Recent Cases

Ziegler as trustee for the Doris Gayst Testamentary Trust v Cenric Group Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 85 (06 May 2020) (Meagher JA at [1], Gleeson JA at [2], McCallum JA at [78])


CORPORATIONS – winding up – leave to appeal from decision setting aside a statutory demand – Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) s 459G – where offsetting claim to retention monies founded on contractor’s acceptance of owner’s repudiation of construction contract – whether affidavit “supported” the s 459G application – whether necessary for supporting affidavit to contain the legal basis of the claim – challenge to primary judge’s factual finding that affidavit supported the s459G application – whether injustice demonstrated