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…………..
Today’s column is the fourth installment of our annual series reviewing new laws affecting community associations, condominiums, cooperatives, and homeowners’
Technology is advancing every day, but it’s taken over 20 years for strata laws in New South Wales to be
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