October 14, 2010
Dye v Commonwealth Securities Ltd (No 5) [2010] FCA 950 Catchwords: PRIVILEGE – legal professional privilege – whether in-house lawyer is an independent legal adviser – nature of requirement of independence – in-house lawyer independent and communications with him capable of being privileged – Rich v Harrington distinguished and questioned. Issue: Legal professional privilege in...
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Appo v Stanley & Anor [2010] QSC 383 CATCHWORDS: DAMAGES – MEASURE AND REMOTENESS OF DAMAGES IN ACTIONS FOR TORT – MEASURE OF DAMAGES – PERSONAL INJURIES – GENERAL PRINCIPLES – where plaintiff worked as a jockey and suffered injury to discs in his cervical spine in a fall during a race – where plaintiff...
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