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Posted Jun 30, 2020 Podcast: Combustible Cladding Ep. 2
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Special Counsel, Anthony Herron provides an update on developments in the law in relation to Aluminium Composite Cladding. This episode will look at several case studies and the lessons learnt from each.   Episode 1: https://kreisson.com.au/combustible_cladding_ep_1/ Episode 3: https://kreisson.com.au/combustible_cladding_ep_3/   For more information – Download our Combustible Cladding eBook here See our Combustible Cladding articles:…

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Posted Jun 25, 2020 Biowood: When A Building Product Is Found Wanting
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  Remedies for Construction INTRODUCTION The decision of The Owners Strata Plan No 92888 v Taylor Construction Group Pty Ltd & Frasers Putney Pty Ltd (2019) 15 November 2019 raises important issues for construction and fire safety compliance. We set out our comments about this decision and its consequences. THE CLAIM Biowood* cladding had been…

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Posted Jun 24, 2020 Keep Payce With The Power Of The Security of Payment Act
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Canterbury-Bankstown Council v Payce Communities Pts Ltd (2019) NSWSC 1419 In Canterbury-Bankstown Council v Payce Communities Pty Ltd [2019] NSWSC 1419 His Honour Justice Henry delivered a decision on 18 October 2019 in respect of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (as amended) (SOP Act). The case considered an application…

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Posted Apr 27, 2020 MBA Webinar: Building License Requirements
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If you missed MBA’s first webinar and presentation from our Special Counsel John Hodgkinson, look no further. John speaks about Builders Licence and gives valuable tips if you have had trouble in the past and helps point you in the right direction. Contact us For more information, please contact our lawyers David Glinatsis or John…

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Posted Apr 17, 2020 eBook: Impacts of Coronavirus – Remedies for Construction & Commerce
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Amidst these unprecedented times, we’ve prepared this short eBook that seeks to provide some clarity on pressing construction and commercial issues. QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Can we claim an extension of time? Can we avoid the work and do it later? Can we end the contract? What are the alternatives to ending the contract? What if my…

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