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  1. The name’s Bond, Strata Building Bond… and Inspection Scheme

    27 March 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The new NSW Strata Building Bond and Inspection Scheme ("the Bond Scheme") finally commenced on 1 January 2018 and applies to construction contracts entered into, on or (where there is no written contract from) after that date. While it may not...

  2. A professional services exclusion defeats an insured builder’s claim for indemnity under a public & products liability contract

    1 February 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Damage to a house built and sold by Metricon fell within an insuring clause for "property damage" cover. However, a professional services exclusion applied to defeat Metricon's claim against its insurer for indemnity for an amount paid by...

  3. Building Actions

    17 May 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Whether a claim issued against a structural engineer was statute barred on the basis that it did not amount to a 'building action' for the purposes of the Building Act 2004 (ACT). In Issue Whether the plaintiff’s claim fell within the...