Recent Cases

Le v Scott [2022] FCAFC 31 (11 March 2022) (Mortimer, Snaden and McElwaine JJ)


Catchwords:


BANKRUPTCY – appeal from judgment by which the appellant and his wife were found to be joint registered proprietors of a property – appellant contended that ownership in the property rested with his wife and his now-deceased brother – appellant and brother alleged to share similar names – existence of brother disputed – whether primary judge erred by concluding that the appellant had an interest in the property – whether primary judge’s finding contrary to incontrovertible facts, glaringly improbable, or contrary to compelling inferences – appeal dismissed