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 Recorded Webinar: A New Duty of Care in the NSW Construction Sector

Recorded: 13th December 2021
Duration: 70 minutes


Recent legislative change has impacted the NSW construction industry. This session looks at these changes and whether they create new statutory duties. It includes:

  • Impact of Design and Building Practitioner Act 2020 (NSW) – who needs registration?
  • What are the duty of care provisions and who is affected?
  • What about obligations under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW)?
  • Do the new statutory duties impact the common law duties?
  • What is the position of private certifiers?
  • What limitations periods apply under the act?
  • What are the powers of Building Commissioner?
  • Is there an issue for mixed purpose buildings?
  • What about Residential Building (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act (2020) Act?
  • Case study – Liability if construction deviate from the design?
Recorded Webinars,Construction law,Recorded Webinar: A New Duty of Care in the NSW Construction Sector Helen Kowal, Partner, Swaab, NSW

With a legal career span­ning over 25 years in gen­er­al prac­tice, for the past decade Helen has spe­cialised in build­ing, con­struc­tion, stra­ta and prop­er­ty. She has worked for many own­ers cor­po­ra­tions, devel­op­ers and builders in all facets of build­ing and con­struc­tion law in all jurisdictions


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


Lawyers can claim 1 CPD unit – substantive law.  

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 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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