What is an “order”

Nash v Silver City Drilling (NSW) Pty Ltd [2017] NSWCA 100 In written submissions, the respondent relied squarely upon the judgment of this Court in Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) v Roslyndale Shipping Pty Ltd. [1] The respondent referred in particular to the...

Behaviour at mediation attracting a costs order

COSTS – costs of an abortive mediation – where mediation was court ordered – where the plaintiffs did not attend the mediation – where the plaintiffs did not notify the defendants – costs awarded to the defendants In the Matter of Staway Pty Limited (In Liquidation)...

Costs for self represented litigants

Bechara trading as Bechara and Company v Bates [2016] NSWCA 294 On 27 May 2016 the Court dismissed Ms Bechara’s amended summons seeking leave to appeal from a judgment and orders of Adamson J made on 29 October 2015. Ms Bechara was not present at the hearing of the...

NSW Court of Appeal: appeal books

  In place of order (5) made on 5 July 2016 (but not entered) the Court makes the following order: (5)   Order that the appellant’s solicitor – (a)   not charge his client with more than 50% of the costs and disbursements associated with preparing the Blue appeal...