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Posted Nov 22, 2017 Service by Aconex and the Security of Payment Act
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Case Note: Watpac Constructions (NSW) Pty Limited v Charter Hall Funds Management Limited [2017] NSWSC 865 In the recent decision of Watpac Constructions (NSW) Pty Limited v Charter Hall Funds Management Limited [2017] NSWSC 865 (Watpac Case), the Supreme Court of New South Wales considered (amongst other things), the issue of service of a payment […]

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Posted Nov 20, 2017 Reference date, preconditions, supporting statements and service by a “good Samaritan” all in one SOPA case
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Case note: Castle Constructions Pty Ltd v Ghossayn Group Pty Ltd [2017] NSWSC 1317 There have been a number of decisions of the NSW Supreme Court which have dealt with the consequences of a head contractor serving a Payment Claim that is not accompanied by a supporting statement under section 13(7) and s13(9) of the […]

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Posted Nov 17, 2017 12 Things You Should Know When Preparing To Buy At Auction
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Before Auction day: Make sure you really want this property. Once the hammer goes down, you will be entering into a binding contract with no cooling off period. Even if the property passes in and you buy on the same day as the auction, you will not get the benefit of a cooling off period. […]

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Posted Nov 17, 2017 A Deeming Provision and a Contractual Fiction
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Case Note All Seasons Air Pty Ltd v Regal Consulting Services Pty Ltd [2017] NSWCA 289 Earlier this year, we wrote about the decision of the Supreme Court of NSW in the matter of Regal Consulting Services Pty Ltd v All Seasons Air Pty Ltd, in which the Court found in favour of the plaintiff. […]

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Posted Oct 05, 2017 eConveyancing: principles, platforms and procedures
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Claire Martin and Dr Simon Blount collaborated on an eConveyancing article for the October issue of the Law Society Journal. Article in a snapshot The legality of the electronically created and registered interest is the product of the law’s indifference to contractual form and the express legislative intent of the Electronic Conveyancing National Law. The […]

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