VCAT hearing date is important

It is a problem if you miss a hearing date at VCAT. In July 2018, a community group that sought to ‘Save City Hall’ and resist impending development. The group is opposing the demolition of the lower hall in order to build the Victorian State Government’s new GovHub project. In not appearing and advocating their […]

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All torn down: Terminating a Building Contract

Terminate or Ending a Building or Construction Contract You’ve come to a dead end. Your building project has stalled; your relationship has soured. The other party keeps playing games, refuses to answer your telephone calls and you’re ready to be done with it all. So, time to terminate the contract? Before you commit to termination, […]

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Construction Law Update – Contract Termination and Claim Values

Construction Law Update on Contract Termination “as much as he deserved”: Limits to Quantum Meruit claims in construction contract termination The Case: Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32 At the High Court of Australia, the limits to quantum meruit claims for contractual termination have been noticeably altered. Key points A contractor is not entitled to recover […]

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