Recent Cases

Brolton Group Pty Ltd v Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 63 (17 April 2020) (Meagher JA at [1], Gleeson JA at [2], Payne JA at [73])


BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION – appeals – payment claim referred for adjudication – where available reference date under construction contract – Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) – where adjudicator determined entitlement to payment claim by reference to an unavailable reference date – jurisdictional error – where available reference date under contract not the reference date addressed by the adjudicator – whether adjudication determination also involved a denial of natural justice