Legal Notebook March 2016

Litigation Update

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The attached article appeared in the Australia and New Zealand Property Journal and addresses a Supreme Court of New South Wales judgment regarding a firm of quantity surveyors found to have engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct, breached its duty of care, and breached its contractual duty by overvaluing work that had been undertaken at a development site when assessing progress claims; and was liable to pay damages to the plaintiff lenders.