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The Society of Construction Law Australia Newsletter has just been published, which includes photos from SoCLA Christmas parties around the country.

Maybe I am imagining it, but I reckon the South Australian one looks the most fun?

xmas 2013

Photo by Louise Woodhouse Photography

No Security of Payment Entitlement without a Requisite Builders Licence

In a decision handed down on 19 December 2013, the Adelaide Magistrates’ Court has accepted my argument that Cant v Casella governs the position in SA i.e. a builder without a requisite building licence cannot make a valid claim under the security of payment legislation. On inter alia this ground, a default judgment was set aside.

The decision also makes the point that, Continue reading