Codelfa in the new age

Codelfa in the new age

Updated Mar 06, 2019

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Knowledge area: Substantive law 

Codelfa in the new age
Talitha Fishburn, Barrister, Wardell Chambers

This videocast covers Codelfa Construction Pty Ltd v State Rail Authority of New South Wales (1982) 149 CLR 337 (Codelfa), a widely cited Australian case and the darling for contract lawyers. It is cited in thousands of reported cases. Despite Codelfa being a household name for lawyers and the familiarity with which its name gets dropped into submissions, what does it stand for and what is its legacy?

Recorded: 20 February 2019