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6 Steps to handle construction project delays as a result of COVID-19

25 March 2020 | Construction & Infrastructure |

The impacts of the COVID-19 virus on supply chains, site shutdowns and labour shortages are already deeply affecting the construction sector.  …

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Can a Principal be liable for Wet Weather Season costs?

20 March 2020 | Construction & Infrastructure |

In the tropics, we get “the wet season”, a known extended period of wet weather that affects all construction projects.  Increasingly …

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NSW Security of payment changes – what you need to know.

24 September 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Is your civil construction business ready for the new security of payment reforms? You have until 21 October 2019 to get organised.

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Climate Change – A Construction Contractor’s Risk?

02 August 2018 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Australian Governments at all levels recognise that climate change is occurring.  The NSW Government has gone so far as to publish …

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Simplifying construction contract language

12 June 2018 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Construction law has its own language and each contract is like a dialect of that language.
If you don’t communicate using the …

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Two essentials for improving construction contract claims

15 January 2018 | Construction & Infrastructure |

By Simon Forsterling | Nexus Law Group Principal – Sydney
In the example below, there are two essential changes from the original to the …

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6 tips for construction contract review

26 September 2017 | Construction & Infrastructure |

One of the things that I most enjoy about my job, is reading construction contracts. They provide an immediate insight into …

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Commercially sensible contracting

05 June 2017 | Construction & Infrastructure |

“Sure, I can run your contract negotiations for you, but what I’d really like is for you to feel comfortable knowing …

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