construction contracts

Why appoint a 'DAB'?

Through my review of several court case summaries and reports, it can be seen that many of the Gulf's construction projects disputes relate…


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…


The Requirement to Give Notice of Claims

Anthony Hussey of Hussey Fraser Solicitors addresses the requirement to give notice of claims under most forms of contract. “Under most…


Notices & Conditions Precedent

The failure to submit notices in the proper form or within prescribed time frames is one of the biggest mistakes that contractors make in…


Project Records

The success of a claim will depend on the claimant being able to prove the cause and effect of the claimable event and to do this, good…