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High Court rules that the implied term of trust and confidence is not part of Australian law

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 10 2014

This week, the High Court handed down its decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker 2014 HCA 32 unanimously ruling that the implied

Public authority a review of the common law

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 30 2014

It is often assumed that universities are public authorities for the purpose of legislation. However, the case law on this issue is conflicting

High Court decision: the implied term of trust and confidence in employment contracts is not part of Australian law

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 30 2014

On 10 September 2014 the High Court handed down its decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker 2014 HCA 32. It unanimously ruled that the

Brookfield Multiplex High Court decision: no duty of care owed by builders to developers

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 9 2014

In significant news for the construction industry, the High Court yesterday unanimously allowed Brookfield Multiplex Ltd's (Brookfield) appeal

Caltex Refineries (Qld) Pty Ltd & Anor v Allstate Access (Australia) Pty Ltd & Ors 2014 QSC 223

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 3 2014

This case is an example of a denial of natural justice by the adjudicator who made his decision based on reasons not advanced by either party. It

Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61288 2014 HCA 36

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 3 2014

This case provides the much awaited decision of the High Court in relation to whether a duty of care is owed by a builder to an Owners Corporation or

McNab Developments (Qld) Pty Ltd v MAK Construction Services Pty Ltd & Ors 2014 QCA 232

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 3 2014

This case is significant because it canvasses the question of whether an error of law by an adjudicator will only invalidate their decision if there

Seabreeze Manly v Toposu 2014 NSWSC 1097

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 3 2014

An arrangement under which one party undertakes to carry out construction work for another party is a 'construction contract' for the purposes of the

Pasado Pty Ltd v Totally Raw Pty Ltd & Anor 2014 QCA 252

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 3 2014

This case turns on its own facts. It is an example of the application of basic principles of contract formation. It also discusses when an appeal

Alliance Contracting Pty Ltd and Tenix SDR Pty Ltd 2014 WASAT 36

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 3 2014

An adjudicator to a payment dispute can only determine whether a party is liable to make a payment or return of security which falls within the