Recent Cases

Clarke v Hicksons Lawyers [2021] NSWCA 100 (21 May 2021) (Macfarlan JA at [1], Gleeson JA at [2])


APPEALS – application for leave – applicant brought proceedings against respondent in District Court claiming damages for alleged misconduct in other proceedings – where respondent acted for parties in hostile civil litigation involving the applicant – proceedings summarily dismissed as disclosing no reasonable cause of action – where no issue of principle or question of general importance raised by appeal – where applicant not demonstrated an injustice which is more than merely arguable – leave refused