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The paper available at this link discusses the following recent decisions on contract law: Dyco Hotels Pty Ltd & Ors v Laundy Hotels (Quarry) Pty Ltd [2021] NSWCA 332 (Dyco) Carter v Mehmet [2021] NSWCA 286 CFMMEU v Personnel Contracting Pty Ltd [2022] HCA 1...
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Dyco Hotels Pty Ltd & Ors v Laundy Hotels (Quarry) Pty Ltd [2021] NSWCA 332 (Dyco) – Case Review 1. This is one of those cases where four judges considered the issues, they split 2:2 on the result, and the trial decision was reversed on...
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Can a creditor with a debt which would not be provable in a bankruptcy nonetheless present a creditor’s petition based on a failure to pay that non-provable debt? The Federal Court of Australia squarely considered this question for the first time in Australian Securities and...
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The High Court’s recent decision in Sunland Group Limited v Gold Coast City Council [2021] HCA 35 (Sunland), delivered on 10 November 2021, has important implications for the interpretation of statutory approvals under a wide range of legislation, including approvals under planning laws. In Sunland,...
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Higgins Chambers warmly congratulates Ruth O’Gorman QC on her appointment as silk.
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