Recent Cases

Collier v Attorney General for New South Wales [2021] NSWCA 16 (23 February 2021) (Basten JA; Brereton JA)


APPEAL – application for leave – challenge to interlocutory ruling on access to documents – misconceived allegation of bias – unsubstantiated allegations of perjury by solicitor – delay in giving judgment – no demonstration of prejudice – no arguable ground of error identified

CIVIL PROCEDURE – production of documents – documents in custody of the court – application pursuant to Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW), r 33.13 – files sought to support application under Vexatious Proceedings Act 2008 (NSW) – access to documents produced – parties to proceedings the subject of the filed notified – objection to access – grounds of objection