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 Recorded Webinar: Holding Builders to Account in an Economic Downturn

Date: Thursday 27th April 2023
Duration: Approximately 1 Hour

A tsunami of circumstances has had dire consequences for the building industry and, as a consequence, has impacted purchasers of off the plan and house and land packages. This session will provide a guide to practitioners on risk and proactive steps when acting for purchasers in these situations, including:

  • How secure is the statutory vendor disclosure regime for purchasers of new residential properties?
  • A guide to pre-contractual due diligence on builders
  • Drafting tips for special conditions for additional purchaser protection
  • Assessing the risks in “rise and fall” and variation clauses
  • Builder reliance on sunset clauses and recent reforms
  • Spotting red flags and builder insolvency – when to pull the pin and other options
  • Materials substitution and other defects – how effective are the statutory warranties?
  • Rescission and other remedies for disappointed purchasers
  • Recent cases
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David Jury, Partner, HWL Ebsworth, Sydney

David is a litigation lawyer who has practised in building and construction industry for 25 years in a number of Courts and Tribunals.  David has particular experience in Security of Payment legislation arbitration and other dispute resolution processes.

David’s clients include, Contractors, Developers and specialist subcontractors. David provides advice on tendering, project delivery, contract administration and dispute resolution.


This webinar is suitable for lawyers practising in property law and construction lawyers– Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.


Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law. This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion.

WA lawyers – Please note that TEN is unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA. TEN is an accredited provider.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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Product Code: WBIAPR23
 Price:  $269.50 (Inclusive of GST)
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