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Webinar | May 2020 Security of Payment Case Law Update (NSW)

with David Francis, Emer Sheridan, Evatt Styles and Neil Kirkpatrick

Tuesday 26 May 2020 | Online

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (AEST)

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May 2020 Security of Payment Case Law Update (NSW)

An essential review of recent guidance by courts of Superior Record, on the application and operation of the Building and Construction Industry security of Payment Act (NSW) 1999. The presentations will be of interest to adjudicators, claims consultants, lawyers and in house counsel involved in the Act’s scheme for rapid, binding determination of disputed payment claims.

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About the speakers

Anna Quinn

David Francis
BA, LLB, LLM (Syd), LLM (UTS) FRI AdvMedArb3Adj
Adjudicator, Arbitrator, expert Determiner, Mediator

David has been an arbitrator since 1984, a mediator since 1995, an adjudicator since 2000 and has also acted as an expert determiner. He now practises solely as an arbitrator, adjudicator, expert determiner and mediator. He is accredited as an adjudicator in all Australian states and territories except South Australia. David specialises in disputes involving complex contractual and jurisdictional issues which can be
determined on the basis of the evidence presented and does not require the adjudicator to act on the basis of his own expertise in inspecting the works.

Anna Quinn

Evatt Styles
MIL, LLM, PRI, MCIArb, GAICD, Acc Spec (Commercial Litigation), Acc Spec (Dispute Resolution)

A Senior Associate at Carroll & O’Dea and a dual Accredited Specialist in Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Evatt’s capabilities in constructively resolving disputes is recognised by his membership of the Dispute Resolution sub-committee of the Law Society of NSW. Evatt has acted for a wide range of clients in commercial dispute resolution, urgent injunctive relief (search, seize and freeze orders), equity, insolvency, sports and cross border disputes.

Anna Quinn

Emer Sheridan
BA LLB (Hons)

Emer is a lawyer in Piper Alderman’s Infrastructure and Projects team and has acted for principals, head contractors and subcontractors in a range of construction disputes with experience across litigation, arbitration and expert determination. Emer has also been involved in representing both claimants and respondents in Security of Payment matters including those relating to adjudication, summary judgment and judicial review.

Anna Quinn

Neil Kirkpatrick
BSc (Hons) DipICArb, FCIArb, FRICS, FCIOB, PRIMed

Neil Kirkpatrick is a chartered quantity surveyor, chartered builder, adjudicator, arbitrator, expert determiner, mediator, and expert witness in quantum, delay and construction technical matters. Neil has over two decades of experience solving problems and achieving practical solutions to complex, contentious, and non-contentious issues that arise on projects within the natural and built environments.. Neil is managing director of Construction Expert Services, providing consultancy and dispute resolution services to developers, law firms, contractors, subcontractors, and professional practices.


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