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The High Court of Australia will consider Security of Payment legislation for the first time
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 8 2016

On 28 July 2016 the High Court of Australia granted special leave for the applicant in Southern Han Breakfast Point Pty Ltd v Lewence Construction


High Court of Australia confirms fee provisions are penalties only if the fees are out of all proportion with the party's interests
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 28 2016

On Wednesday the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2016 HCA 28 in


Supreme Court of New South Wales confirms availability of error of law on the face of the record to quash adjudication determinations
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 17 2016

On Wednesday the Supreme Court of New South Wales handed down its decision in Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Shade Systems Pty Ltd 2016


Court of Appeal confirms need for an arbitration or expert determination agreement to exclude disputed variation claims under the Victorian Security of Payment Act
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 27 2016

In November last year, the Victorian Supreme Court handed down a judgment which held that mediation was not 'a method for resolving disputes' for the


The Supreme Court of Victoria makes the task of an adjudicator all the more difficult
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 17 2016

On 11 March 2016, the Supreme Court of Victoria handed down its decision in Krongold Constructions (Aust) v SR & RS Wales 2016 VSC 94 which places


Security of Payment Roundup
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 19 2016

While the number of security of payment decisions in NSW was steady, Victorians finally found their Act with a 36 increase in adjudications and a


The Supreme Court of Victoria grants injunctive relief to prevent the enforcement of a determination made under the Victorian Security of Payment Act without evidence of insolvency risk
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • January 29 2016

On 13 January 2016, the Supreme Court of Victoria handed down its decision in Milburn Lake Pty Ltd v Andritz Pty Ltd 2016 VSC 3


Supreme Court of Victoria confirms requirements for a "method for resolving disputes" under the Victorian Security of Payment Act
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 20 2015

On Tuesday the Supreme Court of Victoria handed down its decision in SSC Plenty Road v Construction Engineering (Aust) & Anor 2015 VSC 631 which


Security of payment roundup
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 25 2015

The biggest development in NSW this year was the commencement of the legislative changes on 21 April 2014. These amendments can be summarised as


Peter Wood
  • Minter Ellison