Abuse of process

CGU Insurance Ltd v Watson [2007] NSWCA 301 at [40]: The Supreme Court has an inherent jurisdiction to prevent abuse of its procedures, and may stay or dismiss proceedings the bringing or continuance of which is an abuse of process. Even if principles of res judicata...

Estoppel: "finality"

Trustees for the Roman Catholic Church for the Diocese of Bathurst v Hine [2016] NSWCA 213 However, as McHugh JA observed in Cachia v Isaacs (1985) 3 NSWLR 366 at 387 (in relation to an issue which was referred to in Kuligowski at [57] but not necessary to decide),...

Issue estoppel

Estoppel – Issue estoppel – Appellant employed at abattoir operated by respondent – Appellant subsequently employed by third party providing labour services to respondent – Appellant complained to Fair Work Ombudsman that entitlements not paid upon termination of...