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This article has been published as Chan, Two vexed issues in arbitration — The joinder of third parties and the arbitrability of indemnity issues — (2021) 31 ILJ 85.  It looks at the approach of Australian courts to the extended definition of ‘party’ contained in the...
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Confidence in the New South Wales (NSW) residential apartment building market following the highly publicised structural failures in the Opal Tower and Mascot Tower is at an all-time low. However, even prior to these two highly publicised failures, there had been a “cladding crisis” in...
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Laina accepted an urgent brief from the NSW Bar Pro Bono Scheme to act for an elderly couple with dementia who were at risk of losing their ingoing contributions to a retirement village in Goyal v West. The operator was insolvent and receivers had been...
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Australia and most of the world have a poor track record in delivering major infrastructure projects on time and on budget. 1 With infrastructure projects expected to be a key aspect of the economic recovery following the COVlD-19 pandemic, 2 the need to adopt a...
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Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd was the first time that the High Court considered the issue of whether a claim in restitution for reasonable remuneration (quantum meruit) is available when a building contract is discharged following a repudiation. In Australia, intermediate appellate courts for...
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