Search
Searching Content indexed under Court Procedure by DLA Piper Australia ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
 
1  
 
Title
Country
Organisation
Author
Date
1
ASIC in the matter of Northwest Resources Limited v Craigside Company Limited BVI company number 74124 named in the Schedule [2013] FCA 201
The case considered when it is appropriate for civil proceedings to be stayed for a maybe similar criminal prosecution.
Australia
16 Jun 2013
2
Proportionate Liability And Arbitrations – No Dice
The WA Supreme Court has held that the proportionate liability regime does not apply to commercial arbitrations.
Australia
15 Apr 2013
3
The Jury is Out - Questioning the role of the jury in civil litigation
The verdict in a recent Victorian case raises the question as to whether jury trials are appropriate in a modern society.
Australia
15 Apr 2013
4
Offers of Compromise in Litigation
It is often said that the issue of costs is of primary importance in litigation.
Australia
15 Apr 2013
5
Consent Judgments: A Judgment is not Always a Judgment
The decision challenges the previously perceived benefit of using consent judgments as a settlement of court proceedings
Australia
14 Apr 2013
6
Joining Insurers to Proceedings – Section 6 LRMPA
These decisions reinforce the difficulties that plaintiffs may encounter in seeking to join insurers to proceedings.
Australia
14 Apr 2013
7
Part 2A - go away! Repeal of the pre-litigation protocols under the Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW)
Part 2A required parties to take reasonable steps to resolve or narrow the dispute before commencing court proceedings.
Australia
3 Mar 2013
8
Policy Coverage Weathering The Storm Revisited
In the September 2006 issue of Insurance Focus we commented that the decision of Robert Lewis Caine v Lumley General Insurance Limited [2006] NSWSC 337 indicated that insurers had weathered the trend to expansive interpretation of policy coverage.
Australia
15 Apr 2008
9
Liability Of Sporting Bodies & Players
Two recent NSW decisions further clarify the liability of sporting bodies and participants for injuries sustained in the course of play.
Australia
15 Apr 2008
10
Frolics Or Authorised Acts?
In the recent cases of Sprod v Public Relations Oriented Security Pty Limited [2007] NSWCA 319 and Elite Protective Personnel Pty Limited v Salmon [2007] NSWCA 322, the NSW Court of Appeal dealt with issues arising from the excessive use of force by security guards.
Australia
15 Apr 2008
11
Freedom Of Information Act And Legal Professional Privilege:Secretary To The Department Of Justice V Osland [2007] VSCA 96
The Court of Appeal has recently reinforced the importance of maintaining the protection of legal professional privilege and has clarified the ‘public interest’ test in determining whether the privilege should be overridden in an FOI application.
Australia
25 May 2007
12
Environmental And Public Law Bulletin
Case note: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry v Waikato Regional Council; Refresher: Giving Weight to Different Plans; Choosing the Defendant: Enforcement against Corporate Entities.
New Zealand
 
25 Jan 2007
13
Employees Not Always Entitled To Time And A Half For Working On A Public Holiday
Employees’ entitlements to time and a half and an alternative day off for working on a public holiday were reviewed by the Court of Appeal in the recent decision Air New Zealand Limited v The New Zealand Airline Pilots’ Association Industrial Union of Workers Inc.
New Zealand
13 Dec 2006
14
NZ Employment Bulletin: Employers’ Policies & Procedures – What They Really Mean
What happens when an employee claims that they had no idea that their actions amounted to misconduct?
New Zealand
30 Mar 2006
15
Work Choices Up-Date: New Regulations
As highlighted in our Employment Update earlier this week, the Government has released the new regulations that will apply on and from Monday 27 March 2006. This coincides with the commencement of the reforms to the Workplace Relations Act 1996 (the Act). The new regulations repeal and replace the existing regulations.
Australia
30 Mar 2006
16
Environmental & Public Law Bulletin
High Court Confirms 5-Year Lapsing Period For Resource Consents, Court’s Scrutiny No Longer Needed To Make Plans, Policy Statements Operative In Part, Case note – Wise v Thames-Coromandel District Council High Court, Auckland, 14 December 2005, CIV-2004-485-278, Frater J, Case note – Remarkables Park Limited v Queenstown Lakes District Council (C13/2006).
Australia
 
1 Mar 2006
17
Liquidated Damages Clause In Roadworks Contract Found To Be Enforceable
On 21 December 2005 the Full Court of the Supreme Court of Tasmania (the Full Court) handed down its judgement in the State of Tasmania v Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd.
Australia
21 Feb 2006
18
Government Update: Liquidated Damages in Government Contracts
The Full Court of the Supreme Court of Tasmania has upheld an appeal by the State of Tasmania against the first instance decision of the then Chief Justice Cox in the State’s multi-million dollar dispute with Leighton Contractors.
Australia
18 Jan 2006
19
NZ Local Government Bulletin
On 1 December 2005, the Court of Appeal struck out all causes of action against the Crown as successor to the liabilities of the Building Industry Authority (‘BIA’) in Attorney-General v Body Corporate No. 200200 & Ors CA 30/05.
New Zealand
12 Jan 2006
Links to Result pages
 
1