Engineers Losing Millions through Bad Contract Administration
Of all tasks which can lead to costly disputes if not done well, one area which is particularly critical for engineers in Australia revolves around contract...
The Legalities of Interpreting Contracts
Construction contracts are often difficult to interpret because of the influence of the surrounding facts and circumstances.
The Biggest Weaknesses in NSW Infrastructure Procurement
Whether it’s the WestConnex road project, the North West Rail Link, Sydney Light Rail, or the new hospital at Northern Beaches or the upgrade to the...
Give New Life to your Project Through Contract Administration
We all know that getting the job done should be enough to be deserving of payment in full, but it’s just not so.
Reference Dates: Who Decides?
In September and November of last year, the Courts of Appeal of Victoria and New South Wales each issued judgments on whether an adjudicator’s decision about...
Can Your Client Really Pay You?
For the majority of architects in Australia, the awarding of new work represents an exciting opportunity to create something beautiful which will be enjoyed for years...
The Double Scope of an Architect’s Role in Building Contracts
As construction lawyers it is not uncommon that we may act for builders or indeed owners involved in high end residential construction.