Recent Cases

Nergl Developments Pty Ltd v Vella [2021] NSWCA 131 (01 July 2021) (Basten JA at [1]; Meagher JA at [74]; Leeming JA at [75])


CONTRACTS – construction – agreement resulting from mediation of dispute – heads of agreement – Masters v Cameron class 2 contract – proposed deed of release – parties to enter into deed to terminate earlier agreement – whether deed to include all terms of settlement

CONTRACTS – construction – agreement to grant easement – whether ambiguity – whether specified width included kerb, gutter and footpath

CONTRACTS – construction – implied terms – term to be necessary to give business efficacy – whether temporary easement for construction to be implied – whether expansion of easement to permit construction of roundabout to be implied