Class action by primary producers
We acted in a significant $50 million class action claim in the Federal Court. Thirty five farmers Australia wide sued an agricultural machinery manufacturer for crop losses arising from a defective cultivator. The matter involved complex engineering issues relating to policy interpretation, contract law, Trade Practices law and negligent misrepresentation. After mounting a strong defence, we successfully achieved a commercial settlement after six weeks of trial for a relatively nominal contribution by our client.
Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) v Miller; Miller v Lithgow City Council  NSWCA 320
March 21, 2016
As a postscript to our Legal Directions article dated 27 October 2015 – which dealt with the NSW Court of Appeal…Continue reading
September 12, 2013
CANBERRA, 12 September 2013 – A senior Canberra-based lawyer with extensive Commonwealth government experience has joined fast-growing firm Moray & Agnew.…Continue reading