NSW CONSTRUCTION LAW: An Introduction to the NSW Security of Payment Legislation

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NSW CONSTRUCTION LAW: An Introduction to the NSW Security of Payment Legislation

In New South Wales, payments in the building and construction industry are regulated by the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (“the Act”) – referred to more...

NSW COVID-19 UPDATE: NSW Health Directions for Construction Work Confirmed

On 22 August 2021, the New South Wales Government published its Construction Rules and Restrictions for occupiers and workers subject to lockdown orders. The rules and restrictions released provide...

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NSW CONSTRUCTION – Securing Payment for Subcontractors with Payment Withholding Requests

By Michael Finch and Luke Hyland This article explores how the Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (“the Act”) can be used by subcontractors to freeze the flow of...

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5 Top Pitfalls and Traps of Construction Disputes

When entering into a construction project, parties often feel assured that the terms of their construction contract will provide protection against conflicts. In reality, if parties fail to...

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What is an Adjudication in a Construction Dispute?

What is an Adjudication? Adjudication is an alternative dispute resolution process. It can be defined as: a statutory based dispute resolution process; where a qualified person, known as an...

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The top 5 things to know about your contract!

Entering into a contract is often an exciting time for you or your business. However, it is important to know exactly what you are getting into. Reviewing your contract prior to signing can help you...

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CONSTRUCTION LAW 101

What is construction law? Construction law can be broadly defined as a branch of law that involves the regulation of all types of construction and building works. The body of law that deals with...

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Subcontractors’ Charge: All You Need to Know to Get Paid

Getting paid in the construction industry can sometimes be challenging. The good news is that there are a range of options that you can pursue to get paid. The course of action you take to enforce...

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Important Legal Considerations when Buying or Selling Residential Property during the COVID-19 Pandemic

There is currently a great deal of uncertainty as to just how great of an impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the residential property market. With the real possibility of a second wave of the...

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Guide For Buying Or Building A New Home

Purchasing a new home, building a new home, or renovating a home? Here is the ultimate guide to all grants and concessions available in Queensland. What is available? Grants • HomeBuilder grant:...