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January 31, 2024

Strict compliance with legislative requirements necessary under Queensland SOPA

In the recent case of Iris Broadbeach Business Pty Ltd v Descon Group Australia Pty Ltd & Anor [2023] QSC 290 the Supreme Court of Queensland...

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December 7, 2023

Federal Court considers whether legal professional privilege prevents disclosure of an independent ‘root cause’ report

The recent Federal Court decision of Robertson v Singtel Optus Pty Ltd considered (amongst other things) whether an independent report commissioned by...

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November 17, 2023

NSW Court of Appeal clarifies the scope of an adjudicator’s duty to consider

The New South Wales Court of Appeal (NSWCA) in Ceerose Pty Ltd v A-Civil Aust Pty Ltd [2023] NSWCA 215 examined the scope of an...

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November 14, 2023

Extravagant? Out of proportion? It’s likely to be a penalty. NSW Supreme Court reiterates principles delineating between enforceable payments upon default and penalties.

Bellas v Powers [2023] NSWSC 1198 serves as a reminder that clauses purporting to make fees payable upon default need to be carefully considered to...

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November 9, 2023

Collaborative Delivery Models: where to from here?

Nicholas Tsirogiannis and Danijela Malesevic The transport infrastructure boom has seen traditional fixed-price and hard risk transfer procurement models...

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October 25, 2023

Building the Energy Transition – Lessons from the Transport Infrastructure Boom

Nicholas Tsirogiannis & Danijela Malesevic   Building the infrastructure to facilitate Australia's coming energy transition is set to place...

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October 24, 2023

A conditional certificate is not evidence of Practical Completion

In the New South Wales Supreme Court decision of H & M Constructions (NSW) Pty Ltd v Golden Rain Development Pty Ltd (No 4) [2023] NSWSC 925, the...

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October 23, 2023

Transport for NSW held liable for nuisance caused by delayed construction of Sydney Light Rail

In the decision of Hunt Leather Pty Ltd v Transport for NSW [2023] NSWSC 840, the New South Wales Supreme Court considered whether the defendant...

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