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.
September 6, 2018
Jancevski v WR Engineering Pty Ltd  ACT CA 34 Background The plaintiff was engaged by the defendant to install garage…Continue reading
Uniting Church & Australia Property Trust (NSW) v Miller; Miller v Lithgow City Council  NSW CA 320
October 27, 2015
Facts The plaintiff was an age champion swimmer at the Kinross Wolari School operated by the Uniting Church (‘School’). On 7…Continue reading