The Owners – Strata Plan No 66375 v King [2018] NSWCA 170

This case highlights the interpretation taken by the Court in interpreting the scope of a notional contract under s.18C of the Home Building Act 1989 NSW and whether the notional contract is limited to an actual contract that gives rise to a breach of a statutory warranty under s.18B of the Act and whether a […]

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:

Cost Plus Contracts 101

Jim Doyle, Partner at Doyles Construction Lawyers presents Cost Plus Contracts 101 Cost Plus Contracts

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 […]

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

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]