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High Court sets out duty of care for builders of commercial property

Australia - October 9 2014 In a unanimous decision, the High Court has overturned a decision which had held that a builder owed and breached a duty of care to an Owners'…

Frank Bannon, Stephen Boyle, Dale Brackin, Philip Dawson, Jonathan McTigue.

Bun fight in a sandwich shop - is VCAT a "court"?

Australia - August 21 2014 Expanding the definition of "court" under the Victorian legislation has implications for the interpretation of the Model Law on International…

Symposium of legal experts considers responsibility for delay in the global construction industry

Australia - July 18 2013 As construction lawyers we are routinely faced with disputes arising out of extension of time claims. Where assessment of extension of time claims is…

Response to the Collins Inquiry in construction industry insolvency: bonds, new offences

Australia - April 18 2013 The NSW Government has accepted some of the key recommendations of the Recommendations of the Independent Inquiry in Construction Industry Insolvency…

Frank Bannon, Philip Dawson, Narelle Smythe.

Court delivers landmark judgment for Australian arbitration

Australia - March 13 2013 This morning the High Court of Australia delivered the landmark decision, TCL Air Conditioner v The Judges of the Federal Court of Australia [2013]…

Stephen Boyle, Dale Brackin, Kym Fraser, Steve O'Reilly, Andrew Stephenson.