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A detailed paper on the subject has been published in [2018] 34 BCL 378 and may be downloaded here.
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Recent Developments in Pure Economic Loss (27/11/2013) – See also the chapter on professional liability in Bailey, Construction Law in Australia, Thomsen Reuters, 4th edition. In The Owners – Strata Plan No 61288 v Brookfield Australia Investments Ltd [2013] NSWCA 317 (the Brookfield case), developers had contracted with the builder to design and construct a 22 storey building consisting of both...
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The NSW Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Malago Pty Ltd v AW Ellis Engineering Pty Ltd [2012] NSWCA 227 has once again demonstrated the willingness of courts to give effect to commercial contracts and its reluctance to hold commercial contracts void for uncertainty. The issue in the case was whether the Heads of Agreement entered into...
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I understand from Kerrie that the flyer for tonight has 2 topics of discussion. I have chosen to talk about confidentiality in special projects. By that I mean the construction of prisons, military bases, military installations, nuclear power stations and even terrorist training camps and any other projects where security, whether national or otherwise, is...
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Construction projects are inherently risky in terms of cost, time and quality. Part of the risk is managed by insurance. This article identifies the types of insurance that are typically available on construction projects and focuses upon Contractors All Risks Insurance and Professional Indemnity Insurance only. Both are forms of liability policies. Some of the...
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A study on the difficulties that face the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the Asia Pacific, namely in Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Download this article here
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