APPEALS – from findings of fact – credibility of witnesses – limitation on appeal where findings of fact based on demeanour of witnesses – procedural fairness – bias or apprehension of bias – prior professional association as members of the same chambers – insufficient of its own – requirements to be satisfied BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION – Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) – definition of dwelling – for use as a residence or for use in conjunction with a dwelling – time for assessment – quantum meruit – benefit when not the owner of the land

Slaven v Bryant [2020] NSWCATAP 168 (07 August 2020)