Recent Cases

Zoetis Australia Pty Ltd v Abbott [2019] FCAFC 153 (30 August 2019) (Allsop CJ, Perram and Beach JJ)


REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDINGS – application for leave to appeal – where primary judge refused to make an order for security for costs in primary application – where applicant alleges error by primary judge in failing to undertake balancing exercise in Bray v F Hoffman-La Roche Ltd [2003] FCAFC 153; 130 FCR 317 and Madgwick v Kelly [2013] FCAFC 61; 212 FCR 1 – no error found that went to basis of primary judge’s exercise of discretion – no basis for conclusion that primary judge failed to undertake appropriate balancing – application for leave to appeal refused with costs