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Statutory limitation on “injured person” evidence found not to apply to corporate plaintiff

Australia - June 7 2018 In a decision published yesterday, the Supreme Court of Western Australia provided some useful guidance on the admissibility of hindsight evidence and...

Acacia Hosking, Joel Bond.


Tactical decisions ahead for insurers as Third Party Act utilised again

Australia - May 25 2018 In February 2018, we wrote about the decision in Rushleigh Services Pty Ltd v Forge Group Limited (in liquidation) (receivers and managers appointed)...

Peta Stevenson.


High Court reviews ability to challenge adjudication determinations under SOPA legislation

Australia - March 5 2018 The High Court recently handed down two important decisions on security of payment legislation in the Probuild1 and Maxcon Construction2 cases...

Katherine Vines.


Insurers rush to check access, co-operation and assistance obligations, following Federal Court decision

Australia - February 22 2018 In a significant decision for the insurance industry, the Federal Court of Australia has granted leave to shareholders to bring a direct action...

Peter Yeldham.


Strengthening the Attwells stance on advocate’s immunity - Kendirjian v Lepore 2017 HCA 13

Australia - March 31 2017 The High Court of Australia has unanimously stood by its most recent decision on advocates' immunity in Attwells v Jackson Lalic Lawyers Pty Ltd...

Laurice Elten.