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Potential reprieve for cladding claims in the NSWSC?

Australia - July 28 2022 In this case, Black J found that the Courts are powerless to make a determination as to whether or not a material is “combustible” pursuant to the…

Zachary Brown, James Rigney

Construction PI Update: Design and Building Practitioners Act

Australia - July 21 2022 One question that has loomed large about the application of the Act has been answered (at least for now). That is, whether the statutory duty is…

James Rigney

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Rawson Homes Pty Ltd [2021] NSWCA 224

Australia - January 31 2022 The issue of calculating how many deductibles an insured needs to pay has again arisen, with the NSW Court of Appeal overturning the primary judge’s…

Australian Construction Industry Insurance Update - November 2021

Australia - November 5 2021 All three consultants appealed to the Court of Appeal of Victoria. The Court of Appeal in its decision of 26 March 2021 largely upheld the VCAT…

Steven Donley, Sarah Metcalfe, Marcus O’Brien

'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