Frank Hicks SC and Richard Cheney SC will discuss four recent decisions of likely interest to those practising in building and construction law:

· Roberts v Goodwin Street Developments Pty Ltd [2023] NSWCA 5 (measure of damages; prejudice and pleadings; the application of the statutory duty under the DBP Act by reference to s.4 and s.36).
· 123 259 932 Pty Ltd v Cessnock City Council [2023] NSWCA 21 (damages – wasted expenditure as damages for breach of contract).
· The Owners Strata Plan No 84674 v Pafburn Pty Ltd [2023] NSWSC 116 (DBP Act and apportionment).
· Shoal Bay Beach Constructions No. 1 Pty Ltd v Mark Hickey & Ors t/a Sparke Helmore [2023] NSWCA 23

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