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Monday November 19, 2018

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How to Cut the Cost of Dispute Resolution in Half
Business
Tuesday December 20 2016

How to Cut the Cost of Dispute Resolution in Half

Building disputes invariably revolve around four questions.

Insights on Dealing with Insurers in Disputes
Business
Monday February 15 2016

Insights on Dealing with Insurers in Disputes

Most building practitioners carry professional indemnity cover (PI). In some jurisdictions, like Victoria, all building professionals have to carry PI. So how do you prepare for...

Arbitration, Courts or Tribunals?
Business
Monday November 23 2015

Arbitration, Courts or Tribunals?

Building disputes can be resolved in a variety of judicial and quasi-judicial forums, three of the most common being arbitration, courts and tribunals.

Creating a Best Practice Building Dispute Resolution System
Business
Thursday September 17 2015

Creating a Best Practice Building Dispute Resolution System

No one would argue that the cost of building dispute resolution is expensive, and many would say it is exorbitant if not prohibitive.

Arbitration: Final and Binding
Business
Friday August 28 2015

Arbitration: Final and Binding

Arbitration is an established feature of dispute resolution in the construction sector.

Variation Claims Could Be a Trap For Unwary Architects
Business
Monday March 23 2015

Variation Claims Could Be a Trap For Unwary Architects

As a postscript to my article in January that focused on the tension of the dual role of an architect contract administrator in building contracts, this...

Creating the Right Dispute Resolution Clause
Business
Tuesday March 10 2015

Creating the Right Dispute Resolution Clause

Think of the dispute resolution clause in your construction contract as the extended warranty of the build.

Adjudication, Mediation, Arbitration…
Business
Tuesday February 3 2015

Adjudication, Mediation, Arbitration…

I just read a very well researched paper from an American Law professor, which looked at managing conflict in construction, and the various forms of dispute...

Building Dispute Resolution in the Third Millennium
Business
Tuesday November 18 2014

Building Dispute Resolution in the Third Millennium

The use and deployment of construction lawyers in the resolution of building disputes has changed profoundly in the post GFC world.