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Construction Contracting

10 things you should know about AS 4000

Although AS 4000 is one of the most widely used construction contracts in Australia, many people remain unfamiliar with the detail. Below are ten feat...

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Construction Contracting

Are time bars enforceable?

Time bars prevent a party from exercising a right under a contract outside a prescribed timeframe.The general rule is that time bars are enforceable, ...

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Legal Careers

5 job hunting tips for a 0-2 PAE commercial lawyer

Job hunting as a 0 - 2 PAE commercial lawyer can seem overwhelming, especially in a saturated market. Here are our top 5 tips for finding your next jo...

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Starting a Business

Crowd-sourced equity funding in Australia - where's it up to?

Crowd-sourced equity funding for unlisted public companies came into effect on 29 September 2017. At the moment, the regime will only be available to ...

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Construction Contracting

What is the prevention principle?

The 'prevention principle' is a legal doctrine that protects a contractor from liquidated damages for delays caused by the principal. The basic idea i...

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Construction Contracting

Can you be awarded an extension of time without claiming one?

A recent case in NSW shows that a superintendent can be required to grant an EOT even where the contractor is barred from claiming one. Whether this i...

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