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Leave to appeal

[28] In PPK Willoughby Pty Ltd v Baird [2019] NSWCA 48, this Court made reference to the proper approach of an intermediate appellate court to applications for leave to appeal from interlocutory decisions involving the exercise of discretion on questions of practice and procedure. The Court observed (at [5]) that discretionary decisions “engage the strictures against over-ready appellate…

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Appeal from District Court on seperate determination of liability

Damjanovic v. Sharpe Hume & Co. (Services) Pty. Ltd, .Damjanofic v. York Agencies Pty. Ltd., Damjanovic v. Rosier & Ors, Damjanovic v. Z. Spehar, Damjanovic v. I. Spehar [2001] NSWCA 130 3   The question of fact which was determined giving rise to the dismissal of the proceedings was essentially whether a signature of the plaintiff on…

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Leave to appeal – principles

Gibson v Drumm [2016] NSWCA 206 There are no exhaustive or rigid rules of practice or criteria governing the grant of leave to appeal: Adam P Brown Male Fashions Pty Ltd v Philip Morris Inc [1981] HCA 39; 148 CLR 170. However, it has been consistently stated that leave should only be granted where there are substantial…

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