Adapt Constructions Pty Ltd v Brad Whittaker

JurisdictionAustralian Capital Territory
CourtSupreme Court of ACT
JudgeBurns J:
Judgment Date26 Aug 2015
Docket NumberFile Number: SCA 83 of 2014
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2 firm's commentaries
  • No liquidated damages? No problem (unless you're a builder)
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • September 20, 2015
    ...exclude a claim for damages for delay without clear words to that effect. In the recent case of Adapt Constructions Pty Ltd v Whittaker [2015] ACTSC 188, the ACT Supreme Court found that a construction contract based on a standard form which left blank the amount for liquidated damages to b......
  • Construction & Infrastructure - What's news - 1 September 2015
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • September 8, 2015
    ...of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) application of ss 9(1), 9(2), 14(8), 14(9). More... Other Adapt Constructions Pty Ltd v Whittaker and Luff [2015] ACTSC 188 CONTRACTS - Building, Engineering and Related Contracts - defective building work - damages - whether cost of demolition and rebuild reasonab......