Recent Cases

Hughes trading as Beesley and Hughes Lawyers v Hill (No 2) [2021] FCAFC 1 (15 January 2021) (Collier, Reeves and Perram JJ)


COSTS – application for indemnity costs ­– where meritless appeal found to have been pursued for ulterior purpose of harassing the Respondent – whether costs order should be reduced by any amount recovered from Appellant’s lawyers

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE – where Appellant had given undertaking not to encumber or otherwise deal with property – whether the Court has power to extend undertaking