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Building & Construction

Residential Building Contracts where the Price Exceeds $20,000.00 (incl. GST)

The following contracting requirements apply to contracts to do "residential building work"where the contract price or (if the contract price is not known) the reasonable market cost of the labour and materials involved exceeds $20,000.00 (inclusive of GST) by virtue of the Home Building Act 1989(NSW).   Consumer Buildi...

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High Court settles argument about when a Payment Claim can be validly issued

In a decision of great relevance to members of the building and construction industry, the High Court has provided some certainty in relation to when a valid Payment Claim may be issued under a construction contract and put to rest a debate that has gone on for some time in light of various legislative amendments and Judgments of lower Courts...

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Service of Payment Claims by Email

CAN it be done? SHOULD it be done? With the increasing use of emails for communications, it is becoming commonplace for businesses to send tax invoices to clients via email for payment. If the tax invoice relates to work performed under a construction contract, your business may have rights to prompt payment under the Building and Con...

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Requirements Applicable to All Residential Building Contracts

The following contracting requirements apply to all contracts for residential building work under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) (subject to applicable exemptions).   Deposit The maximum amount of a deposit that may be demanded or lawfully received for residential building work is 10% of the contract price (Section 8). ...

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Our Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team is headed by an Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation. Our Lawyers have extensive experience representing clients in a wide variety of property disputes, including disputes in relation to:

  • Property Developments and Construction Contracts,
  • Commercial and Retail Leases,
  • Contracts for the Sale of Land,
  • Strata Schemes and Management,
  • Caveats and Securities over Land, and
  • Easements, Rights of Carriageway and other interests in land.




Our approach to providing practical and timely advice has helped Roberts Legal build a strong reputation in the property litigation arena.

Our team are here to help you resolve existing disputes and prevent foreseeable problems. 


Property Litigation Lawyers


Sam Roberts

Accredited Specialist (Commercial Litigation)

Matthew Bryan

Special Counsel

Felicity Donald

Senior Associate Solicitor

Amanda Crosbie

Associate Solicitor

Rebecca Wosman




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