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Posted Jun 25, 2020 Biowood: When A Building Product Is Found Wanting
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Author: Anthony Herron   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…

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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 Sep 10, 2019 Your Contract, Your Risk: A Course On How To Manage Construction Contracts To Better Secure Project Success
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DESCRIPTION COST: $375 (incl GST) PER PERSON ($325 (incl GST) PER PERSON IF THREE OR MORE FROM ONE COMPANY) Mid-session food and drinks provided A course on how to manage construction contracts to better secure project success. The difference between the success or failure of a construction project often depends on how the underlying contract…

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Posted Sep 10, 2019 The Security of Payment Act: A Course On How The New Changes Will Affect Your Business
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DESCRIPTION COST: $375 (incl GST) PER PERSON ($325 (incl GST) PER PERSON IF THREE OR MORE FROM ONE COMPANY) Mid-session food and drinks provided A course on how the new changes will affect your business. If you are a contract administrator, project manager, developer, builder or subcontractor in the building and construction industry, don’t miss…

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Posted Aug 31, 2017 Date of Practical Completion: Update from the NSW Court of Appeal
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Case Note: Abergeldie Contractors Pty Ltd v Fairfield City Council [2017] NSWCA 113 In April, we wrote about the NSW Supreme Court’s decision regarding the date of practical completion in the matter of Fairfield City Council v Abergeldie Contractors Pty Ltd [2017] NSWSC 166.  You can read the full case note here: https://kreisson.com.au/practical-completion-reached/ In that…

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