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Construction Law Update – December 2017

The Corrs Construction Team is very pleased to present our Construction Law Update – December 2017

In this edition of our regular update on legislative and case law developments affecting the construction and infrastructure sectors, we look in detail at a number of recent cases, including: 

  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd
    Keywords: unfair contract terms

  • Quickway Constructions Pty Ltd v Electrical Energy Pty Ltd
    Keywords: assignment of right to payment; security of payment

  • AGL Energy Limited v Jemena Gas Networks (NSW) Ltd
    Keywords: arbitration agreements

  • INPEX Operations Australia Pty Ltd v JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd
    Keywords: adjudication; natural justice

  • Tomkins Commercial & Industrial Builders Pty Ltd v Majella Towers One Pty Ltd
    Keywords: interpretation of Australian Standards contracts; performance security; bank guarantees

  • Stringer v Westfield Shopping Centre Management Co (SA) Pty Ltd
    Keywords: facilities management; occupier’s liability; delegation; vicarious liability

  • Contract Control Services Pty Ltd v Department of Education and Training
    Keywords: security of payment; claimable variations; excluded amounts; second class of variations

  • Riva Properties Limited v Foster + Partners Limited
    Keywords: breach of duty; professional advice

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

You can access a copy of Construction Law Update – December 2017 here, or click the ‘DOWNLOAD PDF’ button.

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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This publication is introductory in nature. Its content is current at the date of publication. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. You should always obtain legal advice based on your specific circumstances before taking any action relating to matters covered by this publication. Some information may have been obtained from external sources, and we cannot guarantee the accuracy or currency of any such information.

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