Recent Cases

Alora Property Group Pty Ltd as trustee for Alora Property Group Trust v Henry McKenna (as Liquidator of Alora Davies Development 104 Pty Ltd) [2022] NSWCA 197 (05 October 2022) (Ward P, Macfarlan and Brereton JJA)


CONTRACTS – Construction and interpretation – Where shareholders agreement entitled company to project management fees in respect of development project – Whether fees became payable after development approval was granted, or at completion of project by sale – Project management expressly not limited to work in relation to development application – No source of funds for fee contemplated other than sale proceeds – Held that fees became payable only at completion of project by sale