How to Cut the Cost of Dispute Resolution in Half
Building disputes invariably revolve around four questions.
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?
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
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
Arbitration is an established feature of dispute resolution in the construction sector.
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
Think of the dispute resolution clause in your construction contract as the extended warranty of the build.
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
The use and deployment of construction lawyers in the resolution of building disputes has changed profoundly in the post GFC world.