COURT REJECTS ‘EXPERTS’ REPORT

COURT REJECTS ‘EXPERTS’ REPORT

A Supreme Court has again highlighted the requirements for experts when providing evidence.  This case involved a comprehensive report prepared by a team of environmental consultants considering damage arising from potential metal toxification of agricultural lands...
FLOUR MILL DEAL DUSTED

FLOUR MILL DEAL DUSTED

The issues of (1) properly disclosed site contamination and (2) a subsequent value fall 30% below the purchase price, were pivotal in the high-profile dispute over an iconic Brisbane development site sale.  Queensland’s Court of Appeal confirmed the initial...
BODY CORPORATE UNPAID LEVY TIME LIMIT

BODY CORPORATE UNPAID LEVY TIME LIMIT

Qld Body Corporates breathed a collective sigh of relief when an Appeal overturned a ruling concerning time limitations for commencing proceedings to recover levies and penalties under body corporate legislation i.e. Section 145 of the Body Corporate and Community...