Archive: February 2016

Joinder of insurer by plaintiff for declaratory relief

Introduction In CGU Insurance Limited v Blakeley [2016] HCA 2 the High Court of Australia upheld a decision from the Court…

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The state of affairs with s54

In two recent decisions, the Western Australia Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Australia have considered what amounts to…

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Zwiersen v Field & Hall Pty Limited & Ors [2016] VSC 16 (29 January 2016)

Introduction Zwiersen is a decision of Justice Rush of the Victorian Supreme Court concerning apportionment of liability between an employer and…

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