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Veesaunt Property Syndicate 1 Pty Ltd v Alliance Building and Construction Pty Ltd (No 2) [2023] QSC 129

Preventative measures – Contractor’s failure to satisfy conditions precedent enlivens the prevention principle Executive Summary This case confirms the prevention…

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SHA Premier Constructions Pty Ltd v Niclin Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] QCA 2019

What happens when a principal fails to nominate a superintendent as required by the contract? After consideration of an amended…

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Sun Engineering Shines Light on Adjudication Decisions

Summary In September 2021, Sun Engineering (Qld) Pty Ltd (Sun Engineering), as Contractor, and Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd (Ravenswood), as…

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Who am I contracting with? Privity of contract and the Security of Payment regime – Ratcliffe v Horizon Glass & Aluminium Pty Ltd [2023] NSWSC 196

The recent decision of Ratcliffe v Horizon Glass & Aluminium Pty Ltd [2023] NSWSC 196 highlights the strict approach Courts…

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Luxury Pty Ltd v Menzies Civil Australia Pty Ltd [2023] WASC 340

Stautory demand set aside due to misdescription of legal basis for the debt. Executive summary Insolvency in the construction industry…

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Can a Superintendent issue a Conditional Certificate of Practical Completion? – H&M Constructions (NSW) Pty Ltd v Golden Rain Development Pty Ltd (No. 4) [2023] NSWSC 925

The purpose of a Certificate of Practical Completion is to certify the date on which all building work has been…

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