that deals with the process the parties will go through if a dispute arises. These clauses attempt to provide an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process to litigating over every dispute that arises. […]