SOPA Amendments

SOPA Amendments

  • December 20, 2018

On 21 November 2018, the New South Wales Parliament passed the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Act 2018 (NSW) (Amendment Act) which means amendments will soon come into effect. The major changes to be implemented by the…

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Liquidated Damages And The Prevention Principle

Liquidated Damages and the Prevention Principle

  • October 22, 2018

A party who prevents another party from performing its obligations under a contract cannot make a claim in respect of that non-performance. This is commonly known as the "Prevention Principle". Most commonly, the Prevention Principle is raised as a a…

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Security Of Payment Act – Success Story

Security of Payment Act – Success story

  • October 8, 2018

We previously wrote an article (located here) earlier this year about challenging adjudication determinations and the grounds on which a stay may be granted. We recently acted on behalf of a developer who was on the end of an unsatisfactory…

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New Law On Unfair Contract Terms

New law on unfair contract terms

  • November 15, 2016

Small businesses cop it from a lot of sides. But there's some good news for small businesses this month (November 2016) with a new law to protect small businesses from unfair terms in standard form contracts. The law will help stop…

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