NSW COVID-19 lockdown extension: Changes for construction – what you need to know

While the COVID-19 situation in Sydney remains challenging, in welcome news, construction can resume on Saturday 31 July in Greater Sydney (including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour). In further good news for the industry, worksites will be permitted to operate on Sundays and public holidays, up until Christmas, to allow businesses to […]

Important precedent for property settlement disputes

When selling property, the contract of sale typically dictates certain tasks that a vendor must undertake prior to settlement. In the recent matter of Namrood v Ebadeh-Ahvasi, the vendor was contractually required to remedy damage from works done to the property and comply with other outstanding council notices before settlement (‘completion’). The contract also contained […]