Category: Building & Construction

Construction update – SOPA legislation an essential service

As the construction industry sees out the current project cycle before a (hopefully short) hiatus, we are seeing a spike in the use of security of payment legislation to secure much needed cash flow. Adjudication…

120 years of contract law overturned by High Court of Australia

Having acted for the builder in the case of Mann v Paterson Constructions, Jonathan Kenny and Peter Lettieri discuss the High Court of Australia judgment which has overturned 120 years of contract law and has…

What the High Court’s judgment in Mann v. Paterson Constructions means for builders

Media Release Leading property and commercial law advisory firm, Kalus Kenny Intelex (KKI), has provided comment around this week’s High Court judgment in Mann v. Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd. [Peter Mann & Anor v. Paterson…

Kalus Kenny Intelex is moving

We wish to update you on our exciting news!  Kalus Kenny Intelex is moving to 4 Riverside Quay, Southbank. We will be the same firm but, after more than 25 years at the Como Centre in South…

Anxiety over imminent change to stamp duty law

The State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill 2019 accelerated through Parliament last week has caused anxiety amongst stakeholders in the Real Estate Industry. This imminent change to stamp duty law levies duty on Development (and perhaps…

High Court to consider a builder’s claim for reasonable value of work done

We are acting for a builder that succeeded in making a claim for reasonable value of work done. The point of law is to be considered by the High Court later this year and has…