Jurisdiction - Australia
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

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