NSW: Supreme Court Finds Certifier Liable for Building Defects
In 2014, the High Court decided in the Brookfield case that a builder responsible for defects in the construction of a serviced apartment building in Chatswood did not owe the owners corporation of the building a duty of care to avoid economic loss, essentially because the builder and developer entered into a detailed building contract which limited the builder’s liability for defects and the owners could have taken steps to protect themselves from financial harm caused by the builder’s negligence: see Brookfield Multiplex Ltd -v- Owners – Strata Plan 61288  HCA 36. Read the article…………..
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