May has seen continued busy dispute-resolution activity, as listed below. The value of one of the payment disputes in the adjudications under the Construction Contracts Act (WA) set a record for Lieblich & Associates at almost $3million. **Adjudication of a payment-claim dispute of approximately $250k between a building management systems contractor and his client in […]
The summer has been very busy with dispute-resolution activity, as listed below. The value of the payment disputes in the adjudications under the Construction Contracts Act (WA) ranged from $150k to $2 million. December 2014 construction contract adjudications: ** 9 invoices in a building-services contract for the construction of a shopping centre ** a payment […]
In recent months, applicants for adjudication under the Construction Contracts Act (WA) 2004, have requested that we extend credit for the costs of the adjudication. We’ve been sympathetic to these requests, encouraged by the party’s written commitment to make payment at a later date. We now find in two instances that we must pursue the […]
This holiday period has been an extremely busy one. Celebrations and festivities aside, Steve has been busy in December and January with 6 payment-claim adjudications under the Construction Contracts Act (WA). The average value of the payment claims in those disputes exceeds $500k. Steve has also been appointed to mediate between two parties in dispute […]
Steve assisted a major construction contractor to prepare a referral to arbitration of several claims under two contracts, with an aggregate value of approximately $500k
Steve was one of the Panelists at the Curtin “Ignition” program Business Plan Pitch Presentation sessions at the Technology Park Function Centre from 1:30pm to 5.00pm. The Ignition delegates were nascent and novice entrepreneurs with ideas to take forward into business or early stage business owners from a mix of backgrounds. Some of the delegates […]
Steve was appointed to adjudicate a payment claim dispute (approximately $100k) between and architect and a builder, arising from different interpretations of the scope of work. Steve determined the matter on its merits within the prescribed time.
Steve was appointed to mediate a dispute between a Landlord and a franchisee who was also a sub-tenant of his franchisor.
Steve was appointed to adjudicate a payment claim dispute (approximately $250k) between a major resources infrastructure contractor and his subcontractor. The parties successfully resolved the dispute by mutual consent and Steve dismissed the Application without making a determination of its merits, on the basis that others dealing with the matter have made a finding, in […]
Steve gave a presentation entitled “Rapid Adjudication of Payment Disputes” and participated in a panel discussion at an Industry Issues Briefing for members of the National Electrical and Communications Association.