Construction and Engineering

The NSW Supreme Court finds that the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) applies to ‘buildings’ other than “class 2” buildings and representatives of construction companies may be held personally liable

The NSW Supreme Court finds that the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) applies to ‘buildings’ other than “class 2” buildings and representatives of construction companies may be held personally liable

Until recently, there was a sense of uncertainty in the construction sphere surrounding the application of the statutory duty of care imposed by the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW) (Design Act). The general consensus amongst construction professionals...