Category: Contract Disputes

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Redress For Late Delivery Against Subsequent Developer – Can It Be Done?

Can a purchaser seek damages from a subsequent developer for the late delivery of their property? To find out more, let us briefly look at the case of Woolley Development Sdn Bhd v Tiara Contours Construction Sdn Bhd and see what the Court of Appeal has to say about this matter. Brief facts Cherating Development…
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January 20, 2020 0

Retrospective Law – Does it Alter Your Legal Rights?

What happens if a new law comes into force? Will it supplement/ replace its predecessors? Will it replaces the rights that you have acquired by virtue of conforming to the existing law? Which law must you adhere to? Will you be breaching the new law if you are to adhere to the old law? This…
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December 31, 2019 0

Void? The Conditional Payment Conundrum

The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (“the Act”) was created to provide an alternative method for a party to recover the unpaid sum that is due to them in a construction contract. More specifically, it was created to remedy the ‘pay-when-paid’ situation in the construction industry. In the construction industry, this is known as…
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December 14, 2019 0