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Australia – Construction Dispute Resolution Update.

28 September, 2014

 

Legal News & Analysis – Asia Pacific – Australia – Dispute Resolution

 

This article updates you on legal developments relevant to your industry by featuring Australian court decisions and legislative developments of particular interest.

 

In these updates, we take a look at:

     

  • a recent UK decision that has seemingly aligned the position in Australia and the UK on the enforceability of obligations to negotiate in good faith in multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses.
  • changes introduced by the Insurance Contracts Amendment Act 2013 and what they mean for the Australian construction industry and infrastructure projects generally.
  • a recent decision in Victoria confirming how long a party has to bring a building action in Victoria.
  • two significant court decisions considering what ‘all reasonable endeavours’ really requires.

 

Please click here to access the updates.

 

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For further information, please contact:

 

Hamish Macpherson, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

hamish.macpherson@hsf.com

 

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