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 Recorded Webinar: Building Contracts and Failure to Complete (NSW)

Recorded: 7th December 2021
Duration: 52 minutes

As the economy continues to feel the effects of COVID-19, more developers and builders are walking away from their contractual obligations. What steps can be taken to manage this stressful period for a purchaser faced with a half-finished property and a missing or insolvent builder? This session will look at:

  • Doing the due diligence – checking out the builder or developer prior to contracting
  • Tips on contracting terms for greater protection
  • Signs of distress and how to act quickly
  • Where do administration or liquidation leave the purchaser?
  • Making a claim – Statutory schemes and common law remedies
  • How effective are warranties and insurance?
  • Update on the NSW Government Building Stronger Foundations review and reforms
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Melissa Bush, Solicitor Director, Shire Legal, NSW

Melissa completed her Bachelor of Commerce/Laws (with Honours) from the University of Wollongong in 1994. She then worked as an investigator with the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (formerly the Trade Practices Commission), before being admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1996. Following admission, she joined a suburban firm and practised in the areas of commercial litigation (Local Court, District Court, Family Court, CTTT), personal injury and property law (conveyancing, leasing, mortgages). Melissa expanded her experience even more, working as a Senior Associate in large multinational firms in the CBD, in property law, commercial litigation (District, Supreme, Federal Courts), franchising, insurance law, intellectual property and trade practices (Parts IV, V and X). She founded Shire Legal in 2003.


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

CPD - lawyers can claim 0.75 CPD units - substantive law.

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 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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