Recent Cases

Cappello v Homebuilding Pty Ltd [2024] NSWCA 88 (23 April 2024) (Kirk JA)


PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – Costs orders – Order made under s 135 of the Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW) – Whether registered certificates of determination of costs under s 70(5) of the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Act 2014 (NSW) are “judgments” of the Court – Registered certificates of determination of costs are judgments – Respondents’ argument contrary to the statutory scheme

SUMMARY JUDGMENT – Judicial review application – r 13.4 Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW) – Action disclosing no reasonable basis