Recent Cases

Commonwealth of Australia v Snell (No 2) [2019] FCAFC 97 (17 June 2019) (Allsop, Reeves and Derrington JJ)


COSTS – where respondent in late stages of terminal cancer – where appeal allowed but certain grounds unsuccessful – where no apparent need for second interlocutory application – exercise of discretion to reach just and appropriate outcome – granting of opportunity for appellant to vary or discharge the order – granting of costs certificate to respondent