Recent Cases

Ranclose Investments Pty Ltd v Leda Management Services Pty Ltd [2023] NSWCA 233 (05 October 2023) (Bell CJ, Mitchelmore and Adamson JJA)


CIVIL PROCEDURE – Dismissal of proceedings – where first defendant applied for security for costs order – where second defendant joined to proceedings when security for costs order made – no security for costs order in favour of second defendant – security for costs not provided – construction of Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW), r 42.21 – whether power to dismiss proceedings under r 42.21 against second defendant