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14th October 2020

McCarthy v TKM Builders Pty Ltd & Anor [2020] QSC 301 Delivered 7 October 2020, Supreme Court, Martin J The Facts The Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act... read more…

Unfair preferences and mothership proceedings

14th October 2019

It has been 3 years since our landmark successful defence on behalf of CSR Building Products Ltd of an unfair preference action by liquidators of a company that traded with... read more…

Beware - unfair preference mothership proceedings and joinder

1st October 2019

Liquidators are more frequently taking advantage of so-called ‘mothership proceedings’ to pursue unfair preference claims against multiple defendants in respect... read more…

Unconscionable conduct

4th September 2019

The Banking Royal Commission shone a spotlight on the conduct of banks and uncovered numerous examples of misconduct in the financial services sector. Recently, the... read more…

KDV Sports v Muggeridge Constructions

21st August 2019

If your payment claim looks like this (and it probably does), it is invalid for the BIF Act. The Queensland Supreme Court recently handed down its decision in KDV... read more…