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NSW Supreme Court 14h
SupCt dismisses Mr Wellington’s summons seeking an extension of the limitation period under s 52(4B) of the Motor Accidents Act 1998 (NSW). The Court held that a full and satisfactory explanation for the delay had not been provided. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court 14h
SupCt finds Mr Gokhan Eyuboglu guilty for the murder of Mr Charles Grace on 29 August 2017. Judgment:
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NSW Supreme Court Mar 7
CA dismisses an appeal against the sentence of Grant William Davies, who was sentenced to 24 yrs (NPP 18 yrs), after pleading guilty to 28 child exploitation offences with a further 19 offences taken into account. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Mar 7
SupCt sentences Mr Paul Wilkinson to a term of imprisonment of 8yrs (NPP 4yrs 9 mos) for the manslaughter of his de facto partner’s ex-husband. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Mar 5
CA allows an appeal by the Roads and Maritime Services, setting aside a judgment that compensated a company with a lease over land that was compulsorily acquired for the loss of their business and increase in rental. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Mar 3
CA publishes a fortnightly appellate decisions of interest bulletin. Latest includes cases on equity and fundamentals of insurance law from NSWCA, constitutional issues from SCOTUS and SC of Palau, and procedure for suing unnamed defendants from UKSC: see
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NSW Supreme Court Mar 3
CCA quashes Mr Yixing Ge’s sentence of 7yrs (NPP 4yrs 3mos) for the importation of a commercial quantity of drugs. CCA resentences Mr Ge to 6yrs 4mos (NPP 3yrs 6mos). Judgment:
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NSW Supreme Court Mar 3
CCA dismisses the appeal against the sentence of Mr Omer Arab, who was convicted along with three co-accused of the offence of supplying a quantity of cocaine. His sentence remains 5yrs 10mos (NPP 3 yrs 4 mos). Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 28
CA holds NSW Supreme Court has power to make common fund orders in representative proceedings. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 28
Today at 10:15am in Court 12A in the Law Courts Building, the Court of Appeal will deliver judgment in the case of BMW Australia Ltd v Brewster, which involved a challenge to the power of the Supreme Court to make “common fund orders” in class action proceedings.
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 27
CA removes a solicitor’s name from the roll of Australian lawyers and declares that they are not a fit and proper person. The solicitor had been convicted for supplying prohibited drugs and had been sentenced to 4yrs (NPP 2yrs). Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 27
CCA dismisses the appeals against conviction and sentence of Mr John Michael Wilson, who was convicted along with two co-accused of the offence of importing a commercial quantity of heroin. His sentence remains 23yrs (NPP 15yrs). Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 27
SupCt finds circumstances exist to stay proceedings in criminal trial to allow Mr Leonard Warwick to obtain legal representation. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 27
CA allows appeal brought by Chief Commissioner of State Revenue, finding that Adams Bidco Pty Ltd was not exempt from paying duty on an acquisition of shares in a third party company. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 25
CCA allows an appeal against sentence brought by the NSW Attorney General against Macmahon Mining Services Pty Ltd in respect of Macmahon’s failure to comply with its health and safety duty. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 25
CCA dismisses an appeal against sentence brought by the NSW Attorney General against DSF Constructions Pty Ltd in respect of DSF Constructions’ failure to comply with its health and safety duty. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 25
CA dismisses appeal brought by Wilh. Wilhelmsen Investments Pty Ltd, upholding decision of District Court that found an employer liable for the fraudulent conduct of its employee. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 25
CA dismisses an appeal in a claim for damages by Mr Daniel Fletcher for an injury sustained when the appellant was arrested by police; holds arresting officer’s belief and actions were reasonable. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 25
CA allows partially an appeal against decision of Land and Environment Court; holds that property developer’s development consent given by former Parramatta City Council did not lapse as appellant’s predecessor commenced work within 5yrs. Sum:
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NSW Supreme Court Feb 25
CA dismisses appeal against Supreme Court decision, finds easement bound its grantor’s successors in title, rejects argument that description of the land used on the instrument registering the easement was insufficient to indicate it clearly. Sum:
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