Recent Cases

Garner v Central Innovation Pty Limited [2022] FCAFC 64 (21 April 2022) (Charlesworth, Stewart and Halley JJ)


Catchwords:


INDUSTRIAL LAW – appeal from decision of primary judge that judgment and verdict be entered in favour of respondents in respect of 36 customers lost due to actions of appellant – whether primary judge wrongly departed from the case pleaded by the appellant – whether primary judge erred in finding that respondents established loss or damage – whether primary judge made erroneous findings as to the taking or removal of confidential information by the appellant – whether primary judge made erroneous findings as to the credibility of the evidence given by the appellant – whether primary judge made erroneous findings in assessing the alleged loss or damage – reflective loss principles – principles relevant to breach of fiduciary duties – where no material non-compliance with the rule in Browne v Dunn – appeal dismissed