Recent Cases

James v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [2020] NSWCA 101 (01 June 2020) (Basten JA at [1]; Emmett AJA at [50]; Simpson AJA at [53])


JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS – setting aside – consent judgment – general power to set aside judgment or order – challenge to validity of agreement – whether judgment based on agreement – Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW), r 36.15(1)

JUDGMENTS AND ORDERS – amending, varying and setting aside – consent judgement – orders entered – finality of entered orders

CONTRACTS – grounds for setting aside – misleading or deceptive conduct – non-disclosure of information – relevance of actual or constructive knowledge of silent party as to complainant’s beliefs – relevance of undisclosed beliefs of complainant

CIVIL PROCEDURE – Court of Appeal – leave to appeal – dismissal – lack of issue of principle, question of general public important or an injustice to the applicant going beyond merely arguable