Construction

Cth: High Court clarifies builders’ duty of care to developers and owners for economic loss

In brief Earlier this month, the High Court of Australia delivered its judgement, unanimously overturning the NSW Court of Appeal, in Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61288 [2014] HCA 36. The High Court held that the builder … Continue reading

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Qld: Court of Appeal considers the meaning of ‘construction work’ under the BCIP Act

On 20 December 2013, the Queensland Court of Appeal delivered its judgement, finding for the appellant, in J & D Rigging Pty Ltd v Agripower Australia Ltd & Ors [2013] QCA 406. The dispute arose out of a contract between … Continue reading

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