Recent Cases

Protheroe v Protheroe [2023] NSWCA 328 (21 December 2023) (Meagher and Mitchelmore JJA, Basten AJA)


CONTRACTS — deed of settlement and release — construction — where release restricted to claims “in connection with or arising out of” statement of agreed facts — whether claim released at law — whether necessary to consider equitable principle in Grant v John Grant & Sons Pty Ltd (1954) 91 CLR 112 where claim not released on proper construction of deed