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 Recorded Webinar: Building Defects and Rectification Issues - A Contract Law Perspective (NSW)

Recorded: 13th October 2021
Duration:  55 minutes


This session looks at key issues for practitioners in building defects and rectification from a contract law perspective. It includes:

  • What does your contract say in relation to defects and rectification? – an overview
  • When does a defect give a right to terminate contract?
  • Do you have to terminate to claim damages?
  • Including a liquidated damages clause in contract for defects
  • Interpreting warranty clauses and claiming against warranty
  • Statutory warranties for defective workmanship
  • Ensuring warranties extends to developers
  • Breach of statutory warranty – Operation of S18 E Home Building Act 1989 (NSW)
  • Dispute settlement clauses for defects
  • Reaching settlement – rectification works deed
  • Case report – Brewarrina Shire Council v Beckhouse [2005] NSWCA 248
Recorded Webinars,Property Law,Recorded Webinar: Building Defects and Rectification Issues - A Contract Law Perspective (NSW) Nicholas Grewal, Senior Associate, MinterEllison, Sydney

Nick is a construction specialist with significant experience of large infrastructure projects and other complex engineering and construction issues. Prior to moving to MinterEllison in 2018, Nick worked at one of the magic circle law firms in London for seven years, acting for domestic and international clients advising on contract drafting, negotiations and administration, investigations, risk management, and complex litigation.


This webinar is suitable for NSW construction lawyers. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Lawyers can claim 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law.  

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 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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