Latest Updates

Our recent legal updates are listed below.

Contract Issues

Contractors - don’t use Dropbox if you want to get paid!

In Wärtsilä Australia Pty Ltd (ACN 003 736 892) v Primero Group…

Is the arbitration agreement “not applicable”?

In Gemcan Constructions Pty Ltd v Westbourne Grammar School [2020]…

Security of Payment

A Downer of a decision: The importance of articulating adjudication submissions

In Diona Pty Ltd v Downer EDI Works Pty Ltd [2020] NSWSC 480…

Case article – Brolton Group Pty Ltd v Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd

In Brolton Group Pty Ltd v Hanson Construction Materials Pty…

Construction Regulation

A tale of two Acts

Last week the NSW Parliament passed two significant pieces of…

One small stroke of a pen, one giant leap for legal procedure

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On 22 April 2020, the NSW government enacted the Electronic Transactions…

Commercial Issues

Personal Property Security Register and the construction industry

The introduction of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009…

Disputes

Personal Property Security Register and the construction industry

The introduction of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009…