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The legal life – meet our newly promoted Lawyer James Turnbull

28 July 2020

James Turnbull is a newly promoted Senior Associate in our Construction & Projects group. 

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Don’t forget to adjust your GST on the cancellation of contracts

11 June 2020

Due to the widespread economic impact of COVID-19 which has caused financial uncertainty for many businesses, contracts for the acquisition of goods or services may be cancelled in order to mitigate against further losses.

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Construction contracts in the era of COVID-19

27 March 2020

The impacts of COVID-19 mean that key aspects of a construction project may need to be reconsidered. The correct approach will depend on a range of factors, including the stage at which your project is impacted.

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The legal life – meet Greg Bush

04 March 2020

Meet Rigby Cooke’s Construction and Projects Partner Greg Bush, who has over 20 years of experience in providing advice on project delivery strategies, negotiating and drafting of contracts, the administration and management of contracts to maximise clients’ outcomes and avoid disputes, security of payment remedies, and litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Greg shares his career highlights and some thoughts for those just starting out in their legal career.

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Security of Payment

Is the Security of Payment Act truly a ‘pay now, argue later’ regime?

16 March 2016

The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) (the Act) has revolutionised dispute resolution processes in the civil, construction and engineering industries.

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Security of Payment Update – June 2013

30 June 2013

Service by Email – Effective?

Construction contracts can permit the service of notices by email, however, determining the time at which the email is deemed to have been served or received is problematic and may have implications in the event that a matter proceeds to adjudication.

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