Recent Cases

Neptune Hospitality Pty Ltd v Ozmen Entertainment Pty Ltd (costs) [2020] FCAFC 74 (29 April 2020) (McKerracher, Markovic and Anastassiou JJ)


COSTS – exercise of costs discretion under s 43 of the Federal Court of Australia Act 1976 (Cth) – whether any proper basis exists to depart from usual order that costs follow the event – where appellant succeeded on a third of the appeal grounds – where that success was of a minor practical nature and the primary judge’s orders were not disturbed