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Building & Construction

Residential Building Contracts for Works less than $5,000.00

There is no prescribed contracting requirements where the contract price or the reasonable market cost of the labour and materials involved is less than $5,000.00 (inclusive of GST). However, it should be noted that: The maximum deposit that may be claimed remains 10% (Section 8).  The statutory warranties will still be imp...

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New to Security of Payment Laws

The Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) applies to almost everyone who works in the building and construction industry or who supplies related goods or services. This includes quantity surveyors, planning consultants, project managers, engineers, carpenters, electricians, painters, pest inspectors etc. Howeve...

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Common Misconceptions about Contracting in the Building & Construction Industry.

...what to do to avoid getting caught out. When I ask clients whether a written contract was in place or whether variations had been documented, too often I receive the following response "no there was no contract, we just agreed to it" or "I didn't think it was necessary it was a small job".   Firstly...

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Why the SOP Act is so Significant

The Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) is significant because it provides for the following consequences:   Where a Subcontractor serves a Payment Claim (similar to a tax invoice) on a the other party and the other party does not provide a Payment Schedule (a response) within the relevant ...

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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
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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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