Episode 31 – China’s Belt and Road Initiative

December 12, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, we take a closer look at China’s significant investment in infrastructure, including the unprecedented Belt and Road initiative. Senior Associate Celeste Koravos sits down with Xiaoyan (Mindy) Jin, Partner at Jiangsu Baijin Law, to discuss Chinese investment more broadly and how Australian companies can improve their chances of doing business successfully in China.

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Episode 30 – The Lacrosse Fire and its impact

September 27, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, we consider the Lacrosse fire and its aftermath. 300 owners have bought a claim in VCAT seeking $24 million in damages. Partner Ben Davidson sits down with Associate Emily Steiner to discuss Lacrosse and the impacts on the industry.

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Episode 29 – Corrs Construction Law and Projects Update

September 20, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, we take a closer look at our latest Corrs Construction Law and Projects Update. Andrew McCormack, Meri Siracusa and Wayne Jocic sit down with presenter David Hastie to consider three significant decisions covered in our latest publication.  

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Episode 28 – FIDIC and the Rainbow Suite

July 11, 2018

Corrs High Vis is a series of podcasts, offering insight and analysis into the Australian construction industry. Presented by Corrs Chambers Westgarth, it considers the issues which really matter to professionals in this ever-evolving industry.

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Episode 27 – Developing Positive Cultures

June 19, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, we take a closer look at building positive cultures, particularly for younger women, in the construction and legal industries. Alice Hayes talks to Atelier Projects’ Corporate Director, Lisa Loschiavo, Lendlease Senior Development Manager, Lisa Gordon and Corrs Construction Partner Jane Hider. The podcast series, brought to you by Corrs, offers analysis and insights to help you make smarter decisions.

 

 

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Episode 26 – Murray Report reviewing the national security of payment laws

June 8, 2018

In our latest Corrs High Vis podcast, we take a closer look at the recently released Review of Payment Laws. Andrew McCormack, Wayne Jocic and Sam Woff sit down with Megan Sharkey to discuss some of the most important recommendations and their likely impact on the construction industry. The podcast series, brought to you by Corrs, offers analysis and insights to help you make smarter decisions.

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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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