Articles

Please find some of our articles below:

25/07/2018 – Technological Developments: BIM is vital for the Future

01/06/2017 – Cross Border Construction Dispute Mediation

11/05/2017 – Does Equity Undermine Construction Contracts’ Risk?

01/06/2015 – Journal Article – Is evaluative mediation the preferred model for construction law disputes?

This article uses a hypothetical mediation example to explore the question of whether the evaluative model is the preferred process to settle construction law disputes. It looks at recent research in other common law jurisdictions, as well as the prominent dispute resolution researchers to further examine the issue.

20/12/2011 – Ship Construction or Repair

For any potential clients who have constructed or repaired a ship in Australia and have not been paid for this work, this paper gives you an insight as to your rights to recover monies. Please call us if you need to discuss your matter in more detail?

31/08/2011 – A Family Affair – The Lenz family’s QUT links span four faculties

Our principal had the privilege of having the attached article in the QUT Alumni magazine about him and his whole family having a degree from QUT, which is something worth celebrating and sharing. We hope it may inspire others to do the same! **Story and pictures courtesy QUT Links magazine**

10/06/2011 – Coastal Development in Queensland with Rising Sea Levels

Chris’ research paper considers the recent extreme weather events in Queensland and the Queensland Reconstruction Authority, and the strategies of defending or retreating in the coastal areas from the predicted inevitable sea level rise of 0.8m by 2100 as a result of climate change and investigates the Coastal Plan to confirm that the strategy should be one of retreat, which will require considered engineering input into development and redevelopment.

19/08/2010 – Journal Article – Guide to Identification of Construction Defects

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION LAW JOURNAL Both construction contracts and construction cases speak glibly of “defects”. Unfortunately, there is in practice, a great gulf between the theory and the practice. Sadly, many eminent practitioners in the construction industry are not even sure where to start with a defects problem. The following article by Chris Lenz is both practical and authoritative.

04/09/2008 – After Adjudication – Getting the Money!

Chris Lenz discusses the options available to you after a successful Adjudication.