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Quantum meruit or damages?
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • May 31 2017

VCAT has ordered the owners to pay a builder $660,526.41 by way of a quantum meruit following the termination of a building contract; a sum which was


Factoring and leading with your chin
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • May 24 2017

Factoring agreements are very popular with subcontractors and suppliers in the construction industry, assisting cash-flow by providing a line of


Reasonable Notice - August 2016
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • August 25 2016

Do I still get reasonable notice? That is a very good question, and until very recently we would have said, Yes! For those without an agreed period


CMF Projects Pty Ltd v Riggall & Anor 2014 QCA 318
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 20 2015

Where builder fails to include cost estimate in 'cost plus contract' Domestic Building Contracts Act 2000 (Qld) (Act) section 55(4) ability to


Quantum meruit in a round about way: the importance of request and reliance
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 11 2013

When a contractor finds itself in a situation where there is no contractual right to payment for the work it has performed, a claim for quantum


I didn't think I had a binding agreement!
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 28 2013

Lawyers and commercial managers in a highly competitive market are often faced with immense pressure to get things moving on a project, leaving


Sopov v Kane ends
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 16 2009

As many will be aware, Deacons has represented the contractor, Kane Constructions Pty Ltd, in the above proceedings


Sopov v Kane ends
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • December 16 2009

The long-running litigation concluded last Friday 11 December when the High Court, for the second time, refused an application by the principal for special leave to appeal from the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria


Court upholds builder’s claim for quantum meruit
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • September 11 2009

In 1999, Kane Constructions (Kane) entered into a building contract with developers for the development of a mixed residential and commercial property known as the Boilerhouse Project