Episode 25 – Early Contractor Involvement

May 10, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, we take a closer look at Early Contractor Involvement. It’s a model which is becoming increasingly popular for engaging the market and procuring major projects. Margot Tait talks to Lawson Katiza, Associate Director at Savills and Andrew McCormack, Partner in the Corrs Brisbane Construction team.

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Corrs High Vis: Episode 24 – Australian security of payment legislation – High Court guidance

April 18, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, we look at two important High Court rulings which provide greater clarity in relation to Australia’s security of payment legislation.

The first sets out the scope of review from an adjudicator’s determination, while the second provides guidance on when a payment clause will be a prohibited ‘pay when paid’ clause.  Wayne Jocic, Samuel Woff and Todd Spiller consider the implications. The podcast series, brought to you by Corrs, offers analysis and insights to help you make smarter decisions. 

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Episode 23 – Gender Equality in the Construction Industry

March 28, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, we look at gender equality in the construction industry. With only 10 per cent of the industry’s workforce made up of women, how do we redress the balance? Margot Tait is joined by NAWIC’s Alison Price, Construction Skills Queensland Robert Sobyra and Corrs Senior Associate Melanie Cunado.

 

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Episode 22 - Construction Market Forecast: 2018 and beyond

March 21, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, Construction Partner Ben Davidson and Associate David Hastie take a closer look at the short, medium and long-term prospects for the sector with VEC civil engineer, Owen Cavanough. What do the next 12 months and beyond hold in store?  

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Episode 21 – Global Infrastructure (Part Two)

December 19, 2017

This week we feature the second of a two-part look at the challenges facing global infrastructure finance. Corrs CEO John Denton, who is First Vice Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce and Co-Chair of the B20 Infrastructure taskforce, sits down with Senior Associate Melanie Bond. 

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Episode 21 – Global Infrastructure (Part One)

December 7, 2017

This week we feature the first of a two-part look at the challenges facing global infrastructure finance. Corrs CEO John Denton, who is First Vice Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce and Co-Chair of the B20 Infrastructure taskforce, sits down with Senior Associate Melanie Bond. 

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Episode 20 – Proposed Reforms to Queensland’s Security of Payment Legislation

September 22, 2017

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast we consider the Building Industry Fairness Bill of 2017. The Bill proposes further significant reforms to Queensland’s security of payment legislation.

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Episode 19 – Case developments across Australia

September 11, 2017

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast we consider some of the leading case developments around Australia and consider their implications for the construction industry. Jaclyn Masters is joined by Partners Michael Earwaker, Andrew McCormack, Consultant Wayne Jocic and Special Counsel Jennifer Barrett.

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Episode 18 - Statutory Declarations: When you can be personally liable for inaccuracies

September 5, 2017

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast Leighton Moon and Samuel Woff consider the legal framework governing statutory declarations in the construction industry. We focus on a recent case in which an employee was found personably liable for a misleading and deceptive statutory declaration.

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Episode 17 - Key Takeaways from the SoCLA National Conference

August 21, 2017

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, Partner Shaun Bailey, Senior Associate Jaclyn Masters and Associate Raeesa Rawal discuss the key takeaways from the Society of Construction Law Australia’s National Conference, ‘A New Wave’, held on the Gold Coast in July.

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