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MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS PROPERLY in 2017 ASIC’s  2016 Insolvency Report 507 identified 3 main causes of failure of companies:   46% failed because of inadequate cash-flow or high cash use. 46%  failed because of poor strategic management 34% failed due to poor financial control, including lack of records Your construction business requires cash-flow. If there is […]

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Expert Determination and Construction Contracts

Chris Lenz is a qualified expert determiner with the Resolution Institute. Construction contracts often require disputes to be resolved by expert determination which requires expertise in the technical area and Chris is a registered professional engineer, and expertise in the law is a distinct advantage. Chris adjudicates disputes, so he is used to rational and legally correct decision-making. […]

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Evaluative mediation

Chris Lenz can conduct evaluative mediation (or facilitative mediation) in construction and engineering disputes in Brisbane because of his engineering and legal skills. Chris’ published paper in 2015, found on this website, explains the difference between facilitative and evaluative mediation. On 12 April 2016 a lawyers’ website article echoed the difference between facilitative and evaluative mediation. Please click here to […]

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Subcontractor’s charges in recent liquidation

We are acting for one subcontractor and have lodged its subcontractor’s charge, and just wish to emphasise to the industry that legal proceedings must be commenced within 1 month of lodging a charge, if you are claiming on contract monies – not retention monies. Please see the articles below Courier Mail articles 7 April 2016

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