Recent Cases

Kazzi v KR Properties Global Pty Ltd t/as AK Properties Group [2024] NSWCA 143 (07 June 2024) (Gleeson and Mitchelmore JJA, Basten AJA)


Catchwords:


TORTS – negligence – duty of care – statutory extension – breach of duty by nominated supervisor of works – nominated supervisor directed construction otherwise than in accordance with the approved plans – failure by builder to carry out works in a proper and workman-like manner

NEGLIGENCE – assessment of damages – Hungerfords interest – whether the negligence of the nominated supervisor of building works caused the respondents to incur interest on their borrowings – where the delay in completion of the works resulted from multiple conjunctive causal factors