Contract Performance and Management

Contract Performance and Management

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  • On September 26, 2018
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Contract Performance and Management by Jim Doyle, as featured in the June 2018 edition of The Building Economist. The Building Economist June 2018 To download this article, please click below:
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Valeo Construction Pty Ltd v Pentas Property Investments Pty Ltd [2018] VSC 243

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  • On September 6, 2018
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  Doyles Construction Lawyers, Partner Jim Doyle reviews the case: Valeo Construction Pty Ltd v Pentas Property Investments Pty Ltd VSC 243 The case highlights Building Contracts – Progress payment claims – revision and correction and withdrawal of progress payment claim – compliance with statutory requirements – whether revised payment claim constituted a prohibited second...
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Strict Disciplinary Liability on a Builder for the Work of its Subcontractor

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  • On August 16, 2018
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Champion Homes Sales Pty Ltd v Commissioner for Fair Trading [2018] NSWCATOD 114 FACTS Champion Homes Sales (the Applicant) is a holder of a contractor licence under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) (the Home Building Act). The Applicant carried out works at two properties and subcontracted a water proofer to carry out waterproofing works […]
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Challenge to Adjudicator’s Determination and Reasoning – Payment Claims

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  • On July 31, 2018
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Southern Cross Electrical Engineering v Steve Magill Earthmoving [2018] NSWSC 1027 FACTS Southern Cross Electrical Engineering (the Plaintiff) and Steve Magill Earthmoving (the Defendant) entered into a Subcontract whereby the Defendant would perform excavation and trenching works (the Works). The Subcontract was a construction contract for the purposes of the Building and Construction Industry Security […]
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Revision, Correction and Withdrawal of Payment Claims

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  • On July 31, 2018
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Valeo Construction v Pentas [2018] VSC 243 FACTS Valeo Construction Pty Ltd (the Plaintiff) and Pentas Property Investments Pty Ltd (the Defendant) entered into a contract whereby the Plaintiff would construct a five-storey residential apartment building, with two levels of basement car-parking and some commercial tenancies at 178 Victoria Avenue, Albert Park (the site) in […]
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Mend Your Own Fences

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  • On July 31, 2018
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SANDERS and GEMMILL HOMES PTY LTD [2017] WASAT 41 FACTS On July 2016, the original Tribunal dismissed two complaints brought by the Geoffrey Frank Sanders (Sanders) against Gemmill Homes Pty Ltd (Gemmill Homes) and found a third complaint of faulty workmanship to be successful. Sanders sought an order from the original Tribunal requiring work to […]
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