Recent Cases

Arjunan v Neighbourhood Association DP No 285853 [2023] NSWCA 103 (19 May 2023) (Ward P and Mitchelmore JA)


APPEALS – Leave to appeal – where neighbourhood association (respondent) commenced Local Court proceedings claiming unpaid levies from lot owner (applicant) and, relying on a by-law of a neighbourhood management statement, costs incurred in recovering unpaid levies – where Local Court ordered applicants to pay incurred costs – where application for leave to appeal refused on two grounds and appeal otherwise dismissed in Supreme Court – where subsequent notice of motion seeking orders in relation to that decision also dismissed – whether leave to appeal should be granted in respect of both decisions – whether arguments in support of application have merit – application for leave to appeal dismissed