Clarification of Payment Claims Following the High Court’s First Ruling on Security of Payment Legislation

In late December 2016, the High Court handed down its first-ever decision about how the security of payment legislation in Australia should…


Global Claims - What was the Impact of Walter Lilly v Mackay?

Traditionally, construction disputes require the claimant to produce its plea in great detail. Because of the complex nature of…


Poorly Drafted Contract Documents

Poorly drafted contract documents are often the source of claims. If they contain contradictions or ambiguities, it is natural for each…


The Requirement to Give Notice of Claims

In this article, Anthony Hussey of Hussey Fraser Solicitors addresses the requirement to give notice of claims under most forms of…


When to deal with Contractor’s Claims

I have been involved in a large project where my role is to provide assessments of the contractor’s claims for extensions of time and…