Recent Cases

Okoh v Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs (No 2) [2023] FCAFC 81 (26 May 2023) (Thomas, O’Bryan and McElwaine JJ)


COSTS – where first respondent filed an interlocutory application before the substantial hearing seeking to vacate the hearing until a later date – where interlocutory application was brought after the applicant sought to amend the notice of appeal to raise a new ground previously raised in a different matter – where the first respondent was unsuccessful in the interlocutory application but ultimately successful in the proceedings – whether the first respondent pay the costs of the interlocutory application – whether there was utility in the interlocutory application