Recent Cases

Ward v Westpac Banking Corporation Ltd [2023] NSWCA 11 (15 February 2023) (Ward P, Adamson JA and Griffiths AJA)


Catchwords:


COSTS – Security for costs – On appeal – Decision of the Supreme Court ordering the applicants to pay security for costs to first and second respondents – No House v The King error established in primary judge’s exercise of discretion – Claim that the UCPR exclusively governs the Court’s jurisdiction to order the payment of security for costs rejected