Recent Cases

Wilson v Mirus Australia Pty Ltd [2024] NSWCA 111 (10 May 2024) (Gleeson JA and Basten AJA)


APPEAL AND REVIEW – leave to appeal – proposed appeal from judgment disposing of appeal from review of a costs assessment – costs disputes as satellite litigation – fourth hearing with respect to costs assessment – need for strong likelihood that no further proceeding would result – leave refused

COSTS – assessment of costs – review of costs assessment by review panel – functions of review panel – whether nature of review changed in 2014 with enactment of Uniform Law – whether review panel has function of determining the costs of the review and who should pay them