Advice regarding unlitigated matters
A large building company recently entered into voluntary administration, leaving over ten homes incomplete. The insurer had obtained security from the director of the building company in respect of any liability it incurred under the policies issued to the building company for the incomplete homes. The director was therefore keen to minimise the insurer’s exposure to the claim. Through discussions with the director and administrator of the building company and each of the claimants, we were able to negotiate a settlement of the claims on the basis that another building company, run by a family member of the director of the insured building company, would complete the outstanding works under the original building contracts. Our client ultimately incurred very little liability in relation to the claims.
June 19, 2018
WFI Insurance Ltd v Manitowoq Platinum Pty Ltd  WASCA 89 Background In our Legal Directions dated 1 May 2017, we…Continue reading
December 18, 2018
Terravision Pty Ltd v Black Box Control Pty Ltd [No 5]  WASC 340 Facts Consideration of the appropriate costs orders…Continue reading