Recent legislation and a Court decision which may impact building professionals and their insurers.

11 December 2020

In June 2020, the NSW government enacted the Design & Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) (Act).  Section 37 of the Act extends the duty of care owed by builders to subsequent purchasers. We note...

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History repeating: liability for third parties’ economic loss and the Design and Building Practitioners Act (NSW)

10 September 2020

Do the new duties of care put in place by the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) open up a new chapter in the ongoing development of consultants’ liability for third parties’ loss?...

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