Recent Cases

Raghubir v Nicolopoulos [2022] FCAFC 97 (03 June 2022) (Allsop CJ, Kenny and Jagot JJ)


HIGH COURT AND FEDERAL COURT – appeal from single judge of the Federal Court – whether the Federal Court has jurisdiction to hear the appellants’ defamation claim – alleged defamatory publications made only within New South Wales – first respondent resident of New South Wales – other respondents being incorporated pursuant to the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) – whether service within Australia but outside the Australian Capital Territory sufficient to enliven jurisdiction for in personam actions – appeal dismissed