Variation of orders

PRODEDURE – application for variation of orders made on appeal – where appeal court awarded damages contingently assessed by trial judge – back-dating of judgment – pre-judgment interest – indemnity costs – Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW)...

Changes to expert's code of conduct

Schedule 7  Expert witness code of conduct 3   Content of report Every report prepared by an expert witness for use in court must clearly state the opinion or opinions of the expert and must state, specify or provide: (a)  the name...

Service of later medical reports

ROFESSIONAL CONDUCT – LAWYERS – Where first defendant’s solicitors failed to serve a supplementary medical report until day before trial – whether statements made to and correspondence with other parties in relation to report was misleading – solicitors subject to a...

Abuse of process

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – abuse of process – unconditional discontinuance proceedings in different court involving same substratum of fact – whether abuse of process operates against person not party to earlier proceeding – where earlier...

Communication with the Court

John Holland Rail Pty Ltd v Comcare [2011] FCAFC 34 [12] The rule is that a judge should not receive any communication from anyone concerning a case that the judge is to decide, made with a view to influencing the conduct or outcome of the case. See, for example, Re...
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