Latest Updates

Our recent legal updates are listed below.

Contract Issues

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

Construction Industry Lockdown: Stage 4 Restrictions for Metro Melbourne

The second wave of COVID-19 has continued to spiral in Melbourne…

NCC 2019 Amendment 1: Changes starting on 1 July 2020

In response to the recommendations of the Shergold Wier Building…

Commercial Issues

Contractual interpretation: What did we even agree upon?

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It is the question as old as human trade and commerce: when we…

Disputes

Contractual interpretation: What did we even agree upon?

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It is the question as old as human trade and commerce: when we…