Recent Cases

Alhalek v Quintiliani trading as Kells Lawyers (No 3) [2021] FCAFC 150 (19 August 2021) (Katzmann, Derrington and Anastassiou JJ)


COSTS – application for indemnity costs by successful respondent – where appeal bound to fail and appellant’s conduct of proceedings inimical to overarching purpose of civil practice and procedure provisions of Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) and Rules, whether order should be made that costs be paid on indemnity basis