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Cost Plus Contracts 101

Jim Doyle, Partner at Doyles Construction Lawyers presents Cost Plus Contracts 101 Cost Plus Contracts Doyles Construction LawyersDoyles Construction Lawyers is your one-stop for all legal matters related to construction law, building law, and dispute resolution in Australia.

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Valeo Construction Pty Ltd v Pentas Property Investments Pty Ltd [2018] VSC 243

  Doyles Construction Lawyers, Partner Jim Doyle reviews the case: Valeo Construction Pty Ltd v Pentas Property Investments Pty Ltd [2018] 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 […]

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Andrews v ANZ Banking Group Ltd [2012] HCA

Doyles Construction Lawyers, Partner Jim Doyle reviews the case: Andrews v ANZ Banking Group Ltd [2012] HCA Doyles Construction LawyersDoyles Construction Lawyers is your one-stop for all legal matters related to construction law, building law, and dispute resolution in Australia.

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Capricorn Quarries Pty Ltd v Inline Communication Construction Pty Ltd & ors [2012] QSC 388

Jim Doyle, Partner at Doyles Construction Lawyers reviews the case: Capricorn Quarries Pty Ltd v Inline Communication Construction Pty Ltd & ors [2012] QSC 388 Doyles Construction LawyersDoyles Construction Lawyers is your one-stop for all legal matters related to construction law, building law, and dispute resolution in Australia.

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Bauen Constructions Pty Ltd v Sky General Services Pty Ltd & Anor [2012] NSWSC 1123

Jim Doyle, Partner at Doyles Construction Lawyers reviews the case: Bauen Constructions Pty Ltd v Sky General Services Pty Ltd & Anor [2012] NSWSC 1123 Doyles Construction LawyersDoyles Construction Lawyers is your one-stop for all legal matters related to construction law, building law, and dispute resolution in Australia.

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Strict Disciplinary Liability on a Builder for the Work of its Subcontractor

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

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

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

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 […]

When the $11m Horse Has Bolted

FITZ JERSEY PTY LTD V ATLAS CONSTRUCTION GROUP PTY LTD [2017] NSWCA 53 FACTS Fitz Jersey Pty Ltd (“Fitz Jersey”) engaged Atlas Construction Pty Ltd (“Atlas”) to design and construct a development project in Sydney. When a dispute arose over final payment, Atlas sought recovery through adjudication. The adjudicator determined that the final payment claim […]