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Providing a safe harbour for insolvent contractors – a proposal for Commonwealth reform to divergent security of payment legislation

A commended paper in the Brooking Prize 2020 by Christopher Hibbard and Sean Kelly.

Will COVID-19 cure the poor health of the Australian Construction Industry?

A commended paper in the Brooking Prize 2020 by Kiri Parr and Kevin Pascoe.

Now published at (2021) 197 ACLN 16.

 

Construction disputes after COVID-19 – jaw-jaw or war-war?

A commended paper in the 2020 Brooking Prize by Dr Donald Charrett.  (Now published at (2020) 193 ACLN 6)

In which payment trust should the Australian construction industry place its trust?

A commended paper in the Brooking Prize 2020 by Bianca Teng and Dr Jeremy Coggins.

Now published at Insolvency Law Journal, 2020, Vol 28 (3), 113

The Duty to Warn and The Combustible Cladding Crisis

A commended paper in the Brooking Prize 2020 by Owen Hayford.

(now published at (2021) 36 Building and Construction Law 332)

The Successful Delivery of Infrastructure Projects - Fantasy or an Achievable Reality?

A commended paper in the Brooking Prize 2020 by Laina Chan.

Security of Payment Laws: Singing in the same key, if not from the same songbook

A commended paper in the 2020 Brooking Student Prize by Andrew Serb.

Should parent companies be primarily liable to pay on demand for the acts of their contractor subsidiaries?

A commended paper in the 2020 Brooking Prize by Tina Funge.

Evolution and diversity: key developments in construction law and some key contrasts between English and Australian construction law

Accompanying slides to Julian Bailey's webinar on 23 June 2020.

Evolution and diversity: key developments in construction law and some key contrasts between English and Australian construction law

Construction law has evolved in numerous ways over the past few years. In England and Australia, many developments have taken place along common lines. But there are also some notable differences, which give us cause for reflection as to ‘which approach works best’.

This webinar presented by Julian Bailey will consider some of the key developments in construction law and notable areas of divergence in construction law between England and Australia.