8
December
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Zoom Online

CPD 8 December 2020

Adjudicator’s Jurisdiction and Jurisdictional Error for Adjudicators operating under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 - the Presentation and Q&A will by led by Chris Lenz of Leading Engineering and Construction specialist law firm Lenz Moreton. Chris is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court of Australia. He has practiced as a Chartered Professional Engineer overseas and in Australia, is a Registered Senior Adjudicator, Arbitrator and he is a Nationally Accredited Mediator. ...

19
January
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Zoom Online

CPD 19 January 2021

The 7th in our series of one hour CPD Events for Adjudicators will be held on 19 January 2021 commencing at 5:15pm sharp. The session deals with the Requirements (if any) for Payment Claims and Adjudication Applications to meet Contractual Pre-Conditions. The session is directed to Adjudicators operating under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017. The Presentation and Q&A will by led by Mark Williams, Barrister at Law, Brisbane. ...

9
February
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Zoom Online

CPD 09 February 2021

The 8th in our series of one hour CPD Events for Adjudicators will be held on 9 February 2021 commencing at 5:15pm sharp. The session deals with Adjudicating Payment Claims for Delay and Disruption Costs, and the Application of Liquidated Damages. There are significant differences between Australia jurisdictions in relation to dealing with time related costs. This session is directed to Adjudicators operating under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017. The Presentation and Q&A will be led by Barry Tozer. ...

2
March
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Zoom Online

CPD 02 March 2021

The 9th in our series of one hour CPD Events for Adjudicators will be held on 2 March 2021 commencing at 5:15pm sharp. The session addresses Interpreting Contracts and the Law of Contract. Adjudicators in all jurisdictions are confronted with contracts of all shapes and sizes, simple and complex, customary to bizarre. The existence of a construction contract to which the BIF applies is not only an essential requirement for a valid Decision, section 88 requires the Adjudicator to consider the provisions of the relevant construction contract.  This session is directed to Adjudicators operating under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017. The Presentation and Q&A will be led by Noel Jensen, Partner in leading law firm Jensen and Co Lawyers, Toowoomba. ...

23
March
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Zoom Online

CPD 23 March 2021

The 10th in our series of one hour CPD Events for Adjudicators will be held on 23 March 2021 commencing at 5:15pm sharp. This will be the last of our CPD Events for the 2020/2021 CPD Year. Our next event will be in April 2021 but it is for the 2021/2022 CPD Year. In light of judgments such as Watpac v CGM [2020] VSC  637; Punton’s Shoes v Cit-Con (Vic) [2020] VSC 414; SHA Premier Construction v Niclin Constructions [2020]  QSC 307; and EHome Construction v GCB Constructions [2020] QSC 291, it is timely for this session to address Retention and Security. This is the third session covering valuation for Adjudicators but the session also addresses the Adjudicator’s jurisdiction to deal with performance security provided under construction contracts. This session is directed to Adjudicators operating under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017. The Presentation and Q&A will be led by Warren Fischer. ...

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