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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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Posted Apr 17, 2020 eBook: Combustible Cladding
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Fires in buildings in Melbourne’s Lacrosse building (November 2014), London’s Grenfell Tower in June 2017 and the Neo fire In Melbourne (February 2019) have revealed the latent fire risks associated with combustible cladding and consequent risk to public safety. Across Australia various state government’s have introduced a series of measures to address community concerns about…

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Posted Apr 15, 2020 The New COVID-19 Emergency Measures Legislation in NSW
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The Federal and State Governments around Australia are waging a war on two fronts, having passed legislation designed to protect both our population and economy. In line with heath advice the NSW Government has passed the COVID-19 LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (EMERGENCY MEASURES) ACT 2020 which commenced on 25 March 2020 According to the Second Reading Speech; the…

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Posted Feb 28, 2020 In the Future, know the Power of Instructions
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Futurepower Developments Pty Ltd v TJ & RF Fordham Pty Ltd t/as TRN Group [2019] NSWSC 15541 On 18 October 2019 His Honour Justice Rein delivered a decision in Futurepower Developments Pty Ltd v TJ & RF Fordham Pty Ltd t/as TRN Group [2019] NSWSC 1554 which found that a developer was unable to rely…

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Posted Feb 21, 2020 Podcast: Combustible Cladding Ep. 1
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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 assist in understanding the issues about combustible cladding. Episode 2: https://kreisson.com.au/combustible_cladding_ep_2/ Episode 3: https://kreisson.com.au/combustible_cladding_ep_3/   For more information – Download our Combustible Cladding eBook here See our Combustible Cladding articles: https://kreisson.com.au/c/publication…  

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