Recent Cases

Clarke v Nursing and Midwifery Council New South Wales [2021] NSWCA 86 (13 May 2021) (Gleeson JA at [1], Emmett AJA at [29])


APPEALS – application for leave – amount in issue less than threshold of $100,000 – where dismissal of defamation proceedings involving two matters complained of – where no issue of principle or question of general importance – whether applicant demonstrated an injustice which is more than merely arguable – where likely costs of any appeal disproportionate to the small amount in issue