14-12-18 / Roger Traves QC, Stewart Webster — Appellate, Judicial Review & Administrative, Contract
This appeal related to a proceeding commenced by a major mining entity in relation to equipment located at the Port of Townsville. The question in the appeal was whether two chargees of the equipment (the appellants) were necessary parties to the proceeding at first instance. The appeal was dismissed. Roger…
12-12-18 / Samuel McCarthy — Appellate, Land Law & Property
This case concerned three appeals against annual statutory valuations of large format retail land in central Queensland. Samuel McCarthy appeared for the appellant, instructed by Colin Biggers & Paisley. The judgment can be viewed here.
10-12-18 / David Chesterman — Contract, Corporations
CS Energy Ltd is a party to a contract with various other parties known as the Participants. A number of disputes had arisen between the parties about the operation of the contract, which were to be resolved by the proper construction of a number of its provisions. The parties sought…
7-12-18 / Matthew Jones — Contract
Enforcement of an equitable assignment of future property. Matthew Jones appeared for the applicant. The judgment is available here.
27-11-18 / Shane Doyle QC — Appellate, Judicial Review & Administrative, Contract
The appellant entered into a contract with the respondent for the construction of a hotel. The appeal concerned whether a pleaded cause of action in restitution should be struck out. The basis for the claim was that the appellant had allegedly paid the respondent more than they were entitled to under the contract.…