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JIM DOYLE BECOMES THE COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION EXPERT OF ADVISORY EXCELLENCE

Jim Doyle, principal lawyer of Doyles Construction Lawyers, is now the exclusively recommended Commercial Arbitration expert on the Advisory Excellence website. Advisory Excellence profiles the best advisers around the globe, enabling users to quickly and easily find the professional they need with the correct expertise in their location. It has a select pool of just 1500 experts all over the world.

JIM DOYLE, PART OF A PANEL OF SELECTED SPEAKERS AT AN AUGUST 2021 CONSTRUCTION LAW SEMINAR

Jim Doyle, principal lawyer at Doyles Construction Lawyers, is part of a panel of distinguished speakers who will present at a major Construction Law seminar on August 17, 2021. Entitled Construction Law in 8 Hours Masterclass, the event is being organized by Crown Leadership International Group – a business organization of DISTINGUISHED TRAINERS that conducts […]

DOYLES CONSTRUCTION LAWYERS TEAM AUTHORS AN ARTICLE FOR BUILT ENVIRONMENT ECONOMIST (BEE)

The team at Doyles Construction Lawyers has written an article last March 2021 for the Built Environment Economist (BEE) – a quarterly publication of research articles from Australia, New Zealand, and other parts of the world. BEE offers guidance to construction professionals, quantity surveyors, and asset owners in the infrastructure industry. Entitled Getting the Payment […]

Contract Performance and Management

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: Doyles Construction LawyersDoyles Construction Lawyers is your one-stop for all legal matters related to construction law, building law, and dispute resolution in Australia.

Builder and Contracts : 5 Tips and Traps for Owner in Victoria

You are required to enter into a major domestic building contract in Victoria, when the total cost is $5,000 or more and you carry out domestic building works which includes building; Repairs; Improvements; Maintenance; Demolition; and/or Removal. Before you sign a domestic building contract, there are a number of things that you should check. 1. Is the builder registered with […]

10 Tips to making a payment claim

Knowing your rights when making a payment claim for goods or services rendered cannot be underestimated. With many service providers and customers falling fowl each year Doyles Construction Lawyers have compiled an easy to follow list of tips for you to make the next claim go smoother than ever. Please complete the form below to receive […]

Building Defects : Defective Balconies

Due to the widespread construction of high density apartments and townhouses there has also been an increase in the construction of balconies. Balconies are susceptible to water damage which can lead to damage to the internal elements of the building. The defective construction of balconies has become an increasingly common dispute affecting owners’ corporations. In this article we look […]

Queensland: Process and procedure in building disputes

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT): Process and procedure in building disputes QCAT is an independent tribunal that is part of the justice services division of the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney General. QCAT aims to actively resolve the disputes that come before it in a way that is said to be “fair, just, accessible, quick and inexpensive”. In […]

Insurance – Only as good as the policy?

Often insurance is quickly arranged on urgent annual basis through a broker attracted by the commission on the premium. However, should an accident occur and cover under the insurance be required, the policy will receive more stringent examination and perhaps a contest over the meaning of its exclusion clauses. There is authority that the courts will take a […]

Doyles Construction Lawyers Newsletter: February 2016

Welcome to the February edition of the Doyles Construction Lawyers newsletter. We hope you enjoy the articles. Cost Plus – Nirvana or Hedes? Often a contractor celebrates when a customer agrees to contract with him on a cost plus arrangement. A cost plus arrangement can either be a simple cost plus contract or a more […]