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When an adjudication falls at the first hurdle – does the Jockey get paid for his effort with Alan K Chuck

30 May 2018

Time: 5:30 PM -7:00 PM
Venue: Uniting Church Hall
3 Hepburn Street,
Hawthorn
Cost:

$35.00 Members
$45.00 Guests
Free for RI student members

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Wednesday 30 May

An adjudication stands or falls on the quality of a number of documents:

  • The payment claim
  • The payment schedule (if any)
  • The adjudication application
  • The adjudication response (if any)
  • Further submissions, solicited or unsolicited (if any)
  • The Adjudicator’s Determination.

The presenter will discuss the essential elements of each document, and problems encountered with actual cases. If a document is found to be non-compliant after the adjudicator has accepted the appointment, what happens? Is the adjudicator entitled to be paid for work done? The NSW case Alucity Architectural Product Supply v Australian Solutions Centre [2016] NSWSC 608 will be considered.

Join the Victorian Chapter Adjudication SIG committee for this in-depth discussion and simultaneously earn valuable CPD points.

About the speaker

Alan Chuck is a freelance civil engineer, arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator. He is a member of Resolution Institute’s Victorian panel of adjudicators. He also serves as a sessional member of both Planning Panels Victoria and VCAT. He has been an accredited adjudicator since the commencement of the Victorian SoP Act in 2003, and has conducted some 17 adjudications.