Monthly Archives: June 2017


District Court Practice Direction – Outlines of Argument


The District Court has issued Practice Direction 1 of 2017 in relation to the preparation and delivery of written outlines of argument for matters in the Applications List of the District Court. A copy of the Practice Direction can be downloaded here.

Limitation Periods In Historical Sexual Assault Cases


The Victorian Court of Appeal in Connellan v Murphy (2017) VSCA 116 (22 May 2017) (Priest, Beach and Kaye JJA) had cause to consider the Victorian Limitation of Actions Act in relation to a claim for damages for alleged sexual assaults occurring almost 50 years ago. In particular the Court had to consider whether or [...]