Efficient Conduct of Civil Litigation

Efficient Conduct of Civil Litigation

Practice Direction Number 18 of 2018 Supreme Court of Queensland   Efficient Conduct of Civil Litigation SUMMARY The Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) (UCPR) are a set of rules and regulations to be applied during civil proceedings in the Supreme Court,...
Consent of Landlord

Consent of Landlord

Perry Park v City of Darwin [2018] NTCA 5 OVERVIEW Generally, a lease agreement between lessor and lessee provides specific circumstances within which a tenant may do things only with the landlord’s consent. While a landlord is statutorily prohibited from unreasonably...
Religious Terms in Contracts

Religious Terms in Contracts

Elkerton and Willcocks (in their capacity as Administrators of South Head and District Synagogue) (Sydney) (In liq) v Milecki [2018] NSWCA 141 SUMMARY  Religion, whilst having a strong influence on society, may have no place in the law of contract. The Australian...
A Duty of Care

A Duty of Care

Bunnings Group Ltd v Giudice [2018] NSWCA 144 OVERVIEW In tort law, a duty of care is a responsibility or legal obligation imposed on an individual or business that requires a standard of reasonable care to be adhered to while performing and in the pursuance of...
Bail and its Conditions

Bail and its Conditions

El Sayed, Bassem 2017 VSC 563 OVERVIEW Bail as a concept in law, means an accused is granted release from custody from officers of the law (the police) and into the custody of a person that is normally known to the accused. The accused make an undertaking that he/she...