Construction Bulletin | November 2018

Welcome to the Construction Bulletin – your monthly snapshot of activity and all the information you need to know across the construction, property and infrastructure industries.

In this bulletin we:

  • review the High Court's guidance on the retentions regime;
  • outline the topics and potential dates for our 2019 Thought Leadership Sessions;
  • examine the the Tensions Between Lawyers and Experts following the Society of Construction Law panel sessions;
  • recap the month's construction and infrastructure market activity.

High Court provides guidance on the retentions regime

The recent High Court decision in Bennet v Ebert Construction Limited (In rec & liq) confirms retentions do not exist until the payment from which they are being withheld is made to the subcontractor.

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2019 Thought Leadership Sessions

The Construction division will be leading four Thought Leadership Sessions next year, giving an overview of issues in the construction industry and suggest the best approach going forward.

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Tensions between Lawyers and Experts

Partners Janine Stewart and Stephen Price have wrapped up their four nationwide Society of Construction Law sessions.

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November Construction News

A selection of construction news from the market, including the plan for a $1.8 billion Auckland waterfront stadium revealed.

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