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CASE NOTE: Way & Anor v Primo Rossi Pty Ltd & Anor [2018] QCA 203

2019-03-19T02:39:52+00:00

Way & Anor v Primo Rossi Pty Ltd & Anor [2018] QCA 203 This appeal from a decision of Muir DCJ in the District Court at Southport to the Court of Appeal involved a consideration of Rule 389 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (“UCPR”) which is produced below for convenience sake: “389 [...]

CASE NOTE: JM Family Holdings Pty Ltd & Anor v Owltown Pty Ltd & Anor

2018-10-26T02:16:28+00:00

JM Family Holdings Pty Ltd & Anor v Owltown Pty Ltd & Anor [2018] QCA 260 This appeal was heard by Court of Appeal Justices Fraser and McMurdo but the leading judgment was that of Justice Bond of the Trial Division of the Court of Appeal with whose reasons Fraser and McMurdo JJA agreed. [...]

Communication with the Bench – Do I or Don’t I

2018-10-26T02:27:55+00:00

Practitioners involved in litigation in any of our Courts or Tribunals are often faced with the prospect of having to communicate with a judicial officer or registry staff in relation to a contentious issue. This may often be done in the context where one’s opponent may, shall we say, be less than cooperative than one [...]

Legal profession: limitation period on costs assessment, itemised bills

2018-10-26T00:21:48+00:00

Qld Law Group – A New Direction Pty Ltd v Crisp [2018] QCA 245 Decision date: 28 September 2018 Sofronoff P; Morrison JA; Philippides JA The applicant firm represented the respondent in a proceeding which settled. On 28 April 2015, the applicant sent the respondent a letter which calculated the amount payable to the [...]