Recent Cases

February 15, 2020
Published in Recent Cases

ADMINSTRATION OF ESTATES – Application to remove plaintiff as executor - Executor in the underlying proceeding alleges that the defendant beneficiary acted unconscionably or in breach of fiduciary duty

February 15, 2020
Published in Recent Cases

TORTS – Defamation - Injurious falsehood – Injunction sought until trial of proceeding – Whether prima facie case of injurious falsehood - No evidence of actual loss – Reliance on ‘grapevine effect’– Delay by plaintiffs in seeking injunctive relief – Where defamation claim being reframed in other causes of action - Application refused

February 15, 2020
Published in Recent Cases

Application to restrain solicitors from acting – Whether solicitor engaged in improper conduct – Inherent jurisdiction of the court – Whether Solicitor breached overarching obligations – Conduct not improper – Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic) s 29 – Grimwade v Meagher [1995] VicRp 28[1995] VR 446 applied.

February 15, 2020
Published in Recent Cases

Employment law - This is an appeal against an order of the Magistrates Court setting aside a default judgment.

 

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