The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Advocate, Judge and Arbitrator: Perspectives on Commercial Law” – The Honourable Murray Gleeson AC; and “‘Venial Faults’ and ‘Oppressive Retribution’: The Relationship Between Substantial Performance and Damages for Breach of Construction Contracts” – Nuwan Dias and James Claridge. Also in this Part is an Editorial; and Reports on the following cases: Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Shade Systems Pty Ltd; Maxcon Constructions Pty Ltd v Vadasz; and All Seasons Air Pty Ltd v Regal Consulting Services Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following: Topic of Interest: “Standard forms of contract in the Australian construction industry: How are they being used?” – John Sharkey AM, Matthew Bell and Wayne Jocic; Article: “Kratos unbound? The new IAMA Arbitration Rules” – Reece Allen and Roger Quick; and Reports for the following cases: Romaldi Constructions Pty Ltd v Adelaide Interior Linings Pty Ltd (No 2); Metier 3 Pty Ltd v Enwerd Pty Ltd; Beyfield Pty Ltd v Northbuild Construction Sunshine Coast Pty Ltd; and Alliance Contracting Pty Ltd v James.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following: “Time bars after Andrews v ANZ” – Andrew P Downie; “Building bridges in the classroom: A view from the academy” – Matthew Bell, Dr Paula Gerber and Dr Phil Evans; Topic of Interest: “Best endeavours and reasonable endeavours: Is there any material difference?” – Elisabeth Moran and Cameron Ross; and Report: CH2M Hill v New South Wales.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Kable and the validity of s 15 of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW)” – Jean M Hamilton-Smith; and “Monetary value: The “least worst” proxy for vulnerability in regulation of construction contracting?” – Matthew Bell and Ravindu Goonawardene. There is also a book review and Reports for the following cases: St Hilliers Construction Pty Ltd v Fitzpatrick Investments Pty Ltd; Thiess Pty Ltd v MCC Mining (Western Australia) Pty Ltd; and Phillips v Tobias Partners Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes articles on the desirability of making expert determinations final and binding and the requirement for builders to pay rectification damages irrespective of the plaintiff’s intention or ability to rectify. Also included in this issue is a book review and four Reports.