Construction Law Update - November 2016

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29 November 2016

The Corrs Construction Team is very pleased to present the Construction Law Update – November 2016

This publication provides a concise review of, and commercially focussed commentary on, the major judicial and legislative developments affecting the construction and infrastructure industry in recent months.

In this edition we look in detail at a number of recent cases, including:  

  • Crown Melbourne Limited v Cosmopolitan Hotel (Vic) Pty Ltd [2016] HCA 26.
    Keywords: Collateral Contract; Estoppel.

  • Ozton Pty Ltd v Cromwell Seven Hills Pty Ltd [2016] NSWSC 1339 (15 September 2016).
    Keywords: Demand for Payment; Call on Security; Set-off.

  • Facade Treatment Engineering Pty Ltd (in liq) v Brookfield Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd [2016] VSCA 247.
    Keywords: Security of Payment; Liquidation.

  • Laing O’Rourke Australia Construction Pty Ltd v Samsung C&T Corporation [2016] WASCA 130.
    Keywords: Adjudication; Jurisdictional Error.

  • Perenco UK Limited v Bond [2016] EWHC 1498 (TCC).
    Keywords: Implied Terms.

Listen below to the very first episode of our new Construction Law podcast series High Vis. In it, partners Ben Davidson and Andrew McCormack discuss some of the key insights of this November 2016 edition of the Corrs Construction Law Update along with Consultant Wayne Jocic and David Hastie.

We hope you find this edition of the Construction Law Update insightful and relevant.

If you wish to discuss anything we’ve raised in the update, or have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us using the details listed to the right. 


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The content of this publication is for reference purposes only. It is current at the date of publication. This content does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be obtained before taking any action based on this publication.


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