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 Recorded Webinar: Construction Law and Insolvency – Beyond the Pandemic (Vic)

Date: Thursday 21st January 2021
Duration: 1 Hour


Legislation has tried to deal with the current and future effects of the pandemic. The problem is what happens when government support programs end. What does this mean for the construction industry and practitioners? This session looks at the main issues, including:

  • The heightened risk of insolvency – what can be done with insolvency events

  • What legislative protections apply to insolvency risk?

  • Understanding the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020

  • Ipso facto laws and right to terminate in event of insolvency

  • Securing payment - Security of Payment Act and insolvency;

  • Changes in regulatory framework for registered building practitioners relating to financial standing

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Megan Calder, Partner, Piper Alderman, Melbourne

Megan has extensive experience in construction and infrastructure, guiding clients through complex front end and litigation work and is known for her experience and expertise across a variety of areas in construction. Having acted for developers, head contractors, sub-contractors, not for profit organisations and statutory insurers.

Megan has a deep understanding of the strategic and practical requirements of her clients through all stages of the construction process, from negotiating the contracts through to resolution of disputes. Her litigation experience has included acting on commercial and residential projects, renewable energy, processing plants, marine and civil infrastructure disputes.

With experience across all jurisdictions, including the High Court of Australia, and dispute resolution forums, including adjudications and arbitrations, Megan has acted on matters ranging from security of payment claims, contractual entitlements and termination to recourse to bank guarantees.

In addition to her litigation experience, Megan has drafted and negotiated contractual documentation and provided advice and construction management services to a variety of clients on different projects.


This webinar is suitable for Victorian construction lawyers. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

CPD:  1 CPD unit - substantive law.

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Product Code: ZB4JAN21
 Price:  $198.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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