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Contract Issues

No Builder’s Licence was no barrier to Work Order! What?

An appeal in the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal…

What are Latent Conditions and how do you manage the risk?

The term ‘latent condition’ can strike trepidation in the…

Construction contracts and unfair contract terms

As reported by us at the time, in November 2016, the Australian…

Construction contracts and changes to insolvency laws

Reforms to insolvency laws will prevent contracting parties relying…

Quantum Meruit Building Work Claims

When a contractor makes a claim for ‘quantum meruit’ they…

Security of Payment

Respondents despondent as the Court of Appeal further narrows scope for judicial review

In an important decision for adjudications in New South Wales,…

‘Accrual’ reminder for developers

The recent Supreme Court decision of Broadview Windows Pty Ltd…

The end of the road for retention moneys on large projects?

Head contractors who enter into construction contracts with subcontractors…

Contractors beware: Risk of no reference dates after termination

A payment claim may not be valid (for the purposes of the Security…

Construction Regulation

Commercial Issues

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