Solicitors who wish to charge their client’s property as security for their fees would be well served to read the recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court of Malouf v Constantinou  NSWSC 92
. The Court found that by… More
In Gujarat NRE India v Wollongong Coal  NSWSC 209
the Supreme Court held that a solicitor who had formerly acted for two of the parties to a series of transactions, which was now the subject of litigation between those… More
Edmund Barton Chambers is pleased to welcome Tony Di Francesco and Richard Bell (both formerly of 16 Wardell Chambers) to the floor.
In other news, David Turner who came to the chambers as a reader has now become a full… More
Paul Cutler was recently involved in a prosecution in the Land and Environment Court in respect of a breach of s 9(1) of the Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2008.
The detailed judgment given by her Honour Pain… More
In Healey v Penrith City Council & Ors
, the Court of Appeal held that the Council owed no duty of care to a refuse collector employed by a refuse collection company, overturning the trial judge’s decision. The Court held… More
In Yates & Wilcox and Ors  FamCA 518
the Family Court has refused an application by a husband for an interim property settlement of $674,000. The Court also granted a suite of injunctions against the husband in respect of… More
On 7 April 2016, the Court of Appeal overturned the trial judge’s decision in TAL Life & Anor v Shuetrim
, a life insurance claim by a former police officer. The Court held that the question of whether the plaintiff… More