OUR RECENT MATTERS

Recent Victorian Court cases include

Zulin Formwork Pty Ltd v Valeo Construction Pty Ltd [2019] VCC 936

Acted for the Plaintiff, a commercial concretor, against a commercial builder concerning numerous variations arising out of a contract for works at a residential apartment building. We successfully recovered over $317,284.00 for our client.

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Levi v Z&H Building Development [2019] VSC 633

Acted for a residential builder (the Defendant) in a judicial review application of the adjudicator’s determination sought by the Plaintiff, the head contractor. The Victorian Supreme Court upheld the adjudicator’s determination and dismissed the head contractor’s review application.
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Shipping and Logistics

We acted for a shipping and logistics company in a winding up application and successfully recovered amounts owed.

Some Recent Adjudication Applications prepared and managed by us

Acted for a concreter against a commercial builder to recover retention amounts. The matter was settled after the adjudication application was served on the builder.

 

Acted for a commercial plasterer against a commercial builder concerning numerous variations, backcharges and retention arising out of a contract for plastering works to refurbish a hotel in the Melbourne CBD. We successfully recovered over $250,000.00 for our client.

 

Acted for a commercial carpenter against a commercial builder concerning numerous variations, backcharges and retention arising out of a contract for carpentry works to refurbish a hotel in the Melbourne CBD. We successfully recovered over $145,000.00 for our client.

 

Acted for a commercial plumber against a commercial builder concerning numerous variations, backcharges and retention arising out of a contract for hydraulic works at a university. We successfully recovered over $167,000.00 for our client.

Acted for a commercial concretor against a commercial builder concerning numerous variations, backcharges and retention arising out of a contract for concreting works at a residential apartment building. We successfully recovered over $60,000.00 for our client.

 

Acted for a commercial concretor against a commercial builder concerning numerous variations, backcharges and retention arising out of a contract for concreting works at a residential apartment building. We successfully recovered over $45,000.00 for our client.

 

Acted for a Post-Tension Contractor against a commercial builder concerning backcharges and retention arising out of a contract for concreting works at a residential apartment building. We successfully recovered over $95,000.00 for our client.

 

Acted for a commercial structural steel contractor against a commercial builder concerning numerous variations, backcharges and retention arising out of a contract for structural steel works at a residential apartment building. We successfully recovered over $200,000.00 for our client.

Some recent VCAT Cases

Acted for a developer defending an application for cancellation of permit under section 89 of the Planning and Environment Act 1989. We successfully applied for dismissal of the application.

Acted for a developer of an 8-unit development against VMIA, when the builder became insolvent and obtained the majority of monies claimed under the home warranty insurance at mediation.