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August 8, 2022

When are liquidated damages a penalty?

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July 13, 2022

Court of Appeal Clarifies the Statutory Limitation Period Under the Victorian Building Act

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July 11, 2022

The Victorian Supreme Court finds Expert Determination valid but not binding.

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July 6, 2022

Must a Payment Claim Relate to Work Done Under Only One Construction Contract?

The Court of Appeal of the New South Wales Supreme Court recently considered the application of the so-called ‘one contract rule’ under the Building...

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June 29, 2022

Developer landowners may be subject to statutory duty of care to avoid economic loss from building work

The recent NSW Supreme Court decision of The OwnersStrata Plan No 84674 v Pafburn Pty Ltd [2022] NSWSC 659 considered the proper...

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June 24, 2022

Builder’s statutory duty of care extended in New South Wales

In the matter of Goodwin Street Developments Pty Ltd atf Jesmond Unit Trust v DSD Builders Pty Ltd (in liq) [2022] NSWSC 624 the New South Wales...

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June 23, 2022

A Ticket to Misleading or Deceptive Conduct— Findings of the Full Federal Court in Viagogo v ACCC

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has upheld the Federal Court’s finding that viagogo AG contravened numerous sections of the Australian...

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June 10, 2022

New South Wales Supreme Court Interprets Indemnity Clause

A recent decision of the New South Wales Supreme Court in PA Putney Finance Australia Pty Limited v Aalders [2022] NSWSC 607 considered the...

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May 30, 2022

No agreement found for the purpose of the Commercial Arbitration Act

The New South Wales Supreme Court recently considered whether parties to an arbitration had reached an agreement to allow an appeal under section 34A of the...

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April 14, 2022

Inaccurate Render Used in Off-the-Plan Sale Found to Be Misleading or Deceptive Conduct

The recent Federal Court decision Ripani v Century Legend Pty Ltd [2022] FCA 242 highlights the requirement for disclaimers to be clear and particular...

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April 7, 2022

Bona Fide Reliance on Mistaken Contractual Interpretation Does Not Constitute Repudiation

A recent decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal in Aslan v Stepanoski [2022] NSWCA 24 considered the scope of repudiatory conduct. The...

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