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Article discusses case that considered the reasonable administrative action defence.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Court recently considered whether data files from software packages are admissible as evidence of financial records.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The Court's discretion to deal with non-compliance had been preserved, so the submissions continued to be relevant.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The Court saw no reason to deny the applicants a favourable costs order and ordered the respondent to pay their costs.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Court orders required the respondents to cease providing temporary accommodation for campervans and tents on the land.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Costs order against appellant who failed to provide adequate disclosure and was late in withdrawing their appeal.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Interesting Queensland case involving a claim for compensation, development offence, abuse of process and estoppel.
Jones Day
Competing class actions, particularly in relation to shareholder claims, have increased in Australia and imposed unnecessary costs on respondents.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The GetSwift decision has helpful guidance as to the factors to take into account when managing competing class actions.
Clyde & Co
On 31 May 2018 the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) released a discussion paper on its "Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders" (Inquiry).
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The Court decided that it was appropriate to exercise its discretion and re-enlivened the lapsed development approval.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The Court determined that an application to join Queensland Rail to the proceedings did not advance the public interest.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The Court of Appeal held that the grounds attacking the validity of the EPO must fail and upheld the validity of the EPO.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The Court decided that there was no reason to depart from the usual order as to costs or to reduce the quantum of costs.
Jones Day
A number of Federal Court of Australia judgments in the first half of 2018 have adopted or raised reforms to the mandatory approval process for class action settlements.
Holding Redlich
Article discusses the confusing consequences of the Nuga Nuga decision and the response by DATSIP.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article discusses the option of preliminary discovery as an effective way to obtain critical information. .
Stacks Law Firm
Article discusses factors which assist in attaining a successful compensation claim. Seek legal advice early! .
Marque Lawyers
Post-publication fact-finding to support truth of a publication does not count as a qualified privilege defence. .
Holding Redlich
Any applicant seeking a grant of expedition needs to satisfy the Court that their matter meets this requisite criteria.
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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
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Sparke Helmore Lawyers
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