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Warning – Don’t use the SOP Act to make dodgy claims

04 June 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

It is common in claims made under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act for a Respondent to assert that the claimant’s claims have been “grossly embellished” (to put it politely).  This case serves as a stark warning to contractors who think making exaggerated claims in Payment Claims are a good idea!

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North Star – A lesson in complex contracting

08 November 2018 | Commercial Agreements |

Harvesting grain is a precise process where inputs result in outcomes. The same can be said of complex documents - the work you do upfront may ultimately save you thousands.