Arbitration – A Value Option

Recently Jim Doyle acted for a contractor and who wished to collect the final payment of his project in Melbourne. A review of the contract revealed that disputes were to be settled by arbitration and this presented a quicker method of resolution than normal litigation. The arbitration started with a Notice of Dispute in April […]

Jim Doyle on recent expert determination case

A recent case in the Supreme Court of Victoria demonstrated the increasing roles of experts in determining building construction disputes between parties to a contract. In this instance, Melbourne-based building firm Glenvill sought to challenge the interlocutory ruling of the expert, which had excluded extra claims the company wished to make to add to its […]