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First Directions Hearing: Preparation Guide

So you’ve finally decided to lodge a building dispute complaint with the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT). Your matter will be listed for a First Directions hearing.

Read on to know what you need to know and how you can best prepare for it.

Directions and Final Hearing

If you want to file a construction case, whether in or out of court, or if you already are a party to a construction case, it would help to know the process.

Breach of Construction Contract

You put your dream home in the hands of a supposedly competent, reliable contractor; yet they betray this trust with manifestly sloppy work and gross, inexcusable delay. Read on to find out what your options are and how we may help.

All About Security of Payment Act NSW

Don’t let yourself get paid late or get ripped off by dodgy builders or owners. Know where you stand with relevant construction laws, particularly with this comprehensive discussion of the Security of Payment Act.

ABN vs ACN – A Quick Guide

In running a business or engaging with a servicing company, we always encounter ABN and ACN, but we do not really know what it stands for. In this article, we will give you a quick guide on the difference between ABN and ACN.

If you need further assistance, you can contact our construction lawyers at Contracts Specialist.

Statutory Demand

What is a Statutory Demand?

A statutory demand is one of the many formal written requests that you can use to raise payment concerns in the necessary courts. Learn more on how this sort of demand can enforce your rights and be a basis for starting the debt recovery process, especially if the company debtor could be classified as insolvent.

What is Calderbank Offer?

A Calderbank offer is an offer of settlement made by one party to another in an attempt to resolve the dispute and prevent the matter from escalating. Contracts Specialist can help you draft Calderbank offers and negotiate with the other party.

Pty Ltd Companies

Pty Ltd companies are the most common type of company liability structure adopted in Australia. Whatever type of construction company you have, you can always count on a construction lawyer to help you with any building problem.

What is a Fiduciary Duty?

A fiduciary duty is a legal obligation where one party (fiduciary) is given rights and powers to be exercised for the benefit of another person (principal). The party who undertakes to act for another is called the fiduciary, while the party to whom the duty is owed is the principal or the beneficiary.