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'Finding meaning in the undefined' - Rawson Homes Pty Ltd v Allianz Insurance Limited [2020] NSWSC 1654

Australia - March 10 2021 When a hailstorm descended upon the North West of Sydney, the furthest thing from the builder's mind was how many deductibles it needed to pay under…

James Rigney.

Australian Construction Industry Insurance Update

Australia - February 19 2021 There have been a number of important developments for individuals who provide engineering services in Queensland. The engineering industry should be…

James Rigney, Marcus O’Brien, Maxine Tills, Steven Donley.

Construction Consultants' Increased Exposure from Third Parties: Misleading and Deceptive Conduct

Australia - November 17 2020 The Court of Appeal held that direct evidence is not required to hold a third party liable for misleading and deceptive conduct where inferences can…

James Rigney.

Australian Construction Industry Insurance Update

Australia - June 30 2020 The Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) (Act) has recently commenced. The Act places new obligations on design and building practitioners…

Marcus O’Brien, Steven Donley.

Indemnity clauses and a carve out for proportionate liability

Australia - June 27 2018 An issue for construction professionals in Australia which has been commented on for some years is the mismatch between the broad indemnities often…

David Lee, Maxine Tills.