**NEW** PROPOSED BILL AMENDMENTS
The 22 August 2018 saw the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Bill 2018 publicly released. The proposed reforms in the Bill are designed to provide greater protection for subcontractors and promote cash flow and transparency in the contracting chain.
ABC DRS’s one-day intensive training course is designed to assist construction industry professionals remain up to date on the New South Wales Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and focuses on the fundamental issues of the legislations, your rights and obligations as well as covering all recent case law.
As neighboring states we will also bring you up to date with Queensland’s legislation as they are about to embark on a new era with the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF) receiving Royal Assent on 10 November 2017 but yet to be enacted (anticipated 17 December 2018). This sees the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 and the Subcontractors’ Charges Act 1974 repealed
The training will explain your rights, obligations and liabilities in respect to payment claims, payment schedules, adjudication applications, adjudication responses and adjudication determinations.
These key components will be fully explored and discussed by leading construction lawyer and a seasoned adjudicator in an interactive and friendly environment.
Upcoming Training Dates
• Friday 14 September 2018
Troy Lewis | Partner and National Head of Construction and Infrastructure |
Holding Redlich Lawyers
Troy is a Partner in construction litigation specialising in arbitration, expert determination and substantive litigation of construction disputes in all states and territories of Australia. Troy also specialises in claims involving the Security of Payment Acts Australia wide. Troy is a recognised industry expert in relation to construction litigation and in the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 editions of Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession, Troy is named as one of the leading construction litigation lawyers in Queensland. Troy has also been named in the 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia in the practice area of Construction/Infrastructure Law.
Russell Welsh | Director | ABC DRS
Russell is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who has worked in the construction industry in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Korea and Australia for more than 30 years. Russell is also the only adjudicator in Australia to be registered in every jurisdiction with Security of Payment legislation.
Level 65, MLC Centre
19 Martin Place
Sydney NSW 2000
Our intensive training course costs $780.00 per delegate inc GST with discounts available for group bookings.
Please download and peruse our registration form for further details or contact our office to discuss corporate and group bookings.
1. Introduction to security of payment legislation in New South Wales.
2. Payment claims and payment schedules
3. Adjudication process
4. Function of adjudicator
5. Adjudication determinations and review
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided.
Need further information?
The ABC DRS are happy to provide you with any further detail on any of the above documents. Please feel free to get in contact with our office.