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About this NPA

The Commercial and Corporations National Practice Area (NPA) covers commercial and corporations disputes within federal jurisdiction.

This NPA consists of six Sub-areas and each has a dedicated webpage for specific information about proceedings in those Sub-areas:

Latest Judgments

  • 19 Oct 2018: Morris v McConaghy Australia Pty Ltd (No 5) [2018] FCA 1582
    COSTS - whether indemnity costs should be ordered against respondent - where respondent successfully defended application for deemed service - where applicant not at fault for ineffective foreign service
    Judge: Perram J
  • 19 Oct 2018: Slaven v Tisot [2018] FCA 1579
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - interlocutory application seeking leave for the first defendant to represent the second defendant and requesting vacation of the scheduled hearing and an extension to the existing timetable - leave granted for the first defendant to represent the second defendant - application otherwise dismissed
    Judge: Griffiths J
  • 19 Oct 2018: Beijing Hua Xin Liu He Investment (Australia) Pty Ltd v Lu (No 2) [2018] FCA 1583
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for leave to amend statement of claim - consideration of relevant delay in bringing application - amendments also challenged on basis that claims untenable - case management principles - leave granted
    Judge: Banks-smith J

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