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23
Jun
2020

Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)

The Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) (CCA) is designed to ensure the prompt flow of payments to contractors, subcontractors and...… more

23
Jun
2020

Recognised as a leading Agribusiness Lawyer in Doyle's

We are proud to announce that Gary Thomas, Managing Principal of Grondal Bruining was included in the recent Doyles list of leading West...… more

12
Jun
2020

Congratulations to Strike Energy and Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Congratulations to Strike Energy and Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) … more

4
Jun
2020

Post COVID-19 M&A - sales by administrators and receivers & managers

As the economy and businesses deal with the challenges and restrictions associated with managing COVID-19, some businesses will survive,...… more

13
May
2020

Recognised by Best Lawyers 2021 Edition

The team at Grondal Bruining is proud to have been included in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia.… more

8
Apr
2020

Release of WA's Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Roadmap

The WA government has released its Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Roadmap – the first step in its plan to better integrate DER into...… more

30
Mar
2020

Economic Contagion: insolvency but not claims relief

The effects of COVID-19 are yet to play out, but it appears inevitable that there will be a period, perhaps a significant period, of...… more

27
Mar
2020

Recognised as a leading Agribusiness Lawyer in Doyle's

We are proud to announce that Gary Thomas, Managing Principal of Grondal Bruining was included in the recent Doyles list of leading West...… more

11
Feb
2020

Offshore Clean Energy - Proposed Infrastructure Framework - Feedback by 28 February 2020

Feedback is invited on the Australian Government's proposed regulatory framework to enable the development, construction, operation and...… more

15
Jan
2020

What is ‘gross negligence’ anyway?

Commercial and contract managers will often hear their lawyers debate the exclusion of “gross negligence” from contract clauses which...… more

9
Dec
2019

Document retention and destruction: be aware of legal requirements

Document retention is, on its face, a rather dry subject. Nevertheless, it is one of considerable day to day significance for companies...… more

27
Nov
2019

Update: ASX Listing Rules Update - November 2019

This blog explains the key areas of reform proposed by the ASX to the Listing Rules and accompanying guidance notes. … more

27
Nov
2019

Congratulations Superior Gold Inc

Grondal Bruining congratulates Superior Gold Inc. on the closing of a senior secured A$15 million Gold Loan Facility with Auramet.… more

6
Nov
2019

Competition Law in Australia: An Introduction

This blog provides an overview of the objectives and key prohibitions and concepts of competition law in Australia. … more

16
Oct
2019

Grondal Bruining Ranked as a Leading Firm in Energy and Resources - Doyle's Guide 2019

The team at Grondal Bruining is proud to have improved its ranking as one of the leading firms in Energy and Resources in the Doyle's...… more

25
Sep
2019

Rules of contract interpretation: Latin but without limitation…

The purposes and objects to be secured by a contract and the circumstances surrounding the entry into a contract can be highly relevant...… more

18
Sep
2019

A Guide to Commercial Litigation - Published by Grondal Bruining

Grondal Bruining has released "A Guide to Commercial Litigation"​ to provide useful information on the stages of Litigation and its...… more

4
Sep
2019

Dealing with companies in a corporate group & addressing the risks

It is a well-known principle that, upon incorporation, a company is considered a separate legal entity. It acts in its own right and...… more

28
Aug
2019

Introducing Infrastructure Western Australia (IWA)

On 23 July 2019, the Governor appointed Mr John Langoulant AO as chairperson of the board of Infrastructure WA, along with fellow board...… more

21
Aug
2019

Whistleblower Reforms: Mandatory Requirements for Australian Companies

It is important to be aware of the changes to whistleblower legislation which came into effect on 1 July 2019. … more

1
Aug
2019

Rinehart, the High Court and drafting arbitration clauses

In May this year, the High Court delivered its decision in Rinehart & Anor v Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd & Ors [2019] HCA 13.… more

26
Jul
2019

Why international clients need an Australian law firm

When entering the Australian market for the first time, international clients often consider sourcing their legal support from their...… more

12
Jun
2019

Hot Topic: Social Licence to Operate

An increasingly hot topic is that of ‘social licence to operate’ – being the acceptance of a company’s or industry’s business...… more

12
Jun
2019

Future proofing energy contracts: Clean energy change clauses (Article #3)

In this series, we explore how to future proof energy contracts, to provide maximum protection against unwanted consequences of a...… more

15
May
2019

The 2019 WA Arbitration Report

Dean Grondal comments on the 2019 Arbitration Report recently released as part of The WA Arbitration Initiative, with Francis Burt...… more