5 Top Pitfalls and Traps of Construction Disputes

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...

adjudication dispute

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...

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...

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...

Subcontractors Charge All You Need to Know to Get Paid

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...

Buying or Selling Residential Property during the COVID-19

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...

Guide For Buying Or Building A New Home

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:...

Build to Rent NSW Government 2019s new scheme aimed at tackling affordability

Build-to-Rent: NSW Government’s new scheme aimed at tackling affordability

In a continued effort to support COVID-19 recovery and boost a struggling construction industry, the NSW Government will half land tax for developers of build-to-rent housing for the next twenty...

What Is The Government’s New COVID-19 Grant HomeBuilder

What is the Government’s New COVID-19 Grant HomeBuilder?

Since its much-anticipated announcement in early June, we have received an influx of questions from our clients regarding the Australian Government’s new HomeBuilder grant. This brief note sets out...

Building and Construction Reform Package set to Raise Standards-Residential Developments in NSW

Building and Construction Reform Package set to Raise Standards for Residential Developments in NSW

The NSW Government passed two new pieces of legislation in June 2020, designed to ensure greater standards of construction for residential developments. The Residential Apartment Buildings...