7-9-17 / Matthew Hickey — Employment & Industrial
This case concerned a negligence claim arising from an industrial accident at the Hail Creek coal mine in Central Queensland. Matthew Hickey (instructed by Meridien Lawyers) appeared for Workpac, a labour hire company, which sought to argue that its employee's employment had been transferred pro hac vice to Hail Creek Coal,…
5-9-17 / Glenn Newton QC, Samuel McCarthy, Bianca Kabel — Contract, Land Law & Property
An interesting application concerning the question of whether the substantive proceeding had been compromised on the first day of trial. Glenn Newton QC and Sam McCarthy appeared for the plaintiff/respondent, instructed by Russells. Bianca Kabel (led by D O'Sullivan QC) appeared for the defendants/applicants, instructed by HWL Ebsworth.
25-8-17 / Damian Clothier QC, Stewart Webster — Appellate, Judicial Review & Administrative Law, Resources & Energy
Whether the trial judge erred in deciding that the Federal Minister's decision under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) was not affected by legal error.
25-8-17 / Rob Anderson QC — Land Law & Property
An appeal against valuation under the Land Valuation Act 2010. Rob Anderson QC appeared for the successful appellant, instructed by Otto Martiens Lawyers.
24-8-17 / Damian Clothier QC, Stewart Webster — Appellate, Resources & Energy, Judicial Review & Administrative Law
Whether trial judge erred in deciding that the Minister's decision to grant a mining lease was not affected by legal error.