Winding up a Solvent Company

ALLWAYS RESOURCES HOLDINGS PTY LTD v SAMGRIS [2017] QSC 74 FACTS Samgris was registered in 2010 by Dr Wanfu Huang, who was its sole director. Its purpose was to conduct coal exploration in Queensland. It had an association with two entities owned by the People’s...

Time Extension Application | Compensation Claim

OLDFIELD V MARIO VERROCCHI & EAST YARRA FRIENDLY SOCIETY PTY LTD t/a CHEMIST WAREHOUSE [2017] QSC 84 FACTS The applicant sought an extension of time in which to take action against her former employer, Chemist Warehouse. She alleged that she developed Adjustment...

Injured Whilst on Illegal Enterprise

CAPTAIN V WOSOMO & ANOR [2017] QSC 86 FACTS The Plaintiff and several friends decided to steal a car in the early hours of 8 February 2013. The Plaintiff Captain was 14 years old at the time, the Defendant was 16. Whilst joyriding in the vehicle, it crashed into a...

Where Domiciled for Succession Purposes?

Re The Public Trustee Of Queensland (as Administrator of the Estate of KH, deceased) [2017] QSC 48 KH was 63 when he died in Kochi City, Japan in 2010. His immediate family had all died in, or before 2010. His closest living relative was a maternal cousin living in...

No Loss of Future Earning Capacity

Farnham V Pruden [2016] QCA 18 FACTS Farnham sustained injuries when the first respondent’s care collided with her own. She was awarded $47,389.75 plus costs. She instructed her solicitors to pursue an appeal. They mistakenly filed a notice of appeal rather than an...