Previous Updates


Previous significant case updates (post March 2011) to the Elegals Litigators Toolkit (Jackson and Pastellas) have included: 

 

Rule 155 - damages - particulars of general damages

Parbery v QNI Metals Pty Ltd  [2018] QSC 240 (22.10.2018)

Rule 242 - conditions for non-party disclosure - allegations in issue in the pleadings - application to proceedings in Land Court of Queensland

YFG Shopping Centres Pty Ltd v Valuer General [2018] QLC 37 (19.10.2018)

Rule 212 - privileged documents - legal professional privilege - Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 (Qld)

Zavodny v Couper [2018] QSC 238 (16.10.2018)

Rule 15 - Registrar may refer issue of originating process to the court

Walter v Premier of Queensland [2018] QSC 237 (15.10.2018) 

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - inferences

Baldwin v Icon Energy Limited [2018] QSC 233 (12.10.2018)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - other examples - application abandoned

Palmer v Parberry [2018] QCA 268 (12.10.2018)

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - inferences

LM Investment Management Ltd (in liq) v EY & Ors (No 2) [2018] QSC 226 (8.10.2018)

Rule 378 - amendment before request for trial date - commercial list

LM Investment Management Ltd (in liq) v EY & Ors (No 2) [2018] QSC 226 (8.10.2018)

Rule 723 - disbursement or fee not paid - exception for lawyers' or expert's fees

Wiltshire v Amos [2018] QSC 224 (4.10.2018)

Rule 27 - service of application - service requirements not met

Egan v Posman [2018] QDC 203 (28.9.2018)

Rule 675 - order for security for costs may be set aside or varied

Craven v Globe Valley Pty Ltd [2018] QDC 198 (27.9.2018)

Rule 124 - service outside Australia - proceeding relating to contract "made" by one or more parties carrying on business or residing in Queensland

Geoscience Resource Recovery LLC v Central Petroleum Limited [2018] QCA 216 (14.9.2018)

Rule 388 - amending orders or certificates - constraints on application of rule

Nortask Pty Ltd  v Areva Solar KCP Pty Ltd  (No 2) [2018] QSC 210 (14.9.2018)

Rule 427 - expert evidence - requirements for tender of expert report - leave to tender report despite non-compliance with r429

Brown v Daniels [2018] QSC 209 (14.9.2018)

 Rule 428 - evidence given by an expert - requirements for report - range of opinion

 Wagner v Harbour Radio Pty Ltd  [2018] QSC 201 (12.9.2018)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - rule of general application - extends to enforcement proceedings

Amos v Wiltshire [2018] QCA 208 (4.9.2018)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - court orders - amending enforcement warrant under r375

Amos v Wiltshire [2018] QCA 208 (4.9.2018)

Rule 375 - power to amend - wide discretion to permit/require amendment - power extends to amendment of enforcement warrant

Amos v Wiltshire [2018] QCA 208 (4.9.2018)

 Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - notice of intention to proceed/leave to proceed after delay - subsections to be read independently

Way v Primo Rossi Pty Ltd [2018] QCA 203 (31.8.2018)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - giving a notice of intention to proceed - not a "step"

Way v Primo Rossi Pty Ltd [2018] QCA 203 (31.8.2018)

Rule 24 - duration and renewal of claim - "good reason" to renew the claim

Qubeck v Hicks [2018] QDC 193  (29.8.2018)

Rule 260A - freezing order - application dismissed - 3 conditions for issue not met

PJM v AML [2018] QSC 187 (17.8.2018)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - philosophy used in exercise of discretion to permit non-compliance with rules

Mowen v State of Queensland [2018] QSC 183 (14.8.2018)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - examples of irregularity

Mowen v State of Queensland [2018] QSC 183 (14.8.2018)

Rule 293 - judgment granted although no defence filed

Mowen v State of Queensland [2018] QSC 183 (14.8.2018)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers by plaintiff

Goomboorian Transport Pty Ltd v Hanson [2018] QSC 182 (14.8.2018)

Rule 720 - procedure on assessment - natural justice

MJ Arthurs Pty Ltd v QS Law Pty Ltd trading as Quinn & Scattini Lawyers [2018] QDC 150 (10.8.2018)

Rule 742 - review by court - further evidence or new ground of objection; court's discretion on review

MJ Arthurs Pty Ltd v QS Law Pty Ltd trading as Quinn & Scattini Lawyers [2018] QDC 150 (10.8.2018)

Rule 671 - prerequisite for security for costs - justice of case requires order; impecuniosity of individual litigant

Craven v Globe Valley Pty Ltd [2018] QDC 155 (10.8.2018)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers by defendant

Wiesac Pty Ltd v Insurance Australia Limited (No 2) [2018] QSC 171 (9.8.2018)

Rule 16 - setting aside originating process - no standing to bring proceeding

Save Surfers Paradise Inc v Gold Coast City Council [2018] QSC 181 (9.8.2018) 

Rule 761 - stay pending appeal granted - subject to condition of payment into court

CFI Rentals Pty Ltd v Roussos [2018] QDC 141 (3.8.2018)

Rule 610 - grant of letters of administration on intestacy - joint grant to adult children and former partner representing minor children

Re Ronan [2018] QSC 173 (3.8.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - departure from general rule - illustrations - judicial review applications

Globex Shipping SA v Magistrate Mack (No 2) [2018] QSC 172 (3.8.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - other legislation may exclude court's general discretion - application to an appeal under Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012

BAK v Gallagher (No 2) [2018] QDC 132 (17.7.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - departure from general rule - illustrations - public interest

BAK v Gallagher (No 2) [2018] QDC 132 (17.7.2018)

Rule 360 - offer to settle not accepted - indemnity costs order - defendant failed to convince another costs order appropriate - changes to pleadings and evidence after offer not significant

Trenfield v HAG Import Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd (No 2) [2018] QDC 129 (6.7.2018)

Rule 72 - party becomes bankrupt etc - "further step" in the "proceeding" - enforcement proceedings not encompassed

Pepper Finance Corporation Limited v Edwards [2018] QSC 152 (6.7.2018)

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - requirement to specifically plead damages - exemplary damages

Mathiesen v Lawson [2018] QSC 154 (4.7.2018)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding 

Mathiesen v Lawson [2018] QSC 154 (4.7.2018) 

Rule 280 - dismissal for want of prosecution - failure to meet r 5 obligations - inherent power

Mathiesen v Lawson [2018] QSC 154 (4.7.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - other legislation may exclude court's general discretion - application to an appeal under Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012

HZA v ZHA [2018] QDC 125 (3.7.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs orders against non-parties - company directors

Arawak Holdings Pty Ltd v King Tide Company Pty Ltd [2018] QCA 148 (29.6.2018)

Rule 676 - finalising security - discharge of security - application premature

Arawak Holdings Pty Ltd v King Tide Company Pty Ltd [2018] QCA 148 (29.6.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - departure from general rule - illustrations - judicial review applications

Chibanda v Chief Executive Queensland Health (No 2) [2018] QSC 143 (22.6.2018)

Rule 72 - party becomes a person with impaired capacity during the proceeding

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Russell [2018] QDC 116 (15.6.2018)

Rule 610 - dispute between siblings as to burial rights - importance of aboriginal cultural considerations

Johnson v George [2018] QSC 140 (14.6.2018)

Rule 354 - offer served close to trial - indemnity costs ordered under r 360

Australia Yinmore Holding Pty Ltd v Liu (No 2) [2018] QSC 136 (12.6.2018)

Rule 260A - stay of ancillary orders discharged

Parbery v QNI Metals Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 141 (11.6.2018)

Rule 98 - persons under legal incapacity settlements and compromises - illustrations

Bettison v Clements [2018] QDC 113 (8.6.2018)

Rule 5 - philosopy - application of rule - examples - orders flowing from determination of separate question

Sino-Resource Imp & Exp Co Ltd v Oakland Investment Group Ltd (No 2) [2018] QSC 133 (6.6.2018)

Rules 484 & 485 - separate determination of question - consequential orders which were not sought in the application - relationship with r 5 

Sino-Resource Imp & Exp Co Ltd v Oakland Investment Group Ltd (No 2) [2018] QSC 133 (6.6.2018)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - material facts - examples - foreign law

Palmer v Turnbull [2018] QCA 112 (5.6.2018)

Rule 477 - second adjournment - conditional on undertaking given

Ant Projects Pty Ltd v Morgan Brooks Direct Pty Ltd [2018] QDC 111 (4.6.2018)

Rule 380 - amendment after request for trial date - rationale and application

Carswell v KBRV Resort Operations Pty Ltd (No 2) [2018] QSC 110 (29.5.2018)

Rule 260A - application for stay of freezing order dismissed

Parbery v QNI Metals Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 125 (25.5.2018)

Rule 260A - inherent jurisdiction to make freezing order - same considerations apply to making order under r 260A - good arguable case - risk - interests of justice - freezing order granted

Parbery v QNI Metals [2018] QSC 107 (25.5.2018)

Rule 16 - setting aside originating process - material discloses no claim nor factual basis for claim

Griffin v Telstra Corporation Limited [2018] QSC 111 (24.5.2018)

Rule 260B - ancillary orders sought to provide asset information - must be good arguable case - must be sufficient prospect of later substantive freezing order - application dismissed

Parbery v QNI Metals [2018] QSC 121 (22.5.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs orders against non-parties - company directors

Plante v James [2011] QCA 109 (18.5.2018)

Rule 705 - costs statement 

Russells (a firm) v McCosker  [2018] QDC 80 (16.5.2018)

Rule 293 - Originating Application in Planning and Environment Court - conditions precedent to r 293 not met 

Council of the City of Gold Coast v Ashtrail Pty Ltd [2018] QPEC 29 (16.5.2018)

Rule  658 - summary judgment application considered where r 293 not applicable

Council of the City of Gold Coast v Ashtrail Pty Ltd [2018] QPEC 29 (16.5.2018)

Rule 437 - filing - requirements for a document to be "filed"

Irwin Homes Pty Ltd v Invest Now Australia Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 114 (15.5.2018)

Rule 968 - filing documents personally

Irwin Homes Pty Ltd v Invest Now Australia Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 114 (15.5.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs when mulitple defendants/respondents successful - intervention by Attorney-General

Hytch v O'Connell (No 2) [2018] QSC 99 (14.5.2018)

Rule 283 - Judgment by default considered by Magistrate - valid claim to compound interest pursuant to agreement - merits of claim should not be considered - appeal against refusal allowed

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd v Patel [2018] QDC 84 (10.5.2018)

Rule 703 - Indemnity basis of assessment - agreement specifies indemnity costs 

Ask Funding Limited v Kenny [2018] QDC 91 (4.5.2018)

Rule 93 - Including, substituting or removing party - "necessary to enable the court to adjudicate effectually and completely"

LA Assets AU Pty Ltd ATF The Property Assets Aust-NZ Unit Trust v Meiklejohns Accountants (Qld) Pty Ltd [2018] QDC 76 (1.5.2018)

Rule 765 - appeal from discretion on point of practice and procedure 

LA Assets AU Pty Ltd ATF The Property Assets Aust-NZ Unit Trust v Meiklejohns Accountants (Qld) Pty Ltd [2018] QDC 76 (1.5.2018)

Rule 98 - persons under a legal incapacity - settlements and compromises - service

HJO v BWO [2018] QSC 78 (18.4.2018)  

Rule 743G - considerations on directions hearing - questions to be tried before costs assessed

HWL Ebsworth Lawyers v Pickering Auto Group Limited [2018] QDC 222 (18.4.2018)

Rule 27 - service of application - service requirements not met

Romano v Brisbane City Football Club [2018] QDC 67 (13.4.2018)

Rule 107 - personal service - service on corporation in way provided by Corporations Act

Daraleigh Pty Ltd v Farmers Packaging Products Pty Ltd [2018] QDC 68 (12.4.2018)

Rule 290 - judgment regularly entered - prima facie defence - parallel proceedings an abuse of process - judgment set aside

Daraleigh Pty Ltd v Farmers Packaging Products Pty Ltd [2018] QDC 68 (12.4.2018)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding - other examples - not a 'step' - filing of mediator's certificate

Kreyzig v QBE Insurance (Aust) Ltd [2018] QDC 70 (6.4.2018)

Rule 117 - informal service

Egan v Posman [2018] QDC 53 (4.4.2018)

Rule 367 - directions - orders which may be made - application for default judgment to be determined by judge

Egan v Posman [2018] QDC 53 (4.4.2018)

Rule 283(3) - default judgment refused by registrar - application to court for judgment - whether court could hear application - judgment by default entered

Egan v Posman [2018] QDC 53 (4.4.2018)

Rule 982 - not applicable for judgment by default application where already refused by the registrar

Egan v Posman [2018] QDC 53 (4.4.2018)

Rule 791 - alternative basis for challenging registrar's refusal to order default judment

Egan v Posman [2018] QDC 53 (4.4.2018)

Rule 733 - costs of assessment and offers to settle - offer outside r733?

Wilson v Angseesing [2018] QSC 61 (26.3.2018)

Rule 748 - extension of time to appeal granted - minimal delay explained - no prejudice to respondent - appeal with merit

Crisp v Qld Law Group - A New Direction Pty Ltd [2018] QDC 42 (23.3.2018)

Rule 743H - application to court for directions after certificate of assessment filed - court may give judgment

Re MJ Arhurs Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 15 (23.3.2018)

Rules 515 & 516 - simplified procedures - summary judgment available - court makes order it considers just and fair 

Bucknell v Parker [2018] QDC 36 (16.3.2018)

Rule 26 - requirements for application - material in lower courts must show jurisdiction

Fin One Pty Ltd v Kucharski [2018] QDC 35 (16.3.2018)

Rule 1.3(1) Schedule 1a - corporations proceeding rule ordered not to apply in the case

Cadman v Aborigines And Islanders Alcohol Relief Service Ltd (in liquidation) [2018] QSC 72 (16.3.2018)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - amount of security

Allen Dodd as Trustee for the Dodd Superannuation Fund v Shine Corporate Ltd [2018] QSC 40 (14.3.2018)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - ulterior motive/wilful disregard of known facts - litigant in person

 Mowen v Rockhampton Regional Council [2018] QSC 44 (9.3.2018)

Rule 698 - reserved costs

Kelly v Slade [2018] QDC 18 (5.3.2018) 

Rule 671 - prerequisite for security for costs - corporation unlikely to be able to pay defendant's costs

Mio Art Pty Ltd v Mango Boulevard Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 31 (2.3.2018)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - prospects of success; plaintiff effectively in position of a defendant; whether order would stifle the proceeding

Mio Art Pty Ltd v Mango Boulevard Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 31 (2.3.2018)

Rule 293 - summary judgment granted - causes of action not made out

Dickson v Cubela [2018] QSC 34 (1.3.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - public interest 

Electoral Commission of Queensland v Awabdy (No 2) [2018] QSC 52 (1.3.2018)

Rule 211 - duty of disclosure - restrictions on use of disclosed documents - implied undertaking - release of implied undertaking - release by court order  

Cobiere v QPCU Limited [2018] QSC 32 (28.2.2018)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - costs to follow event - illustrations

Clarricoats v JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd (No 2) [2018] QSC 30 (27.2.2018) 

Rules 483 & 658 - order for separate determination refused

Scholz v Ace Finance Australia Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 27 (26.2.2018)

Rule 116 - substituted service - affidavit evidence

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Limited v Wilkin [2018] QDC 16 (22.2.2018)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - rule inapplicable

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Limited v Wilkin [2018] QDC 16 (22.2.2018)

Rule 430 - contents of affidavit - affidavits for relief other than final relief, and because of default

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Limited v Wilkin [2018] QDC 16 (22.2.2018)

Rule 687 - exercise of discretion to fix costs - costs on application for admission as a legal practitioner

Re Ayobi [2018] QCA 1 (30.1.2018)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - material facts - examples - causation

Birbilis Bros Pty Ltd v Chubb Fire and Security Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 3 (15.1.2018)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - means of those standing behind proceedings - litigation funders

Birbilis Bros Pty Ltd v Chubb Fire and Security Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 3 (15.1.2018)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - renewal of claims/limitation periods

 King v Gunthorpe [2018] QSC 1 (8.1.2018)

Rule 24 - duration and renewal of claim - "good reason" to renew the claim

King v Gunthorpe [2018] QSC 1 (8.1.2018)

Rule 78 - consolidation of proceedings - transfer of proceedings

Platinum Investment Group Pty Ltd v Anderson [2018] QSC 2 (8.1.2018)

Rule 697 - costs of proceeding in wrong court - impact of interest on monetary limit

Platinum Investment Group Pty Ltd v Anderson [2018] QSC 2 (8.1.2018)

Rule 671 - prerequisites for security for costs - corporation unlikely to be able to pay defendant's costs 

Go Gecko (Franchise) Pty Ltd v Plyable Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 329 (22.12.2017)

Rule 418 - cost of complying with subpoena if not a party - losses and expenses which may be recovered

Chee v CBA Properties (Qld) Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 328 (22.12.2017) 

Rule 742 - review by court - court's discretion on review

Chee v CBA Properties (Qld) Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 328 (22.12.2017)

Rule 11 - application permitted - application inappropriate

Down v Murray [2017] QDC 313 (21.12.2017)

Rule 95 - persons under legal incapacity - appointment of litigation guardian - separate to appointment as administrator for financial affairs

Barstow v The Public Trustee of Queensland [2017] QDC 318 (21.12.2017)

Rule 293 - defamation proceedings - caution to be applied - no prospect of defeating qualified privilege defence - plaintiff did not fulfill his onus - summary judgment awarded against plaintiff

Mowen v Rockhampton Regional Council; Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Ltd v Mowen [2017] QSC 295 (20.12.2017)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - judicial review applications 

BHP Coal Pty Ltd v Minister for Trade and Investment [2017] QSC 326 (20.12.2017)

Rule 375 - power to amend - case management principles - impact of r 5

BHP Coal Pty Ltd v Minister for Trade and Investment [2017] QSC 326 (20.12.2017)

Rule 573 - orders and directions at directions hearing

BHP Coal Pty Ltd v Minister for Trade and Investment [2017] QSC 326 (20.12.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - deceased estates

Kerr v Kerr [2017] QSC 323 (20.12.2017)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers by defendant

Schofield v Hopman (No 2) [2017] QSC 324 (20.12.2017)

Rule 166 - denials and nonadmissions - rule does not effect an abrogation of privilege against self-incrimination or self-exposure to a penalty

Chardon v Bradley [2017] QCA 314 (19.12.2017)

 Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - judicial review applications

Musgrave v The Central and Northern Queensland Regional Parole Board [2017] QSC 312 (15.12.2017)

Schedule 1A r 5.2 - affidavit adequate to meet requirements of Form 7

Childcare Providers Pty Ltd v Bright Horizons Australia Childcare Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 307 (15.12.2017)

Rule 320 - referral to mediation refused - opposed by second defendant - further expert reports needed - not ready for mediation

Spina v Shimeld [2017] QDC 303 (13.12.2017)

Rule 553 - directions for mediated conference 

Spina v Shimeld [2017] QDC 303 (13.12.2017)

Rule 98 - settlements and compromises - when sanction required

Nicotra v State of Queensland [2017] QSC 303 (12.12.2017) 

Rule 98 - settlements and compromises - significance of difference between standard and indemnity costs

Nicotra v State of Queensland [2017] QSC 303 (12.12.2017)

Rule 700A - estates of deceased persons and trusts

Sweaney v Bailie [2017] QDC 295 (8.12.2017)

Rule 687 - assessed costs to be paid unless court orders otherwise - cap on amount of costs to be recovered

Sweaney v Bailie [2017] QDC 295 (8.12.2017) 

Rule 360 - indemnity costs order made - defendant failed to convince court to make a different order

Nortask Pty Ltd v Clarke Energy Australia Pty Ltd (No 2) [2017] QDC 284 (30.11.2017)

Rule 388 - mistakes in orders or certificates - application of rule - examples

MSC Securities Pty LKtd v MFB Properties (NQ) Pty Ltd (No 4) [2017] QSC 284 (28.11.2017)

Rule 57 - cross-vesting - transfer of proceedings - law to be applied 

Mineralogy Pty Ltd v Sino Iron Pty Ltd  [No 16] [2017] WASC 340

Rule 260A - application to release properties from freezing order - plaintiff's claim was proprietary - properties ordered to be sold - only a proportion of proceeds paid to defendant

Forsyth v Big Gold Corporation Ltd [2017] QSC 277 (23.11.2017)

 Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - amount of security

Logan APZ Pty Ltd v Council of the City of Logan [2017] QCA 288 (22.11.2017)

Rule 673 - how security to be given

Logan APZ Pty Ltd v Council of the City of Logan [2017] QCA 288 (22.11.2017)

Rule 483 - application for determination of separate questions refused - facts not agreed - legal issues not authoritatively determined

Caffrey v AAI Limited [2017] QSC 339 (22.11.2017)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action or defence - examples - no reasonable ground of defence

Caffrey v AAI Limited [2017] QSC 339 (22.11.2017)

Rule 483 - building dispute - application for determination of separate questions refused - no saving of time or expense would be made

Chapel of Angels Pty Ltd v Hennessy Building Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 280 (21.11.2017)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - plaintiff effectively in position of a defendant

Chapel of Angels Pty Ltd v Hennessy Building Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 280 (21.11.2017)

Rule 675 - setting aside or varying order

 Chapel of Angels Pty Ltd v Hennessy Building Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 280 (21.11.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - success on some issues - interlocutory applications 

Aklia Holdings Pty Ltd v The Carter Group Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 2) [2017] QSC 266 (15.11.2017)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding - application/appeal to challenge judgment - not a 'step'

Amos v Wiltshire [2017] QCA 279 (14.11.2017)

Rule 430 - contents of affidavit - applications for relief other than final relief

Burragubba v Minister for Natural Resources and Mines (No 2) [2017] QSC 265 (14.11.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - judicial review applications - public interest

Burragubba v Minister for Natural Resources and Mines (No 2) [2017] QSC 265 (14.11.2017) 

Rule 360 - pre-conditions to indemnity costs order satisfied - but appropriate for another costs order

Mott v Philip; Prosser v Philip (No 2) [2017] QSC 255 (10.11.2017)

Rule 363 - several liability - offer made to one defendant - not caught by r363(2)

Mott v Philip; Prosser v Philip (No 2) [2017] QSC 255 (10.11.2017)

Rule 364 - rule does not provide for indemnity costs - treat as Calderbank offer - indemnity costs not ordered

Mott v Philip; Prosser v Philip (No 2) [2017] QSC 255 (10.11.2017)

Rule 78 - purpose of consolidation - hybrid order made

Re Queensland Nickel (in liq) [2017] QSC 258 (9.11.2017)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period -application - r376(1) - "current at the date the proceeding was started"

Lanai Unit Holdings Pty Ltd v Mallesons Stephen Jaques [2017] QSC 251 (6.11.2017)

 Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period -application - r376(4) - new cause of action; the same or substantially the same facts; appropriate

Lanai Unit Holdings Pty Ltd v Mallesons Stephen Jaques [2017] QSC 251 (6.11.2017)

 Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period -Application - r376(4) - "relief has already been claimed" 

Lanai Unit Holdings Pty Ltd v Mallesons Stephen Jaques [2017] QSC 251 (6.11.2017)

 Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - abuse of the process of the court

Owen v Finden [2017] QSC 248 (3.11.2017)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r376(4) - new cause of action

McQueen v Mount Isa Mines Ltd [2017] QCA 259 (3.11.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs orders against non-parties - other non-parties

Beenleigh Housing & Development Company Ltd v Isaiah Jumeirah Kahrter Pty Ltd as trustee for The Isjuka Trust (No 2) [2017] QSC 241 (31.10.17)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - application - r376(1) - 'relevant period of limitation'

SWN v WEM [2017] QSC 242 (30.10.2017)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceedings after delay - whether claims statute-barred

SWN v WEM [2017] QSC 242 (30.10.2017)

Rule 428 - evidence given by an expert - requirements for report - proof of material facts

Beaven v Wagner Industrial Services Pty Ltd [2017] QCA 246 (24.10.2017)

Rule 700 - costs of a proceeding generally - trustee - trustee's costs - subject to order to the contrary

Park & Muller (liquidators of LM Investment Management Ltd) v Whyte No 3 [2017] QSC 230 (17.10.2017) 

Rule 501(1) - remuneration application - special referee not appointed

Park & Muller (liquidators of LM Investment Management Ltd) v Whyte No 2 [2017] QSC 229 (17.10.2017) 

Schedule 1A r 16.1 - remuneration application - not appropriate to appoint registrar

 Park & Muller (liquidators of LM Investment Management Ltd) v Whyte No 2 [2017] QSC 229 (17.10.2017)

Rule 697 - costs of proceeding in wrong court - relief could have been given in magistrates court - discretion to order otherwise

Connolly v Queensland Rugby Union Ltd (No 2) [2017] QDC 251 (13.10.2017)

Rule 360 - offer to settle rejected - indemnity costs order made - pleadings amended but core of action unchanged - slight element of compromise where interest foregone

Connolly v Queensland Rugby Union Ltd (No 2) [2017] QDC 251 (13.10.2017)

Rule 124 - When service outside Australia permitted - contract having nexus with Queensland when made - proceeding "relating to" a contract 

Central Petroleum Limited v Geoscience Resource Recovery LLC [2017] QSC 223  (12.10.2017)

Rule 475 - defamation proceeding - tried without jury

Wagner v Harbour Radio Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 222 (10.10.2017)

Rule 360 - Calderbank offer - deficiencies in offer - rejection of offer not unreasonable

Rare Nominees Pty Ltd v E-Coastal Developments Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 250 (5.10.2017)

Rule 360 - first formal offer not  valid - second formal offer considered - no real compromise

Rare Nominees Pty Ltd v E-Coastal Developments Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 250 (5.10.2017)

Rule 363(1) - offer made to 2 defendants - not compliant

Rare Nominees Pty Ltd v E-Coastal Developments Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 250 (5.10.2017)

Rule 292 - summary judgment - error by primary judge in dismissing application - error cured by amendment of defence - not a suitable case for summary judgment

Woolnough v Isaac Regional Council [2017] QCA 219 (29.9.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - multiple defendants unsuccessful

Paskins v Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd (No 2) [2017] QSC 213 (29.9.2017)

Rule 702 - standard basis of assessment - costs allowable when assessment on standard basis - examples - costs of senior and junior counsel

Paskins v Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd (No 2) [2017] QSC 213 (29.9.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - other legislation may exclude court's general discretion 

KBE v Queensland Police Service [2017] QDC 326 (25.9.2017)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - self-represented litigants

Australian and New Zealand Bank Group Ltd v Beamond [2017] QSC 208 (22.9.2017)

Rule 292 - summary judgment - not set aside where mere deficiencies in pleading 

MacDonald v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2017] QCA 206 (15.9.2017)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment  - general principles - unreasonableness 

Nichols v Legal Services Commissioner (No 2)  [2017] QSC 203 (15.9.2017) 

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a step in the 'proceeding' - when 'proceeding' ended

Westpac Banking Corporation v Keppel [2017] QDC 223 (5.9.2017)

Rule 913(2) - leave to issue warrant for possession of land

Westpac Banking Corporation v Keppel [2017] QDC 223 (5.9.2017)

Rule 684 - costs of question or part of proceeding - judicial review application

Brisbane City Child Care Pty Ltd v Dalton [2017] QSC 187 (4.9.2017)

Rule 250 - inspection, detention and preservation of property - nature of orders which may be made

James v Seltsam Pty Ltd [2017] VSC 506 [2017] VSC 506 (30.8.2017)

Rule 250 - inspection, detention and preservation of property - meaning of "property"

James v Seltsam Pty Ltd [2017] VSC 506 [2017] VSC 506 (30.8.2017)

Rules 667(2)(f) & 668 - order for specific performance set aside - relevant fact discovered after order made 

MSD Securities Pty Ltd v MFB Properties (NQ) Pty Ltd (No 2) [2017] QSC 168 (18.8.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs when multiple defendants/respondents successful - intervention by Attorney-General

WB Rural Pty Limited v Commissioner of State Revenue [2017] QSC 169 (18.8.2017)

Rules 260A - competing considerations support freezing order against respondent

Applied Electro Systems Pty Ltd v Neal [2017] QDC 211 (11.8.2017)

Rule 260D(4) - dismiss freezing order against third party

Applied Electro Systems Pty Ltd v Neal [2017] QDC 211 (11.8.2017)

Rule 702 - standard basis of assessment - costs allowable when assessment on standard basis - examples - junior and senior counsel

Menegazzo v PricewaterhouseCoopers (a firm) [2017] QSC 172 (9.8.2017)

Rule 293 - dispute on questions of law where uncontroverted facts - summary judgment awarded where no prospects of plaintiff succeeding 

Steer v Burchill [2017] QDC 206 (4.8.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs  - when another order may be more appropriate - judicial review applications - public interest

Whitsunday Residents Against Dumping Ltd v Chief Executive, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (No 2) [2017] QSC 159 (2.8.2017)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding - giving a notice of intention to proceed - not a 'step'

Sparkman's Electrical Pty Ltd v Habershon [2017] QSC 156 (26.7.2017)

Rule 173 - set off - claim under Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997

Lynvale Pty Ltd as Trustee v Body Corporate for Surf Edge CTS 34002 [2017] QDC 191 (21.7.2017)

Rule 320 - mediation ordered despite objections of plaintiff - obligations under the UCPR 

Hartney v Anzbrook Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 222 (14.7.2017)

Rule 469 - application to dispense with defendant's signature on request for trial date - proceeding provisionally listed for hearing

Hartney v Anzbrook Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 222 (14.7.2017)

Rule 188 - withdrawal of admissions

Bennett v Sunsuper Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 193 (14.7.2017)

Rule 713 - costs assessor if no agreement - discretionary considerations

Sommerfield v O'Keefe [2017] QDC 190 (14.7.2017)

Rule 791 - hearing de novo required - no error by registrar in appointing costs assessor

Sommerfield v O'Keefe [2017] QDC 190 (14.7.2017)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - application of rule - enforcement warrant

Amos v Wiltshire [2017] QDC 209 (12.7.2017)

Rule 214 - disclosure and inspection of documents - electronic disclosure

Redpath Contract Services v Anglo Coal (Grosvenor Management) v Anglo Coal (Grosvenor Management) Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 149 (7.7.2017)

Rule 222 - inspection of documents referred to in pleadings or affidavits - matters pleaded in compliance with r166(4)

Tri-Star Petroleum Company v Australia Pacific LNG Pty Ltimited [2017] QSC 136 (27.6.2017)

Rule 224 - relief from duty to disclose - other relevant considerations - confidentiality

Tri-Star Petroleum Company v Australia Pacific LNG Pty Ltimited [2017] QSC 136 (27.6.2017)

Rules 283, 284, 287, 288 - claim for liquidated, unliquidated and declaration - referred to court - judgment refused

 Laminex Group Pty Ltd v Fresh Electrical and Data Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 181 (23.6.2017)

Rule 283(2) - claim for penalty interest not fully pleaded - claim for indemnity costs not covered

Laminex Group Pty Ltd v Fresh Electrical and Data Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 181 (23.6.2017)

Rule 549 - relationship with r 5 philosophy - failure to provide supplementary Statement - ordered to pay costs thrown away by adjournment

Wallace v RSL Care Limited (No 2) [2017] QDC 179 (23.6.2017)

Rule 681 - General rule about costs - costs of solicitor conducting own case

Rogers v Roche  [2017] QCA 145 (23.6.2017)

Rule 290 - judgment by default not set aside - no prima facie defence - judgment amended for damages to be assessed by the court

Loanright Pty Ltd v Schollick [2017] QDC 178 (23.6.2017)

Rule 430 - contents of affidavit - applications for relief other than final relief, and because of default

Loanright Pty Ltd v Schollick [2017] QDC 178 (23.6.2017)

 Rules 746 & 747 - form 64 required to institute appeal where leave not required - use of incorrect form not decisive 

MNSBJ Pty Ltd v Downing [2017] QCA 141 (21.6.2017)

Rule 747 - grounds of appeal not set out - arguably appellable errors - leave to file form 64 notice of appeal setting out grounds

MNSBJ Pty Ltd v Downing [2017] QCA 141 (21.6.2017)

Rule 290 - judgments not irregularly entered where omissions in pleading - in exercise of discretion, regularly entered judgments set aside

Secure Funding Pty Ltd v Dean [2017] QSC 126 (19.6.2017)

Rule 548(4) - new medical reports tendered at trial without prior disclosure - no special reason to allow - trial judge erred in allowing into evidence

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Mashaghati [2017] QCA 127 (9.6.2017)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - opportunity to present case; expert evidence

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Mashaghati [2017] QCA 127 (9.6.2017)

Rule 426 - duty of expert

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Mashaghati [2017] QCA 127 (9.6.2017)

Rule 427 - expert evidence - personal injury and fatal accident claims

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Mashaghati [2017] QCA 127 (9.6.2017)

Rule 427 - expert evidence - purpose of rule; discretion informed by rule 5

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Mashaghati [2017] QCA 127 (9.6.2017)

Rule 680 - entitlement to recover costs - self-represented litigants

Reihana v QCAT Client Services Manager [2017] QCA 117 (6.6.2017)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers by plaintiff 

Ridout v Rich [2017] QDC 129 (17.5.2017)

Rule 360 - quantum of claim increased after offer rejected - second Calderbank offer rejected - no indemnity costs order

Kloprogge v Queensland University of Technology (No 2) [2017] QDC 118 (12.5.2017)

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - inferences - fraud

Investment Management Pty Ltd (in liq) v Ernst & Young [2017] QSC 73 (8.5.2017)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - relationship between r376 and provisions fixing limitation periods under Commonwealth legislation

Investment Management Pty Ltd (in liq) v Ernst & Young [2017] QSC 73 (8.5.2017)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - general principles

Goldvine Pty Ltd as trustee for the Cooper No 2 Family Trust v Paris Properties Pty Ltd as trustee for the Parisi Family Trust  [2017] QDC 112 (8.5.2017) 

Rule 765 - 'real review' of evidence where self-represented appellant - raising new submissions on appeal

Thompson v Body Corporate for Arila Lodge [2017] QDC 134 (5.5.2017)

Rule 930 - contempt - alleged breach of undertakings to court - whether breaches must to be wilful

O'Connor v Hough (No 2) [2017] QSC 68 (2.5.2017) 

Rule 697 - costs of proceeding in wrong court - Onus of proof

Michael Vincent Baker Superannuation Fund Pty Ltd v Aurizon Operations Limited (No 2) [2017] QSC 63 (27.4.2017)

Rule 642 - application to remove executor - s 6 Succession Act 1981 powers

Budulica v Budulica [2017] QSC 60 (21.4.2017)

Rule 697 - Costs of proceeding in wrong court - relief could have been given in magistrates court; application in defamation proceedings - Defamation Act 2005 (Qld) s40

Nationwide News Pty Ltd v Weatherup [2017] QCA 70 (21.4.2017)

Rule 483 - application of s 19(1) Civil Proceedings Act 2011 allowing question to be stated and tried

Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd v Glencore International AG [2017] QSC 57 (19.4.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - interlocutory injunctions

Workpac Healthcare Pty Ltd v Rovic [2017] QDC 82 (11.4.2017)

Rule 743H - application to court after certificate of assessment filed - judgment for amount of assessed costs rather than amount of claim 

Murdoch v Alex Mackay & Co [2017] QDC 81 (10.4.2017)

Rule 748 - extension of time to appeal refused - interests of justice

Williams v Griffiths [2017] QDC 79 (6.4.2017)

Rule 389 - Continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding - disclosure, production and inspection of documents

 Arthurell v Ryans Mulching Queensland Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 74 (3.4.2017)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - court orders - step in breach of r389 declared effectual

 Arthurell v Ryans Mulching Queensland Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 74 (3.4.2017)

Rule 658 - summary dismissal sought - effect of res judicata, issue estoppel and Anshun estoppel

 LPD Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd v Russells [2017] QSC 45 (31.3.2017)

Rule 293 - proceedings commenced by application - no Notice of Intention to Defend - r 293 does not apply

  LPD Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd v Russells [2017] QSC 45 (31.3.2017)

Rule 547 - Statement of Loss and Damage - not akin to a pleading or particulars

AAI Limited v Marinkovic [2017] QCA 54 (31.3.2017)

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - requirement to specifically plead damages including special damages mandatory

AAI Limited v Marinkovic [2017] QCA 54 (31.3.2017)

Rule 667 - not applicable where decision of registrar without oral hearing

MJ Arthurs Pty Ltd v JHK Legal Australia Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 79 (23.3.2017)

Rule 713 - assessment of costs other than under the Legal Profession Act 2007 - costs assessor if no agreement - differences when assessment is under LPA

MJ Arthurs Pty Ltd v JHK Legal Australia Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 79 (23.3.2017)

Rule 743G - directions hearing - jurisdiction

Hartnett Lawyers v Chapman [2017] QDC 110 (21.3.2017) 

Rule 743C - court may direct preparation of itemised bill - itemised bill 

Hartnett Lawyers v Chapman [2017] QDC 110 (21.3.2017) 

Rule 703 - Indemnity basis of assessment - criteria for assessing costs on indemnity basis

Nolan Meats Pty Ltd v Waltisbuhl [2017] QDC 57 (20.3.2017)

Rule 355 - leave refused to withdraw offer within acceptance period - no sufficient change in circumstances

Project Gas Services Pty Ltd v Leaseplus Operations Pty Ltd [2017] VSCA 55 (20.3.2017)

Rule 166 - denials and non-admissions - rule does not effect an abrogation of privilege against self-incrimination or self-exposure to penalty; how privilege should be claimed

 LM Investment Management Ltd v Drake [2017] QSC 34 (13.3.2017)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs orders against two or more persons

Cort Provider Pty Ltd v Park  [2017] QSC 27 (8.3.2017)

Rule 1.9(4) Schedule 1A - does not apply in calculating time to set aside statutory demand

J & K Homes Pty Ltd v Evans Lawyers [2017] QSC 24 (3.3.2017)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a step in the 'proceeding' - proceeding includes third party proceeding

Electro Industry Group Queensland Ltd v O'Donnell Griffin Pty Ltd [2017] QCA 24 (3.3.2017)

Rule 800 - stay of enforcement of costs orders granted - balancing relevant factors - unusual circumstances

Lee v Abedian [2017] QSC 22 (1.3.2017)

Rule 702 - standard basis of assessment - necessary or proper - examples

Lee v Abedian [2017] QSC 22 (1.3.2017)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - examples - causation 

Chan v Macarthur Minerals Ltd [2017] QSC 13 (1.3.2017)

Rule 377 - adjournment of trial date granted

Mineralogy Pty Ltd v BGP Geoexplorer [2017] QSC 18 (28.2.2017)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - interaction with r389

Ure v Robertson [2017] QCA 20 (28.2.2017) 

Rule 389 - continuation of proceedings after delay - a step in a 'proceeding' 

 Ure v Robertson [2017] QCA 20 (28.2.2017) 

 Rule 389 - continuation of proceedings after delay - effect of step taken in contravention of r389

Ure v Robertson [2017] QCA 20 (28.2.2017) 

Rule 386 - consequences of amendment - costs - time for assessment of costs thrown away; specific orders for costs thrown away by amendment

Mamouselos v Headline Advertising Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 36 (27.2.2017)

Rule 702 - standard basis of assessment - costs allowed when assessment on standard basis - examples - more than one counsel

Kerle v BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd (No 2) [2017] QSC 7 (13.2.2013)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - mandatory final offers under statutory regimes

Kerle v BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd (No 2) [2017] QSC 7 (13.2.2013)

Rule 703 - basis of assessment of costs of a party in a proceeding - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle

Bert v Red 5 Limited [2017] QSC 008 (10.2.2017)

Rule 229 - delivery of interrogatories - interrogatories to help decide if person is or would be appropriate party

Landmark Operations Ltd v McKenzie [2017] QDC 20 (8.2.2017)

Rule 116 - substituted service - necessary to demonstrate strict compliance with order 

Craven v Djordjevic [2017] QDC 12 (27.1.2017)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - abuse of the process of the court - relitigation abuse of process

Rogers v Roche [2016] QCA 340 (16.12.2016)

Rule 250 - Inspection, detention and preservation of property - no application to pre-litigation steps under Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002

Day v Woolworths Ltd [2016] QCA 337 (14.12.2016)

Rule 360 - indemnity costs order appropriate - apportionable claims exception under Civil Liability Act 2003 not applicable

Geju Pty Ltd v Central Highlands Regional Council (13.12.2016)

Rule 429N - consequences of court appointment - when another expert may be appointed

Atkinsonn v Habermann (No 2) [2016] QSC 294 (13.12.2016)

Rule 260A - freezing order - balancing relevant considerations - order to achieve justice between the parties

Rowley v Dell'Osa [2016] QDC 319 (9.12.2016)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - abuse of the process of the court 

Hong Minh Nguyen trading as Mobile PC Donor v Sensis Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 304 (9.12.2016)

Rule 469 - dispense with signatures on Request for Trial Date - r 5 obligations 

Hilchrist Pty Ltd v Visual Integrity Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 310 (2.12.2016)

Rule 280 - delay - effect on administration of justice - related to r 5 obligations

Cassimatis v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2016] QSC 281 (1.12.2016)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - dismissal as a sanction for breach of r5

Cassimatis v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2016] QSC 281 (1.12.2016)

Rule 772 - security for costs of appeal - impecunious appellant - poor prospects of success

Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Menso [2016] QCA 319 (29.11.2016)

Rule 188 - withdrawal of admission - no application to statement of claim

Johnston v Safaris CC [2016] QDC 302 (25.11.2016)

Rule 767 - nature of appeal from single appeal judge - s 44(4) Supreme Court of Queensland Act 1991 - strict review

Di Iorio v Wagener [2016] QCA 346 (25.11.2016)

Rule 681 - costs orders against non-parties - solicitors - case examples

AAA Property Group Pty Ltd (in liq) v Ozdemir [2016] QDC 293 (18.11.2016)

Rule 74 - amendment of proceedings after change of party - implications for limitation period

Clements v McGregor [2016] QSC 258 (18.11.2016)

Rule 169 - close of pleadings - reply filed out of time

Sweetman v Sovereign Realty Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 284 (16.11.2016)

Rule 361 - relationship with costs order under s 55F Motor Accident Insurance Act 1994 - whether provisions in conflict

Clapham v Butler No. 2 [2016] QDC 286 (15.11.2016)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r376(4) - new cause of action; the same or substantially the same facts

Mt Isa Mines Limited v CMA Assets Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 260 (15.11.2016) 

Rules 353 & 363 - whether proper offer under UCPR - whether offer to settle the claim - offer to all defendants

Sommefield v O'Keefe [2016] QDC 282 (11.11.2016)

Rule 290 - set aside judgment by default - defamation - public interest disclosure outweighs other factors

Wyatt v Cutbush [2016] QSC 253 (10.11.2016)

Rule 670 - security for costs - costs of application for security for costs

Payable Pty Ltd v Go Gecko (Franchise) Pty Ltd (No 2) [2016] QSC 256 (9.11.2016)

Rule 661 - order drawn up and put on court file by registrar - whether order "filed"

Wiltshire v Amos [2016] QCA 280 (3.11.2016)

Rule 671 - Prerequisites for security for costs - justice of case requires order; impecuniosity of individual litigant

Plyable Pty Ltd v Go Gecko (Franchise) Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 249 (31.10.2016)

Rule 69 - including, substituting or removing party - "desirable, just and convenient" - Planning and Environment Court

Novadeck Pty Ltd v Brisbane City Council [2016] QPEC 53 (28.10.2016)

Rule 483 - application to split trial for liability and quantum - application refused

 Oceltip Pty Ltd v Noble Resources Pte Ltd [2016] QSC 246 (21.10.2016)

Rule 173 - set-off - nature of set-off

Westpac Banking Corporation v Zilzie Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 238 (21.10.2016)

Rule 280 - dismissal for want of prosecution - relationship between r 280 and r 5

Ferrari Estate Holdings Pty Ltd v Cooktown Earthmoving & Quarrying Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 266 (20.10.2016)

Rule 119 - service under contract

Oliver v Citigroup Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 261 (18.10.2016)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - material facts - examples - unconscionable conduct 

Mineral Resources Enginnering Services Pty Ltd v Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Hay v Commonwealth Bank of Australia (No 3) [2016] QSC 232 (14.10.2016)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable ground of defence - examples

SunWater Limited v Drake Coal Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 255 (11.10.2016)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs follow the event

Callide Power Management Pty Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd (No 6) [2016] QSC 229 (10.10.2016)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r376(4) - the same or substantially the same facts; appropriate

Paul v Westpace Banking Corporation [2016] QCA 252 (7.10.2016)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - abuse of the process of the court

Taylor v Hobson [2016] QSC 226 (6.10.2016)

Rule 196 - effect of service on third party

Bellino v Douglas [2016] QSC 251 (6.10.2016)

Rule 367 - directions - general directions for conduct of proceeding

Bellino v Douglas [2016] QSC 251 (6.10.2016)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - undesirability of determining limitation points in interlocutory proceedings

Doolan v Bosag Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 254 (5.10.2016)

Rule 155 - damages - particulars of general damages

Graham & Linda Huddy Nominees Pty Ltd v Byrne [2016] QSC 221 (30.9.2016)

Rule 666 - terms of consent not appropriate

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Acimovic [2016] QDC 244 (28.9.2016)

Rule 667(2)(e) - consent order set aside

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Acimovic [2016] QDC 244 (28.9.2016)

Rule 292 - form of consent order not supported by the rules

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Acimovic [2016] QDC 244 (28.9.2016)

Rule 772 - security for costs - unsuccessful plaintiff in personal injuries claim

Woolworths Limited v Berhane (19.9.2016)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - dismissal of proceeding - statutory structure 

Ure v Robertson [2016] QSC 210 (16.9.2016)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - rationale for rule; effect of step taken in contravention of r389

Ure v Robertson [2016] QSC 210 (16.9.2016)

Rule 380 - dismissal for want of prosection - relationship with r 389(2)

Ure v Robertson [2016] QSC 210 (16.9.2016)

Rule 90 - proceeding in business name if unregistered - use of expression "trading as"

Oliver v Samios Plumbing Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 236 (15.9.2016)

Rule 772 - order for security for costs - needs to be proportional to amount of claim

AIA Australia Limited v Reynolds [2016] QCA 233 (14.9.2016)

Rule 765 - not final decision - appeal by rehearing in the interests of justice

28 Careel Developments Pty Ltd v S.O.S. Plumbing Services (Qld) Pty Ltd; 28 Careel Developments Pty Ltd v P.E.T. Services (Aust) Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 223 (13.9.2016)

Rule 766 - leave, not special leave, required to adduce further affidavit evidence

28 Careel Developments Pty Ltd v S.O.S. Plumbing Services (Qld) Pty Ltd; 28 Careel Developments Pty Ltd v P.E.T. Services (Aust) Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 223 (13.9.2016)

Rule 290 - appeal from refusal to set aside judgment by default rejected

28 Careel Developments Pty Ltd v S.O.S. Plumbing Services (Qld) Pty Ltd; 28 Careel Developments Pty Ltd v P.E.T. Services (Aust) Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 223 (13.9.2016)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r 376(4) 

Pacific National Pty Ltd v Aurizon Network Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 218 (12.9.2016)

Rule 949 - stakeholder's interpleader - purpose of procedure; application must be made before delivery of judgment

Mio Art Pty Ltd v Mango Boulevard Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 205 (9.9.2016) 

Rule 286 - default judgment for recovery of possession of land - action brought against tenants and not mortgagor

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited v Bridgen [2016] QDC 220 (7.9.2016)

Rule 24 - duration and renewal of claim - "good reason" to renew the claim; renewal after expiration of limitation period

McIntosh v Maitland [2016] QSC 203 (5.9.2016)

Rule 166 - denials and non-admissions - direct explanation for denial or nonadmission - other examples/consideration of application of r166(4)

Mackamalil Health Pty Ltd v Moore [2016] QDC 218 (1.9.2016)

Rule 380 - amendment after request for trial date - rationale - impact of r 5 and principles of case management

Mackamalil Health Pty Ltd v Moore [2016] QDC 218 (1.9.2016)

Rules 713 and 713A - costs assessor if no agreement - service of order appointing costs assessor - "applicant"

Ralph Lauren 57 Pty Ltd v Conley [2016] QSC 149 (30.8.2016)

Rule 723 - disbursement of fee not paid - cost assessor's fee

Ralph Lauren 57 Pty Ltd v Conley [2016] QSC 149 (30.8.2016)

Rule 737 - certificate of assessment - no power to delay filing of certificate because assessment fees unpaid

Ralph Lauren 57 Pty Ltd v Conley [2016] QSC 149 (30.8.2016)

Rule 742 - other mechanisms for review of decision by costs assessor

Ralph Lauren 57 Pty Ltd v Conley [2016] QSC 149 (30.8.2016)

 Rules 352 & 360 - originating application - Calderbank offer

Can Barz Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue (No 2); Scott and Bird v Commissioner of State Revenue (No 2) [2016] QSC 181 (15.8.2016).

Rule 16 - setting aside originating process - jurisdictional threshold not established in defamation proceeding

Price v Davies [2016] QDC 201 (9.8.2016)

Rule 194 - filing third party and similar proceedings - filing third party notice

Searle v Solid State Security Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 193 (3.8.2016)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs follow the event - illustrations

Mayfair Property Holdings Pty Ltd v Southland Packers Pty Ltd (No 3) [2016] QSC 150 (22.7.2016)

Rule 379 - disallowance of amendment - case management principles - impact of rule 5

Geju Pty Ltd v Central Highlands Regional Council [2016] QSC 159 (21.7.2016)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a step in the 'proceeding' - 'proceeding' includes a third party proceeding

Medina v Electro Industry Group Queensland Ltd [2016] QSC 143 (18.7.2016)

Rule 280 - dismissal of third party proceedings for want of prosecution - witnesses not found - fair trial not possible

Medina v Electro Industry Group Queensland Ltd [2016] QSC 143 (18.7.2016)

Rule 72 - party becomes bankrupt during proceeding - subject to Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth)

Warren v Queensland Law Society Inc [2016] QSC 168 (12.7.2016)

Rule 116 - substituted service - costs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Italy v Simeone [2016] QDC 160 (24.6.2016)

Rule 602 - evidence where leave to swear to death - time for seeking leave

Maisel v The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Ltd [2016] QSC 166 (24.6.2016)

Rule 179 - pleading and serving counterclaim - time for service

Mayfair Property Holdings Pty Ltd v Southland Packers Pty Ltd (No 2) [2016] QSC 145 (24.6.2016)

Rule 375 - amendment generally - power to amend - case management principles - impact of r 5

Mayfair Property Holdings Pty Ltd v Southland Packers Pty Ltd (No 2) [2016] QSC 145 (24.6.2016)

Rule 483 - determination of separate questions deciding liability - leave to later amend defence refused

Mayfair Property Holdings Pty Ltd v Southland Packers Pty Ltd (No 2) [2016] QSC 145 (24.6.2016)

Rule 671 - prerequisite for security for costs - plaintiff ordinarily resident outside Australia - foreign state 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Italy v Simeone [2016] QDC 160 (24.6.2016)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - orders made ex parte

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Italy v Simeone [2016] QDC 160 (24.6.2016)

Rule 280 - application to dismiss for want of prosecution refused - long delays by both parties - death of witness who had made admissible police statement - prejudice not established

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Corowa [2016] QCA 170 (21.6.2016)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - costs orders against non-parties - office bearers of incorporated associations

Feyen v Charlton (No 2) [2016] QDC 138 (20.6.2016)

Rule 292 - summary judgment of part of the claim sought - judgment refused where defendant raised possible set-off requiring decision at trial

Drane v Aqualyng Holdings [2016] QSC 139 (17.6.2016)

Rule 721 - assessment of costs other than under the Legal Profession Act 2007 - discretion of a costs assessor

Findlay v Queensland Folk Federation Inc (No 2) [2016] QDC 147 (15.6.2016)

Rule 697 - costs of proceeding in wrong court - relief could have been given in district but not magistrates court

Bulsey v State of Queensland [2016] QCA 158 (14.6.2016)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers on appeal

Bulsey v State of Queensland [2016] QCA 158 (14.6.2016)

Rule 360 - Calderbank offers - appeal

Bulsey v State of Queensland [2016] QCA 158 (14.6.2016)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - costs orders against non-parties - solicitors

Murphy Farming Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Murphy Farming Trust v Gralike (No 2) [2016] QDC 155 (13.6.2016)

Rule 360 - no genuine offer of compromise

Murphy Farming Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Murphy Farming Trust v Gralike (No 2) [2016] QDC 155 (13.6.2016)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - purpose of pleading - parties confined to case pleaded

Palmer St Developments Pty Ltd v J & E Vanjak Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 138 (3.6.2016)

Rule 687 - assessed costs to be paid unless court orders otherwise - exercise of discretion to fix costs

Farrar v Julian Armitage [2016] QCA 141 (3.6.2016)

Rule 360 - indemnity costs order

 Chandler v Silwood [2016] QSC 120 (2.6.2016)

Rule 743G - assessment of costs under the Legal Profession Act 2007 - directions hearing - orders

Thomson v Thomsons Lawyers (No 2) [2016] QDC 151 (2.6.2016)

Rule 361 - argument for indemnity costs under r 361(3)(b) rejected

Australian Photographic Engineering Pty Ltd v Dick (No 2) [2016] QDC 128 (2.6.2016)

Rule 367 - directions - interests of justice

Sanderson v Bank of Queensland Limited [2016] QCA 137 (31.5.2016)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - adjournments occasioned by illness of party

Zuecker v Bruggermann (No 2) [2016] QSC 115 (30.5.2016)

Rule 687 - assessed costs to be paid unless court orders otherwise - exercise of discretion to fix costs

Pettet v Van Der Merwe [2016] QCA 117 (4.5.2016)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r376(4) - general principles; appropriate

Menegazzo v Pricewaterhousecoopers (A firm) [2016] QSC 94 (29.4.2016)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action - examples - negligence

Lee v Abedian [2016] QSC 92 (28.4.2016)

Rule 27 - service of application - service requirements not met

Walsh v Toyota Finance Australia Limited [2016] QDC 92 (22.4.2016)

Rule 421 - subpoenas - service - international service

Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited (in liq) v McGraw-Hill Financial Inc [2016] FCA 401 (21.4.2016)

Rule 24 - duration and renewal of claim - "good reason" to renew the claim

Queensland Building and Construction Commission v Sullivan [2016] QDC 86 (8.4.2016)

Rule 189 - notice to admit facts or documents - costs sanction

Seilers Transport Pty Ltd v McGrath [2016] QDC 75 (8.4.2016)

Rule 766 - further affidavit evidence permitted

Thomson v Thomsons Lawyers [2016] QDC 78 (8.4.2016)

Rule 743A - application for costs assessment - affidavit - manner for client/third party payer to state grounds for dispute when law practice is the applicant for costs assessment

Thomson v Thomsons Lawyers [2016] QDC 78 (8.4.2016)

Rule 743G - assessment of costs under LPA - orders - whether person claimed to liable to pay costs was liable - appointment of costs assessor beyond power

 Thomson v Thomsons Lawyers [2016] QDC 78 (8.4.2016)

Rule 743H - application to court for directions after certificate filed - judgment when no issues in dispute

 Thomson v Thomsons Lawyers [2016] QDC 78 (8.4.2016)

Rule 668 - fresh evidence equivocal - would not change the result - substantial delay in seeking order

Amos v Wiltshire [2016] QCA 77 (1.4.2016)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - means of those standing behind proceedings; prospects of success; plaintiff's impecuniosity attributable to the defendant

Suncare Constructions Australia Pty Ltd v Gainspace (Mackay) Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 671 (31.3.2016)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - abuse of the process of the court

QNI Resources Pty Ltd v Sino Iron Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 62 (23.3.2016)

Rule 772 - order for security for costs granted

Tolteca Pty Ltd v Stacks Managed Investments Limited [2016] QCA 64 (21.3.2016)

Rule 223 - court orders relating to disclosure - prerequisites for disclosure orders specified under r 223(4) - special circumstances and the interests of justice

AP v RD [2016] QDC 49 (18.3.2016)

Rule 367 - directions - orders which may be made - obtain and disclose documents

AP v RD [2016] QDC 49 (18.3.2016)

Rules 527 & 528 - taking account of partnership - use of evidence in books and records

Linwood Group Pty Ltd v Grange Warner Pty Ltd (No 2) [2016] QDC 55 (17.3.2016)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - material facts - examples - contract - claim for damages for breach of construction contract

BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd v BGC Contracting Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 55 (17.3.2016)

Rule 292 - Magistrate applied incorrect test and gave no reasons for refusal of summary judgment - on appeal, summary judgment awarded

BAS (Qld) Pty Ltd v Complete Taxi Management Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 54 (17.3.2016)

Rule 765 - whether final or interlocutory decision - interests of justice warrant rehearing 

BAS (Qld) Pty Ltd v Complete Taxi Management Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 54 (17.3.2016)

Rule 165 - answering pleadings - non-admission restricts evidence which may be called - interests of justice

BAS (Qld) Pty Ltd v Complete Management Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 54 (17.3.2016) 

Rule 761 - inherent jurisdiction of the court - stay granted where applicant would otherwise be made bankrupt

Upton v Westpac Banking Corporation [2016] QCA 55 (9.3.2016)

Rule 116 - substituted service - when service effected

 Scott v Colwell [2016] QCA 39 (26.2.2016)

Rule 766 - finding of negligence on appeal - assessment of damages based on findings of fact at first instance

Boon v Summs of Qld Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 38 (26.2.2016)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - success on some issues

Berenyi v Maynard [2016] QSC 25 (25.2.2016)

Rule 69 - including, substituting or removing party - allegations of concurrent wrongdoing raised in defence

Kinsella v Gold Coast City Council (No 3) [2016] QSC 14 (19.2.2016)

Rule 190 - admissions - admission must be clear and unequivocal - judgment for amount outstanding under mediation agreement compromising proceeding

Pezzelato v AGPN Pty Ltd [2016] QDC 73 (19.2.2016)

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - inferences

Zebra Wrecking Company Pty Lty v Parry [2016] QDC 10 (16.2.2016)

Rule 742 - application for review of costs assessment by court - extension of time for filing and service of application

Cartwright v Rapp Law [2016] QDC 11 (16.2.2016)

Rule 566 - form of application for statutory order of review - application should be filed in the Trial Division

Mathews v Legal Services Commissioner [2016] QCA 22 (12.2.2016)

Rule 355 - irregular date for acceptance in offer - whether considered as formal offer

Morton v Rexel Electrical Supplies Pty Ltd (No 2) [2016] QDC 6 (10.2.2016)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - clerical error in date offer under r360 specified as open for acceptance

Morton v Rexel Electrical Supplies Pty Ltd (No 2) [2016] QDC 6 (10.2.2016)

Rule 280 - successful appeal against order dismissing for want of prosecution - prospects of success - whether delay resulted in prejudice - whether inability to ensure fair trial - inherent jurisdiction 

Pittaway v Noosa Cat Australia Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 4 (2.2.2016)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - amount of security - methodology for presentation of evidence relating to quantum

Lanai Unit Holdings Pty Ltd v Mallesons Stephen Jacques [2016] QSC 2 (15.1.2016)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - delay in making application

Lanai Unit Holdings Pty Ltd v Mallesons Stephen Jacques [2016] QSC 2 (15.1.2016)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - contempt applications

O'Connor v Hough [2016] QSC 4 (8.1.2016)

Rule 665(3) - endorsement not required on undertaking recorded in an order

O'Connor v Hough [2016] QSC 4 (8.1.2016)

Rule 926 - particulars of contempt - procedures strictly complied with

 O'Connor v Hough [2016] QSC 4 (8.1.2016) 

Rule 211 - duty of disclosure - direct relevance - examples - breach of contract for purchase of land - assessment of damages

Tynan v Filmana Pty Ltd (No 2) [2015] QSC 367 (21.12.2015)

Rule 98 - settlements and compromises - sanction required for settlement or compromise involving party under legal incapacity

Abrahams (by his litigation guardian The Public Trustee of Queensland) v Abrahams [2015] QCA 286 (18.12.2015)

Rule 742 - review by court - court's discretion on review

Farrar v Julian-Armitage [2015] QCA 289 (18.12.2015)

Rule 800 - taxation appeal pending - stay of enforcement refused - alleged personal hardship not sufficient to warrant stay

Hii v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2015] QSC 366 (17.12.2015)

Rule 16 - setting aside originating process - stay a proceeding

McGlone v Suncorp-Metway Ltd [2015] QSC 352 (15.12.2015)

Rule 171 - abuse of the process of the court 

McGlone v Suncorp-Metway Ltd [2015] QSC 352 (15.12.2015)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r 376(4) - new cause of action; the same or substantially the same facts

Jetcrete Oz Pty Ltd v Conway [2015] QCA 272 (11.12.2015)

Rule 483 - separate hearing ordered

The Corporation of the Sisters of Mercy of the Diocese of Townsville v Queensland Heritage Council [2015] QPEC 59 (11.12.2015)

Rule 667(1) - r 7 cannot be used to extend time under r 667(1)(b) once the order has been filed - McIntosh v Linke Nominees Pty Ltd wrongly decided

Hayes v Westpac Banking Corporation [2015] QCA 260 (4.12.2015)

Rule 700 - costs of a proceeding generally - trustee - subject to order to the contrary

Cowley v Macwood Pty Ltd (No 2) [2015] QSC 344 (4.12.2015)

Rule 203 - third party and similar proceedings - trial - issues to be tried concurrently

Tropical Hire Pty Ltd (in LIQ) v Simpson (No 2) [2015] QDC 309 (2.12.2015)

Rule 386 - consequences of amendment - costs - specific orders for costs thrown away as a result of amendment

Callide Power Management Pty Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd; CS Energy Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd (No 4) [2015] QSC 337 (2.12.2015)

Rule 692 - costs of a proceeding - amendment - specific orders for costs

Callide Power Management Pty Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd; CS Energy Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd (No 4) [2015] QSC 337 (2.12.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - deceased estates - unsuccessful appeal

Lindsay v McGrath [2015] QCA 249 (1.12.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs orders against non-parties - generally; non-party's wrongful conduct has caused the action; non-party is party to a closely related action, heard at the same time but not consolidated

 Grocon Constructions (Qld) Pty Ltd v Juniper Developer No 2 Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 333 (27.11.2015)

Rule 8 - starting proceedings - application for leave to enforce registered interstate judgment is an "originating process"

Nelson v Cyran [2015] QCA 226 (13.11.2015)

Rule 95 - appointment of iltigation guardian - enforcement proceedings without consent filed - consent to be filed, with declaration under r371 that prior steps effectual

Nelson v Cyran [2015] QCA 226 (13.11.2015)

Rule 799 - long delay in applying to enforce - all circumstances balanced

Nelson v Cyran [2015] QCA 226 (13.11.2015)

Rule 361- rule does not apply - discussion of whether amended rule applies where defendant wholly successful - reasonable for plaintiffs not to accept offer - plaintiffs ordered to pay costs of defendant on standard basis

Surfstone Pty Ltd v Morgan Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 322 (11.11.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be appropriate - family provision applications

Alagiah v Crouch as administrator of the estate of Ratnam Alagiah (deceased) [2015] QSC 313 (4.11.2015)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - inherent jurisdiction; summary determination of proceeding

Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Ltd v Monadelphous [2015] QSC 309 (4.11.2015)

Rule 472 - ability to change election for trial by jury without court order

Kencian v Watney [2015] QCA 212 (30.10.2015)

Rule 155 - damages - other matters which may surprise

Keene v R & K Bulk Logistics Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 274 (30.10.2015)

Rule 375 - power to amend - amendment to reflect evidence at trial

Digby v The Compass Institute Inc [2015] QSC 308 (30.10.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs orders against non-parties - liquidators, receivers, company directors

Foyle Enterprises Pty Ltd v Steve Parcell  Building Services (No 2) [2015] QDC 266 (30.10.2015)

Rule 720 - procedure on assessment - application to costs assessed under the Legal Profession Act 2007; costs payable out of fund

Whyte v LM Investment Management Limited (in liq) (rcvrs & mgrs apptd) [2015] QSC 303 (29.10.2015)

Rule 483 - determination of separate questions ordered - interests of justice

Callide Power Management Pty Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd; CS Energy Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd (No 3) [2015] QSC 295 (28.10.2015)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r 376(4) - the same or substantially the same facts; undesirability of determining limitation points in interlocutory proceedings 

Baldwin v Icon Energy Ltd (No 2) [2015] QSC 286 (15.10.2015)

 Rule 212 - documents to which disclosure does not apply - waiver of privilege

Allen v The Queensland Local Government Superannuation Board [2015] QDC 237 (24.9.2015)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - abuse of the process of the court

Rogers v Roche [2015] QSC 271 (22.9.2015)

Rule 91 - notice of intention to defend - business names

James v Surfers Jet [2015] QDC 233 (22.9.2015)

Rule 385 - consequences of amendment - pleading to amendment

Dudney v Larsson [2015] QDC 223 (16.9.2015)

Rule 429G - appointment of experts - no agreement - court appointment on application

Atkinson v Habermann [2015] QSC 262 (8.9.2015)

Rule 429K - considerations for court when appointing an expert

Atkinson v Habermann [2015] QSC 262 (8.9.2015) 

Rule 293 - summary judgment for defendant - lack of admissible evidence by plaintiff

Dupois v Queensland Television Ltd [2015] QCA 160 (28.8.2015)

Rule 667 - alleged perjury of witnesses at trial - application to set aside judgment due to fraud refused

AKS Investments Pty Ltd v Gazal [2015] QSC 247 (28.8.2015)

Rule 743A - Assessment of costs under the Legal Profession Act 2007 - application for costs assessment

Cupo v Anderssen Lawyers [2015] QSC 202 (28.8.2015)

Rule 743D - Assessment of costs under the Legal Profession Act 2007 - notice of application

Cupo v Anderssen Lawyers [2015] QSC 202 (28.8.2015)

Rule 293 - summary judgment for defendant - operates as a res judicata - compared to demurrer

Haggarty v Wood (No 2) [2015] QSC 244 (26.8.2015)

Rule 120 - affidavit of service - affidavit of service by post - generally

Gabeen Services Pty Ltd v Neverfail Bottled Water Co Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 212 (19.8.2015)

Rule 290 - irregularly entered judgment - service not proved - judgment set aside

 Gabeen Services Pty Ltd v Neverfail Bottled Water Co Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 212 (19.8.2015)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - abuse of the process of the court

Tomlinson v Ramsey Food Processing Pty Limited [2015] HCA 28 (12.8.2015)

 Rule 681 - general principle - costs follow the event 

BRB Modular Pty Ltd v AWX Constructions Pty Ltd (No 2) [2015] QSC 228 (7.8.2015)

Rule 360 - no reason to depart from the general rule - indemnity costs ordered

Wynne v Davey (No 2) [2015] QSC 227 (7.8.2015) 

 Rule 766 - leave to adduce further evidence - whether fair trial possible - leave granted subject to plaintiff's undertaking

Coles Group Limited v Costin [2015] QCA 140 (31.7.2015)

Rule 171 - application of rule - application to proceedings in Planning and Environment Court

Cuthbert v Moreton Bay Regional Council [2015] QPEC 36 (31.7.2015)

Rule 360 - offer made pre-hearing - grounds for claim changed at start of hearing - indemnity costs order would be unfair - further offer after hearing - standard costs ordered

Frost v Miller (No 2) [2015] QSC 214 (29.7.2015)

Rule 681 - costs orders against non-parties - solicitors - case examples

Elliott Harvey Securities Ltd v Raynel [2015] QSC 212 (28.7.2015)

Rule 476 - defendant failing to appear at trial - defendant had notice of trial - plaintiff made out all facts to support claim - counterclaim by defendant dismissed

Orchid Avenue Pty Ltd v Parniczky [2015] QSC 207 (23.7.2015)

Rule 375 - power to amend - failure to amend - implications for right of recovery

Petchell v Du Pradal; Pia Du Pradal Pty Ltd v Petchell [2015] QCA 132 (17.7.2015)

Rule 69 - including, substituting or removing party - restrictions on joinder after end of limitation period - r69(2)(f) - claim, defence, relief claimed within limitation period cannot be maintained/granted

Eversden Pty Ltd v Miladi [2015] QCA 126 (10.7.2015)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r 376(4) - general principles

Eversden Pty Ltd v Miladi [2015] QCA 126 (10.7.2015)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding - other examples - not a 'step'

Seeto Kui (Holdings) Limited v Chow [2015] QSC 193 (9.7.2015)

Rule 79 - multiple proceedings - sequence of hearings

Papale v Sucrogen Ltd [2015] QSC 192 (1.7.2015)

 Rule 671 - prerequisites for security for costs - corporation unlikely to be able to pay defendant's costs

Mantonella Pty Ltd v Grancroft Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 191 (30.6.2015)

Rule 665(3) - penal endorsement omitted - whether applicant disadvantaged by non-compliance

Burton v Spencer [2015] QSC 187 (25.6.2015)

Rule 925 - wilful breach of court order amounting to contempt

Burton v Spencer [2015] QSC 187 (25.6.2015)

Rule 211 - duty of disclosure - direct relevance - examples - documents in aid of election between the remedies of damages and an account of profits

Integrated Medicial Technology Pty Ltd v Gilbert [2015] QSC 124 (24.6.2015)

Rule 223 - Court orders relating to disclosure - prerequisites for disclosure orders specified under r223(4) - objective likelihood that duty of disclosure has not been complied with

Integrated Medical Technology Pty Ltd v Gilbert [2015] QSC 124 (24.6.2015)

Rule 224 - relief from duty to disclose - other relevant considerations - confidentiality

Integrated Medicial Technology Pty Ltd v Gilbert [2015] QSC 124 (24.6.2015) 

Rule 292 - summary judgment set aside - primary judged erred in deciding there was no need for a trial 

Samimi v Queensland Building and Construction Commission [2015] QCA 106 (19.6.2015)

Rule 290 - judgment irregularly entered - not appropriate situation for amendment of judgment where pleadings inadequate

Allen v Dungey [2015] QDC 167 (18.6.2015)

Rules 283 & 284 - whether liquidated claim 

Allen v Dungey [2015] QDC 167 (18.6.2015)

Rule 360 - order for costs on indemnity basis - offer to settle whole proceedings 

Vision Eye Institute Ltd v Kitchen (No 3) [2015] QSC 164 (17.6.2015)

Rule 208 - Contribution under Law Reform Act 1995 

Prentice & Carmody as trustees for the Carmprent Unit Trust v AGL Sales Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 154 (17.6.2015)

Rule 124 - When service outside Autralia permitted - damage suffered in Queensland as a result of tortious act or omission - consumer protection legislation

Prentice & Carmody as trustees for the Carmprent Unit Trust v AGL Sales Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 154 (17.6.2015)

Rule 766 - application to adduce further evidence on appeal refused

Spencer v Burton [2015] QCA 104 (16.6.2015)

Rule 742 - after assessment - review by court - further evidence or new ground of objection; court's discretion on review

King v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited [2015] QCA 101 (12.6.2015)

Rule 930 - discretion to impose no punishment - indemnity costs ordered

Beech Ovens Pty Ltd v Style Global Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 153 (10.6.2015)

Rule 904(2)(b) - personal service of contempt orders not required

Beech Ovens Pty Ltd v Style Global Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 153 (10.6.2015)

Rule 304 - leave to discontinue proceedings granted - undesirable to compel plaintiff to continue

Rushbrook v Chalmers [2015] QSC 145 (4.6.2015)

Rule 307 - proceedings discontinued on the eve of trial - costs orders against and in favour of the third party not warranted 

Boost Foods Pty Ltd v Blu Oak Pty Ltd  [2015] QSC 146 (4.6.2015)

Rule 307 - no order for costs on discontinuance by plaintiff - relevant factors balanced

Rushbrook v Chalmers [2015] QSC 145 (4.6.2015)

Rule 680 - entitlement to recover costs - self-represented litigants - solicitor and barrister litigants

Tolteca Pty Ltd v Lillas & Loel Lawyers Pty Ltd  [2015] QSC 148 (4.6.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - no hearing on the merits

Boost Foods Pty Ltd v Blu Oak Pty Ltd  [2015] QSC 146 (4.6.2015) 

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - departure from general rule - illustrations - costs against magistrate or tribunal

Jones v Dawson APM [2015] QSC 147 (4.6.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - costs of third party proceedings

Robson v Commissioner of Taxation (No 2) [2015] QSC 131 (1.6.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - successful party seeking an indulgence

Shapcott v VR Berkley Insurance (Europe) Limited (No 2) [2015] QDC 120 (22.5.2015) 

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - successful party seeking an indulgence

Stacey v Perkins (No 2) [2015] QDC 117 (21.5.2015)

Rule 702 - standard basis of assessment - costs allowable when assessment on a standard basis

Pinehurst Nominees Pty Ltd v Coeur De Lion Investments Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 122 (15.5.2015)

Rule 703 - Indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers on appeal

Westpac Banking Corporation v Jamieson [2015] QCA 84 (15.5.2015)

Rule 738 - written reasons for decision - nature and extent of reasons required

Pinehurst Nominees Pty Ltd v Coeur De Lion Investments Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 122 (15.5.2015)

Rule 742 - review by court - court's discretion on review 

Pinehurst Nominees Pty Ltd v Coeur De Lion Investments Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 122 (15.5.2015)

Rule 69 - including, substituting or removing party - restrictions on joinder after limitation period - r69(2)(b)

Evans v TAL Life Limited [2015] QDC 128 (13.5.2015)

Rule 250 - inspection, detention, custody and preservation of property - preconditions for grant of order - necessary

Askari v AWZ Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 127 (12.5.2015)  

Rule 288 - claim for liquidated damages and declarations - merits of the claim do not need to be considered - default judgment granted 

Oxanda Child Care Pty Ltd v Preschool Services Australia Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 126 (11.5.2015)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - undesirability of determining limitation periods in interlocutory proceedings 

Stacey v Perkins [2015] QDC 180 (8.5.2015)

Rule 209 - disclosure and inspection of documents - application of part 1 - proceedings to which part applies

BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal Pty Ltd v Isdale [2015] QSC 107 (5.5.2015)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable ground of defence

Sino Iron Pty Ltd v Palmer (No 3) [2015] QSC 94 (4.5.2015)

Rule 748 - application for extension to appeal refused - delay not long - deliberate decision not to appeal within time - inadequate explanation of delay - no prospects of success on appeal

Baguley v Lifestyle Homes Mackay Pty Ltd [2015] QCA 75 (1.5.2015)

Rule 280(1) - no application where order did not require action within a stated time

Wolverson v Todman; Wolverson v Lisle & Hooper [2015] QCA 74 (1.5.2015)

Rule 681 General rule about costs -  costs orders against non-parties – declaration as to future liability for non-party costs?

Juniper Property Holdings No 15 P/L v Caltabiano [2015] QSC 95 (27.4.2015)

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - Defence under the Limitation of Actions Act 1974

Mad Dogs Pty Ltd (in liq) v Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel and Resort Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 140 (22.4.2015)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - application - r376(1)

Mad Dogs Pty Ltd (in liq) v Gilligan's Backpackers Hotel and Resort Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 140 (22.4.2015)

Rule 895 - stay of consent Enforcement order refused - nature of consent order considered

Brisbane City Council v Bowman [2015] QPEC 14 (16.4.2015)

Rule 69 - including, substituting or removing party

Stacks Managed Investments Limited v Tolteca Pty Ltd; Tolteca Pty Ltd v Lillas & Loel Lawyers Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 80 (10.4.2015)

Rule 78 - court may make consolidation order; purpose of consolidation order

Stacks Managed Investments Limited v Tolteca Pty Ltd; Tolteca Pty Ltd v Lillas & Loel Lawyers Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 80 (10.4.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - family provision applications

Cerneaz v Cerneaz (No 2) [2015] QDC 73 (7.4.2015)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - general principles

Amos v Wiltshire [2015] QCA 044 (2.4.2015)

Rule 743G - directions hearing - orders; natural justice

Pott v Clayton Utz [2015] QDC 066 (2.4.2015)

Rule 706 - objection to costs statement

Naidoo v State of Queensland; Naidoo v The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services [2015] QDC 068 (1.4.2015)

Rule 720 - procedure on assessment - natural justice

Naidoo v State of Queensland; Naidoo v The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services [2015] QDC 068 (1.4.2015)

Rule 742 - review by court - court's discretion on review

Naidoo v State of Queensland; Naidoo v The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services [2015] QDC 068 (1.4.2015)

Rule 742 - review by court - court's discretion on review

Picamore Pty Ltd v Challen [2015] QDC 067 (31.3.2015)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action

James v The State of Queensland [2015] QSC 065 (30.3.2015)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action

Mineral Resources Engineering Services Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Meakin Investment Trust v Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Hay v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2015] QSC 062 (27.3.2015)

Rule 376 - undesirability of determining limitation points in interlocutory proceedings

Mineral Resources Engineering Services Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Meakin Investment Trust v Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Hay v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2015] QSC 062 (27.3.2015)

Rule 379 - disallowance of amendment

Mineral Resources Engineering Services Pty Ltd as Trustee for the Meakin Investment Trust v Commonwealth Bank of Australia; Hay v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2015] QSC 062 (27.3.2015)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - establishing solvency under Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) s 459C(3)

Consortium Holdings Pty Ltd v Maybell 1 Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 55 (24.3.2015)

Rule 743G - directions hearing - orders

Kadoe Pty Ltd v Thomsons Lawyers [2015] QDC 56 (17.03.2015)

Rule 743H - application to court for directions after certificate of assessment filed 

Kadoe Pty Ltd v Thomsons Lawyers [2015] QDC 56 (17.03.2015) 

Rules 750 & 751 - leave granted to remove party - leave granted to amend Notice of Appeal

Kadoe Pty Ltd v Thomsons Lawyers [2015] QDC 56 (17.03.2015)

Rule 761 - discretion exercised to order stay of judgment 

Kadoe Pty Ltd v Thomsons Lawyers [2015] QDC 56 (17.03.2015)

Rule 772 - no order for security for costs even though impecunious appellants 

Kadoe Pty Ltd v Thomsons Lawyers [2015] QDC 56 (17.03.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - claim and counterclaim

Gladstone Area Water Board v AJ Lucas Operations Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 52 (16.3.2015)

Rule 687 - assessed costs to be paid unless court otherwise orders - exercise of discretion to fix costs

Gladstone Area Water Board v AJ Lucas Operations Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 52 (16.3.2015)

Rule 72 - Further step when party becomes bankrupt, becomes of impaired capacity or dies

Wilson v The State of Queensland [2015] QSC 56 (12.03.2015)

Rule 708 - default assessment if no objection to costs statement - obvious error

Ginn v Ginn; ex part Absolute Law Lawyers & Attorneys [2015] QSC 49 (9.3.2015)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - other examples - adjournment

McLoughlin v State of Queensland [2015] QDC 50 (5.3.2015) 

Rule 367 - directions - orders which may be made - manner of conduct of trial

McLoughlin v State of Queensland [2015] QDC 50 (5.3.2015) 

Rule 135 - notice of intention to defend prerequisite to the taking of any step in a proceeding

Markan v Queensland Police Service [2015] QCA 22 (27.2.2015)

Rule 684 - costs of question or part of proceeding

Homemakers North Pty Ltd v MJM Investments Australia Pty Ltd (No 2) [2015] QDC 38 (27.2.2015)

Rule 687 - assessed costs to be paid unless court otherwise orders - exercise of discretion to fix costs

Homemakers North Pty Ltd v MJM Investments Australia Pty Ltd (No 2) [2015] QDC 38 (27.2.2015)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - referral to mediation

Look Design and Development Pty Ltd v Sweeney [2015] QDC 36 (25.2.2015)

Rule 320 - mediation ordered where opposed by plaintiff - all circumstances considered by the court

Look Design and Development Pty Ltd v Sweeney [2015] QDC 36 (25.2.2015)

Rule 981 - searches - impact on implied undertaking restricting use of documents/information disclosed in court proceedings

Schmidt-Weichert v White [2015] QDC 14 (11.2.2015)

Rule 3 - application of UCPR to proceedings under the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003

Attorney-General (Qld) v Fardon [2015] QSC 20 (10.2.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - other examples

Attorney-General (Qld) v Fardon [2015] QSC 20 (10.2.2015)

 Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - public interest

Graham v Legal Services Commissioner [2015] QCA 6 (6.2.2015)

 Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - wilful disregard of known facts

Cunningham v Gates [2015] QDC 005 (4.2.2015)

Rule 684 - costs of question or part of proceeding

Press Metal Aluminium (Australia) Pty Ltd v Total Concept Group Pty Ltd (in liquidation) (No 2) [2015] QDC 004 (3.2.2015)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - public interest

Haylett v Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd (No 3) [2015] QSC 10 (2.2.2015)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - generally

Comgroup Supplies Pty Ltd v Products for Industry Pty Ltd (No 2) [2015] QDC 15 (29.1.2015)

Rule 70 - procedure for inclusion of party - supporting affidavit

Tim Gordon Property Group Pty Ltd v Helensvale Property Development Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 19 (19.1.2015)

Rule 377 - amendment of originating process - amendment involving new party

Tim Gordon Property Group Pty Ltd v Helensvale Property Development Pty Ltd [2015] QSC 19 (19.1.2015)

Rule 155 - damages - nature and amount of damages to be claimed

Mio Art Pty Ltd v BMD Holdings Pty Ltd; Mio Art Pty Ltd v Macequest Pty Ltd [2014] QCA 339 (19.12.2014)

Rule 374 - failure to comply with order - court may give judgment or make other orders

Klerck v Sierocki [2014] QCA 355 (19.12.2014)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - offer to settle, made outside the rules of court

Huni v Huni [2014] QDC 296 (19.12.2014)

Rule 595D - Starting proceeding for order under Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act

Z487 Limited v Skelton [2014] QSC 309 (18.12.2014)

Rule 767(b) - application to appeal decision from Appeal division of QCAT - not heard by single Judge of Appeal - adjourned to be heard by bench of 3 Judges

Brisbane City Council v Newton [2014] QCA 337 (17.12.2014)

Rule 674 - security for costs - stay or dismissal

Dipic v Bunning [2014] QCA 338 (17.12.2014)

 Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r 376(4) - appropriate

Westpoint Finance Pty Ltd (in Liq) v PRD Realty Pty Ltd [2014] QDC 284 (12.12.2014)

Rule 212 - documents to which disclosure does not apply - legal professional privilege - participation in crime or fraud; waiver of privilege

Fletcher v Fortress Credit Corporation (Australia) II Pty Limited [2014] QSC 303 (12.12.2014)

Rule 213 - privilege claim - affidavit by individual who "knows the facts giving rise to the claim" 

Fletcher v Fortress Credit Corporation (Australia) II Pty Limited [2014] QSC 303 (12.12.2014) 

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - unrepresented litigants

Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Dalle Cort [2014] QSC 296 (5.12.2014)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle

Hadgelias Holdings Pty Ltd v v Seirlis [2014] QCA 325 (5.12.2014)

Rule 597 - Grant application where original will not found

Re Kelly [2014] QSC 283 (4.12.2014)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers by plaintiff

Du Pradal v Tetchell (No 2)  [2014] QSC 288 (27.11.2014)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action or defence - examples

Sino Iron Pty Ltd v Palmer [2014] QSC 287 (26.11.2014) 

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - interest

Nolan v Nolan (No 2)  [2014] QSC 286 (25.11.2014)

Rule 720 - procedure on assessment; natural justice 

Radich v Kenway [2014] QCA 301 (25.11.2014)

Rule 738 - written reasons for decision - costs assessor's fee

Radich v Kenway [2014] QCA 301 (25.11.2014)

Rule 742 - review by court - further evidence or new ground of objection; rule 743I - application of other rules - no restriction on scope of assessment

Radich v Kenway [2014] QCA 301 (25.11.2014)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - success on some issues - plaintiff entitled to nominal damages; rule 684 - costs of question or part of proceeding

Keeley v Horton (No 2) [2014] QDC 260 (24.11.2014) 

Rule 290 - setting aside judgment by default in the Supreme Court - irregularly entered judgment - not a "nullity" where court of unlimited jurisdiction

Wallace v Rural Bank Limited [2014] QCA 295 (21.11.2014)

Rule 166 - obligation to make reasonable inquiries before pleading non-admission; direct explanation for denial or nonadmission/deemed admission in default 

Aimtek Pty Ltd v Flightship Ground Effect Pte Ltd [2014] QCA 294 (21.11.2014)

Rule 389 - effect of failure to comply with rules - examples of irregularity

Wallace v Rural Bank Limited [2014] QCA 295 (21.11.2014)

Rule 765 - appeal involving procedural questions - leave to adduce additional evidence refused

Aimtek Pty Ltd v Flightship Ground Effect Pte Ltd [2014] QCA 294 (21.11.2014) 

Rule 743H - application to court for directions after certificate of assessment fiiled - scope of discretion

O'Connell v Crouch & Lyndon (No 2) [2014] QSC 259 (20.11.2014)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - agreement specifies indemnity costs

Bank of Western Australia v Liu [2014] QSC 318 (7.11.2014)

Rule 389 - a 'step in the proceeding' - other examples - not a 'step'

McMahon Trading as Déjà Vu Design v Christies Corporate Pty Ltd [2014] QDC 255 (5.11.2014)

Rule 671 - prerequisites for security for costs - burden of proof

Bellaluz Pty Ltd v Westpac Banking Corp [2014] QSC 273 (4.11.2014)

Rule 292 - summary judgment granted - not reliant on disputed facts

Bank of Western Australia v Liu [2014] QSC 318 (7.11.2014)

Rule 869 - instalment order - relevance of statutory factors and public interest factors - application refused

Dart v Singer [2014] QSC 316 (31.10.2014)

Rule 5 - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - impact on entitlement to costs

Scholfield v Scholfield (No 2) [2014] QDC 243 (31.10.2014)

Rule 681 - general principle - costs follow the event - right to costs abandoned?

Scholfield v Scholfield (No 2) [2014] QDC 243 (31.10.2014)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding; a step in the 'proceeding'

Scholfield v Scholfield (No 2) [2014] QDC 243 (31.10.2014)

Rule 292 - summary judgment not given where application is fatally flawed - relief not pleaded in Claim

Tropical Hire Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v Simpson [2014] QDC 250 (27.10.2014)

Rule 378 - amendment before request for trial date - case management principles - impact of r 5

 M Kelly (Project Builders) Pty Ltd v Toga Development No 31 Pty Ltd (No 6) [2014] QSC 262 (24.10.2014)

Rule 799(2) - leave to start enforcement - explaining the delay - unfettered discretion

Cyran v Nelson [2014] QSC 291 (23.10.2014)

Rule 766 - general principle applies that costs follow event 

Murdoch v Lake [2014] QCA 269 (21.10.2014)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - application of rule - interaction with rule 293 - summary judgment; abuse of the process of the court 

Sino Iron Pty Ltd v Palmer [2014] QSC 259 (20.10.2014)

Rule 293 - relationship between summary judgment and abuse of process applications 

Sino Iron Pty Ltd v Palmer [2014] QSC 259 (20.10.2014)

Rule 375 - case management principles - impact of r 5 

Monto Coal 2 Pty Ltd v Sanrus Pty Ltd as trustee of the QC Trust [2014] QCA 267 (17.10.2014)

Rule 378 - case management principles - impact of r 5; amendment before request for trial date - supervised case list

Monto Coal 2 Pty Ltd v Sanrus Pty Ltd as trustee of the QC Trust [2014] QCA 267 (17.10.2014)

Rule 292 - summary judgment - no defence offered by the defendant

Ella Enterprises Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v Maller Holdings Pty Ltd [2014] QDC 236 (16.10.2014)

Rule 478 - view - use to be made by the court

Matton Developments Pty Ltd v CGU Insurance Limited [2014] QSC 256 (16.10.2014)

Rule 668 - setting aside consent order

Wilson Four Pty Ltd v Sihota [2014] QSC 257 (16.10.2014)

Rule 225 - consequences of nondisclosure - judgment or other order

Ella Enterprises Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v Maller Holdings Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 256 (16.10.2014)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - multiple parties with common interests

Re Gentner v Callaghan (No 2) [2014] QDC 233 (14.10.2014)

Rule 691 - Australian lawyer's costs - uplift for difficult cases

Re Gentner v Callaghan (No 2) [2014] QDC 233 (14.10.2014)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - material facts, not evidence

Weipa Hire Pty Ltd v Commonwealth of Australia [2014] QSC 254 (10.10.2014)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action or defence - examples

Weipa Hire Pty Ltd v Commonwealth of Australia [2014] QSC 254 (10.10.2014)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - examples - tax debt

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Purdie [2014] QDC 222 (30.9.2014)

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - particulars of claim for debt or liquidated demand only

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Purdie [2014] QDC 222 (30.9.2014)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - examples - contract; conclusion of law

True Timbers Pty Ltd v Grand Eagle Constructions Pty Ltd [2014] QDC 221 (30.9.2014) 

 Rule 668 - report not 'newly discovered'

Mather v Smith [2014] QDC 218 (24.9.2014)

Rule 376 - r 376(4) - appropriate; undesirability of determining limitation points in interlocutory proceedings

Westpac Banking Corporation v Knight Property Investments No 3 Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 270 (24.9.2014)

Rule 417 - order for costs of complying with subpoena

Parry v Kennedy [2014] QCA 239 (24.9.2014)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - other examples

Parry v Kennedy [2014] QCA 239 (24.9.2014)

Rule 713 - costs assessor if no agreement - discretionary considerations

Coeur de Lion Investments Pty Limited v Pinehurst Nominees Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 314 (23.9.2014)

Rule 293 - summary judgment - apply caution where limitation defence

Melisavon Pty Ltd v Springfield Land Development Corporation Pty Limited [2014] QCA 233 (16.9.2014)

Rule 224 - relief from duty to disclose - other relevant considerations - confidentiality

Integrated Medical Technology Pty Ltd v Gilbert [2014] QSC 227 (15.9.2014) 

Rule 280 - no dismissal for want of prosecution - all circumstances balanced

Martin v Kone Elevators Pty Ltd [2014] QDC 210 (11.9.2014)

Rule 738 - written reasons for decision - nature and extent of reasons required

Gregg Lawyers Pty Ltd v Farrar (formerly Sweeney)  [2014] QDC 194 (11.9.2014)

Rule 15 - registrar may refer issue of originating process to court - vexatious

AC v Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services [2014] QChC 6 (5.9.2014)

Rule 671 -  prerequisite for security for costs - plaintiff suing for the benefit of another; justice of case requires order

Press Metal Aluminium (Australia) Pty Ltd v Total Concept Group Pty Ltd [2014] 1 QDC 186 (5.9.2014)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - surprise - defamation; rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - inferences

Lighthouse Forward Planning Pty Ltd v Queensland Newspapers Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 217 (3.9.2014)

Rule 155 - damages - nature and amount of damages to be claimed; particulars of general damages

Lighthouse Forward Planning Pty Ltd v Queensland Newspapers Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 217 (3.9.2014)

Rule 162 - striking out particulars

Lighthouse Forward Planning Pty Ltd v Queensland Newspapers Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 217 (3.9.2014)

Rule 667 - relationship with r 7

Aalders v Fraser Coats Regional Council [2014] QPEC 49 (1.9.2014)

Rule 67 - party incorrectly included or not included

Dipic v Bunning [2014] QDC 180 (29.8.2014)

Rule 145 - function of pleadings 

FTV Holdings Cairns Pty Ltd v Smith [2014] QCA 217 (29.8.2014)

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - fraud; motive, intention or other condition of mind including knowledge or notice; inferences

FTV Holdings Cairns Pty Ltd v Smith [2014] QCA 217 (29.8.2014)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable casue of action or defence - examples

Body v Mount Isa Mines Ltd [2014] QCA 214 (29.8.2014)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r 376(4) - the same or substantially the same facts

Murdoch v Lake [2014] QCA 216 (29.8.2014)

Rule 684 - costs of question or part of proceeding

McDermott v Robinson Helicopter Company [2014] QSC 34 (29.8.2014)

 Rule 681 - general rule about costs - general principle - costs follow the event

McDermott v Robinson Helicopter Company [2014] QSC 34 (29.8.2014)

Rule 930 - contempt - inherent power - relationship with Penalties and Sentences Act 1992

Dubois v Rockhampton Regional Council [2014] QCA 215 (29.8.2014)

Rule 667(2)(a) - order in absence of party - error by solicitor

Amos v Wiltshire [2014] QCA 218 (29.8.2014)

Rule 166 - denials and nonadmissions - effect where pleadings amended

Petersen v Corby [2014] QDC 177 (26.8.2014)

Rule 385 - consequences of amendment - pleading to amendment

Petersen v Corby [2014] QDC 177 (26.8.2014)

Rule 703 - Indemnity basis of assessment - public interest

Hall v Workcover Queensland [2014] QCA 202 (22.8.2014)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - tendency to prejudice or delay fair trial; unnecessary allegations

Callide Power Management Pty Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd; CS Energy Ltd v Callide Coalfields (Sales) Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 205 (22.8.2014)

Rule 766 - leave to adduce further evidence on appeal refused

Burke v State of Queensland [2014] QCA 200 (22.8.2014) 

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - indemnity costs 

Whiting v Whiting [2014] QSC 146 (18.8.2014)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle

Stewart v Atco Controls Pty Ltd (in Liq) (No 2) [2014] HCA 31 (15.8.2014)

 Rule 783 - leave to appeal from Magistrates Court - judgment less than minor civil dispute limit

Baker v Arkman Pty Ltd [2014] QDC 165 (7.8.2014)

Rule 11 - starting proceedings - application permitted - questions of law; substantial dispute of fact unlikely

King v Wogandt: Re Beutel (deceased) [2014] QSC 175 (6.8.2014)

Rule 211 - duty of disclosure - direct relevance - examples - insurer's claim to statutory relief provided to an insurer under s29(3) of the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (Cth)

Ruskin v Colonial Mutual Life Assurance Society [2014] QDC 202 (29.7.2014)

Rule 223 - prerequisites for disclosure orders under r223(4) 

Treadstone Developments Pty Ltd Wever Family Trust v The Salisbury Group Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 109 (23.7.2014)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - means of those standing behind proceedings; amount of security

Treadstone Developments Pty Ltd Wever Family Trust v The Salisbury Group Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 109 (23.7.2014)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r376(4) - the same or substantially the same facts

Argus Probity Auditors and Advisors Pty Ltd v Queensland Rail Ltd [2014] QSC 161 (23.7.2014) 

Rule 713 - costs assessor if no agreement - discretionary considerations - apprehended bias

Davies v Noosa Cat (Australia) Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 153 (3.7.2014)

Rule 472 - application to dispense with trial by jury refused - possible inherent jurisdiction 

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia trading as Bankwest v Ross [2014] QSC 149 (3.7.2014)

Rule 367 - Directions - orders which may be made - dispense with trial by jury

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia trading as Bankwest v Ross [2014] QSC 149 (3.7.2014)

 Rules 761 & 800 - stay of enforcement pending appeal

Murdoch v Lake [2014] QSC 142 (26.6.2014)

Rule 684 - costs of questions or part of proceeding

Attorney-General for the State of Queensland v Barnes [2014] QCA 152 (24.6.2014)

Rule 748 - application for extension of time to appeal refused - no real prospects of success on appeal

Attorney-General for the State of Queensland v Barnes [2014] QCA 152 (24.6.2014)

Rule 7 - extending and shortening time - discretionary

Ghobrial v Assaf [2014] QDC 141 (18.6.2014)

Rule 905 - enforcement of particular non-money orders - conditional orders - failure to satisfy condition

Ghobrial v Assaf [2014] QDC 141 (18.6.2014)

Rule 483 - separate question on limitation issue - plaintiff's claim dismissed on the basis of the answer

Ghobrial v Assaf [2014] QDC 141 (18.6.2014)

Rule 212 - privileged documents - waiver of privilege - illustrations - privilege waived; disclosure in response to notice of non-party disclosure

Rodionoff v Favero Enterprises Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 129 (16.6.2014)

Rule 360 - plaintiff's case did not substantially change after offer - order for costs on indemnity basis

Kurk v Miller (No 2) [2014] QDC 135 (13.6.2014)

Rule 157 - particulars in pleadings - role of particulars

Schuhmacher ATO the Schumacher Superannuation Fund v Zurich Australia Limited [2014] QDC 136 (13.6.2014)

 Rule 742 - Review by court - further evidence or new ground of objection; rule 742 - success on review on question of law

Paroz v Clifford Gouldson Lawyers [2014] QDC 125 (30.5.2014)

Rule 5 - Supreme Court of Queensland Practice Direction No 17 of 2012 (Case Flow Management - Civil Jurisdiction)

O'Brien v Evans [2014] QSC 110 (29.5.2014)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - costs against magistrate or tribunal

Graham v Magistrate Pinder [2014] QSC 114 (21.5.2014)

Rule 5 - application of rule - other examples

Green v Pearson [2014] QCA 110 (16.5.2014)

Rule 188 - withdrawal of admission - supporting documents; Rule 188 - appeal from decision on application for leave to withdraw admission - principles on appeal

Green v Pearson [2014] QCA 110 (16.5.2014)

Rule 166 - denials and nonadmissions - deemed admissions if no denial or nonadmission

Green v Pearson [2014] QCA 110 (16.5.2014)

  Rule 7 - extending and shortening time - discretionary

Markan Bar Association of Queensland [2014] QSC 88 (28.4.2014)

Rule 137 - time for notice of intention to defend - time may be extended

Markan Bar Association of Queensland [2014] QSC 88 (28.4.2014)

Rule 385 - pleading to amendment

Kellahan v Hughes [2014] QDC 97 (24.4.2014)

Rule 166 - deemed admissions if no denial or nonadmission - effect where pleadings amended 

Kellahan v Hughes [2014] QDC 97 (24.4.2014)

Rule 166 - deemed admissions if no denial or nonadmission - no deemed admission if no relevant obligation to plead

Young v Hulbert [2014] QDC 96 (23.4.2014)

Rule 292 - summary judgment set aside - clearly issues to be decided at trial

Young v Hulbert [2014] QDC 96 (23.4.2014)

Rule 364 - third party offer conditional on simultaneous settlement of main proceeding

Williams v Stone Homes Pty Ltd (No 2) [2014] QDC 81 (16.4.2014)

 Rule 75 - representative party - "same interest"

Kinsella v Gold Coast City Council [2014] QSC 65 (16.4.2014)

Rule 483 - nature of decision - declaratory relief

Kinsella v Gold Coast City Council [2014] QSC 65 (16.4.2014)

Rule 298 - summary judgment dismissed - condition imposed on right to defend claim

Bank of Queensland Limited v Wright [2014] QSC 67 (16.4.2014)

Rule 686 - assessment of costs without order

Mamap Pty Ltd v Sharpe [2014] QDC 99 (15.4.2014)

Rule 692 - amendment

Mamap Pty Ltd v Sharpe [2014] QDC 99 (15.4.2014)

 Rule 116 - substituted service - not necessary that proceeding has commenced

Embrey v Smart [2014] QCA 75 (11.4.2014)

Rule 290 - judgment regularly entered - should not be set aside

Embrey v Smart [2014] QCA 75 (11.4.2014)

Rule 968 - referral to judge or magistrate

Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd v Riggall [2014] QDC 80 (11.4.2014)

Rule 16 - setting aside originating process - application of rule - want of jurisdiction

Young v Hatley Developments Pty Ltd [2014] QDC 79 (11.4.2014)

Rule 293 - summary judgment - not available where no notice of intention to defend

Mio Art Pty Ltd v BMD Holdings Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 55 (3.4.2014)

Rule 203 - third party and similar proceedings - trial - directions; leave to defend plaintiff's claim

Williams v Stone Holmes Pty Ltd [2014] QDC 64 (1.4.2014)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - set-off of costs orders

Habig v McCrae [2014] QSC 49 (7.4.2014)

Rule 713 - costs assessor if no agreement - discretionary considerations - assessor's fee; consent filed first in time

Lessbrook Pty Ltd (in liq) v Whap; Stephen; Bowie; Kepa & Kepa [2014] QCA 63 (1.4.2014)

Rule 791 - rehearing after decision of judicial registrar or registrar

 Lessbrook Pty Ltd (in liq) v Whap; Stephen; Bowie; Kepa & Kepa [2014] QCA 63 (1.4.2014)

Rule 720 - procedure on asssessment; Rule 720 - natural justice

Radich v Kenway [2014] QDC 60 (28.3.2014)

rule 742 - review by court - further evidence or new ground of objection

Radich v Kenway [2014] QDC 60 (28.3.2014)

Rule 743I - no restriction on scope of assessment

Radich v Kenway [2014] QDC 060 (28.3.2014)

 Rule 283 - application of Practice Directions in awarding interest

Chambers v Brice [2014] QSC 52 (27.3.2014)

Rule 748 - notice of appeal out of time - struck out because respondent bankrupt and had no standing

McElligot v McElligot [2014] QCA 54 (24.3.2014)

Rule 690 - lawyer's delay or neglect

Bilic & Bilic (No 3) v Nicholls [2014] QDC 48 (21.3.2014)

Rule 990 - application for leave to withdraw as solicitor - purpose of procedure

Bilic & Bilic (No 3) v Nicholls [2014] QDC 48 (21.3.2014)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action or defence

Tyrrell v McNab Constructions Pty Ltd [2014] QCA 52 (21.3.2014)

Rule 8 - starting proceedings - meaning of "proceeding"

Kennedy v Griffiths [2014] QSC 43 (17.3.2014)

Rule 304 - definition of "proceeding"

Kennedy v Griffiths [2014] QSC 43 (17.3.2014)

Rule 685 - costs if further proceedings become unnecessary

Kennedy v Griffiths [2014] QSC 43 (17.3.2014)

Rule 307 - no order as to costs

Kennedy v Griffiths [2014] QSC 43 (17.3.2014)

Rule 69 - r69(2)(f) - claim, defence, relief claimed within limitation period cannot be maintained/granted

Harries v Perpetual Nominees Limited [2014] QDC 53 (18.3.2013)

Rule 483 - hypothetical questions - application for separate determination refused

Byrne v People Resourcing (Qld) Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 39 (13.3.2014)

Rules 287, 288, 290 - judgment irregularly entered under incorrect rule - judgment set aside

Browning v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited [2014] QCA 43 (11.3.2014)

Rule 31- Applications in a proceeding - time for service

La Spina v Macdonnells Law [2014] QCA 44 (11.3.2014)

Rule 748 - application to court for directions after certificate of assessment filed

La Spina v Macdonnells Law  [2014] QCA 44 (11.3.2014)

Rule 211 - disclosure and inspection of documents - masking of parts of documents

Buckton v Workforce Express Pty Ltd [2014]  QDC 37 (4.3.2014)

Rule 166 - denials and non-admissions - direct explanation for denial or non-admission/deemed admission in default

Pollock v Thiess Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 22 (3.3.2014)

Rule 189 - notice to admit facts or documents - service and effect of notice to admit

Pollock v Thiess Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 22 (3.3.2014)

Rule 361 - appropriateness of single offer made to multiple plaintiffs - associated difficulties

Cerutti v Crestside Pty Ltd [2014] QCA 33 (28.2.2014)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - relationship between r 376 and s 16 of the Civil Proceedings Act 2011

Birkett v State of Queensland [2014] QSC 35 (28.2.2014)

Rule 375 - power to amend - case management principles - impact of r 5

Sanrus Pty Ltd v Monto Coal 2 Pty Ltd (27.2.2014)

Rule 743A - application for costs assessment - relevant court

Sunba v Hartnett Lawyers [2014] QDC 34 (24.2.2014)

Rule 743G - directions hearing - jurisdiction 

Sunba v Hartnett Lawyers [2014] QDC 34 (24.2.2014)

Rule 668 - whether applicant "entitled" when discretion involved - sentencing order vacated and replaced with lesser sentence

Witness "J" v Callanan [2014] QSC 31 (24.2.2014)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle

J & D Rigging Pty Ltd v Agripower Australia Limited [2014] QCA 23 (21.2.2014)

Rule 320 - application for referral to mediation opposed - not a proper case for mediation

Robert James Baldwin Trading as Baldwin Lawyers v Simala [2014] QDC 21 (18.2.2014)

Rule 743G - directions hearing

Baldwin Lawyers v Simala [2014] QDC 21 (18.2.2014) 

Rule 416 - setting aside subpoena - oppression/abuse of process

Elders Rural Services Australia Ltd v Gooden [2014] QDC 22 (3.2.2014)

Rule 72 - person with impaired capacity

Plumley v Moroney [2014] QSC 3 (31.1.2014)

Rule 367 - directions - orders which may be made

Plumley v Moroney [2014[ QSC 3 (31.1.2014)

Rule 149 - purpose of pleading - parties confined to case pleaded; r 149 - material facts, not evidence

Queensland Building and Construction Commission v Coric [2013] QDC 328 (20.12.2013)

Rule 5 - application of rule - examples - other examples

Birla Mt Gordon Pty Ltd v Miccon Hire Pty Ltd [2013] QCA 363 (6.12.2013)

Rule 427 - Expert Evidence

Birla Mt Gordon Pty Ltd v Miccon Hire Pty Ltd [2013] QCA 363 (6.12.2013)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - party suing or sued as trustee

Body Corporate for Nobby's Outlook v Lawes [2013] QDC 301 (5.12.2013)

Rule 189 - costs sanction

Michail v Australian Alliance Insurance Co Ltd (No 2) [2013] QDC 305 (2.12.2013)

Rule 684 - costs of question or part of proceeding

Michail v Australian Alliance Insurance Co Ltd (No 2) [2013] QDC 305 (2.12.2013) 

Rule 150 - matters to be specifically pleaded - undue influence/testamentary dispositions

Haggarty v Wood [2013] QSC 327 (29.11.2013)

Rule 288 - judgment for debt and declaration - evidence in support required

Tasmanian Bluefin Pty Ltd v Bald [2013] QDC 297 (29.11.2013) 

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - departure from general rule - illustrations - liquidators

International Cat Manufacturing Pty Ltd (in liq) v Rodrick (No 2) [2013] QSC 307 (7.11.2013)

Rule 212 - documents to which disclosure does not apply - privileged documents - waiver of privilege - unintended disclosure

Expense Reduction Analysts Group Pty Ltd v Armstrong Strategic Management and Marketing Pty Ltd [2013] HCA 46 (6.11.2013)

Rule 697 - Costs of proceeding in wrong court - relief could have been given in district court but not magistrates court.

Lauder Pty Ltd v Angor Investments Pty Ltd (No 2) [2013] QSC 305 (5.11.2013)

  Rule 290 - set aside judgment by default - no prima facie defence on the merits shown

de Robillard v Lion Finance Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 274 (1.11.2013)

Rule 69 - including, substituting or removing party - "desirable, just and convenient"

Austech Concrete Constructions Pty Ltd v Crown Consultants Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 272 (30.10.2013)

Rule 223 - court orders relating to disclosure - prerequisites for disclosure orders specified under r 223(4)

Austech Concrete Constructions Pty Ltd v Crown Consultants Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 272 (30.10.2013)

Rule 293 - delay in bringing application not decisive

Mahony v Queensland Building Services Authority [2013] QCA 323 (29.10.2013)

 Rule 476 - trial in absence of defendant - application to re-open refused

Moore v Devanjul Pty Ltd (No 4) [2013] QSC 291 (25.10.2013)

Rule 230 - Granting of leave to deliver interrogatories - manner of application

Tremco Pty Ltd v Cadoe Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 273 (24.10.2013)

Rule 290 - inadequate explanation for delay - possible defence on the merits - default judgement set aside on terms

Rely-on Super Pty Ltd v Jakeman [2013] QDC 265 (21.10.2013)

Rule 165 - non-admission restricts evidence which may be called; rule 168 - deemed non-admission of allegations in final pleading

M.T. Franchising Pty Ltd v Murlay Views Pty Ltd [2013] QDC (18.10.2013)

Rule 743A - application for costs assessment; rule 743G - directions hearing

Picamore Pty Ltd v Challen [2013] QDC 258 (16.10.2013)

Rule 667(2)(a) - party absent - order set aside

Picamore Pty Ltd v Challen [2013] QDC 258 (16.10.2013)

Rule 392 - evidence by video link - interests of justice to be served - relevance of Evidence Act 1977

Zhang v Sam & Mary Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 282 (11.10.2013)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - indemnity costs

Mio Art Pty Ltd v Macequest Pty Ltd (No 2)  [2013] QSC 271 (3.10.2013)

Rule 681 - costs "of and incidental to"

Mio Art Pty Ltd v Macequest Pty Ltd (No 2)  [2013] QSC 271 (3.10.2013)

Rule 698 - reserved costs

Mio Art Pty Ltd v Macequest Pty Ltd (No 2)  [2013] QSC 271 (3.10.2013)

 Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - relationship between r 376 and provisions fixing limitation periods under Commonwealth legislation

Murdoch v Lake [2013] QSC 268 (2.10.2013)

Rule 22 - claim - amount of damages or compensation

Murdoch v Lake [2013] QSC 268 (2.10.2013)

Rule 280 - dismissal for want of prosecution

Murdoch v Lake [2013] QSC 268 (2.10.2013)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - judicial review applications

Leahy v Barnes (No 2) [2013] QSC 263 (25.9.2013)

Rule 680 - entitlement to recover costs - self-represented litigants - solicitor and barrister litigants

Murphy v Legal Services Commissioner (No 2) [2013] QSC 253 (19.9.2013)

Rule  116 - circumstances in which substituted service may be ordered - Proceeding must have commenced

Embrey v Smart [2013] QSC 241 (13.9.2013)

Rule 290 - judgment irregularly obtained as service defective - even if regularly obtained, no satisfactory explanation of failure to appear

Embrey v Smart [2013] QSC 241 (13.9.2013)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - ulterior motive/wilful disregard of known facts

Berhane v Woolworths Limited (No 2) [2013] QDC 208 (12.9.2013)

 Rule 292 - summary judgment upheld on appeal - did not turn on disputed facts - complex legal issues not an impediment to granting summary judgment

Filmana Pty Ltd v Tynan [2013] QCA 256 (10.9.2013)

Rule 751 - leave to amend Notice of Appeal refused

Filmana Pty Ltd v Tynan  [2013] QCA 256 (10.9.2013)

Rule 312 - stay refused - no costs payable - whether inherent jurisdiction to stay

Robinson v Studorp [2013] QSC 238 (9.9.2013)

Rule 245 - non-party disclosure - objection fo disclosure - lack of relevance

Cassimatis v Axis Speciality Europe Ltd [2013] QSC 237 (6.9.2013)

Rule 245 - non-party disclosure - objection fo disclosure - confidentiality

Cassimatis v Axis Speciality Europe Ltd [2013] QSC 237 (6.9.2013)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - examples - disclosure orders/requirements

Marshall v Cooper Grace Ward [2013] QDC 205 (6.9.2013)

Rule 209 - Disclosure and inspection of documents - proceedings to which part applies; Rule 723 - court orders relating to disclosure - prerequisites for disclosure orders specified under r223(4) - inspection of solicitor's file in aid of application for costs assessment

Marshall v Cooper Grace Ward [2013] QDC 205 (6.9.2013)

Rule 720 - Procedure on assessment - natural justice

Marshall v Cooper Grace Ward [2013] QDC 205 (6.9.2013)

Rule 791 - decision by registrar to appoint costs assessor set aside - exercise of discretion

Kepa, for and on behalf of the estate and dependants of Frank Billy, deceased v Lessbrook Pty Ltd (in Liq) [2013] QSC 248 (2.9.2013)

Rule 713 - costs assessor if no agreement

 Kepa, for and on behalf of the estate and dependants of Frank Billy, deceased v Lessbrook Pty Ltd (in Liq) [2013] QSC 248 (2.9.2013)

Rule 280 - application refused as plaintiff granted leave to take a further step in proceedings after delay - criteria considered

Simic v LTH Investments (Qld) Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 240 (22.8.2013)

Rule 320(a) - mediation ordered where defendant opposed the order

Simic v LTH Investments (Qld) Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 240 (22.8.2013)

Rule 904 - respondent present when order made - orders for service of later amended application not complied with - applicant permitted to proceed

Fitness First Australia Pty Limited v McNicol [2013] QSC 212 (20.8.2013)

Rule 661 - delay in taking out order - proceedings for contempt affected

Fitness First Australia Pty Limited v McNicol [2013] QSC 212 (20.8.2013)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - material facts, not evidence - multiple defendants/causes of action

Mia Art Pty Ltd v Macequest Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 211 (19.8.2013)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - departure from general rule - illustrations - family provision applications

DW v RW (No 2) [2013] QDC 189 (16.8.2013)

Rule 671  Prerequisites for security for costs - Planning and Environment Court

Fanirata Pty Ltd v Logan City Council [2013] QPEC 055 (15.8.2013)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - means of those standing behind proceedings - implications of changed financial circumstances of persons providing undertaking/guarantee

Hydrofibre Pty Ltd v Australian Prime Fibre Pty Ltd (No 3) [2013] QSC 246 (15.8.2013)

Rule 360 - not applicable where proceedings by Originating Application

Northbound Property Group Pty Ltd v Carosi (No 2) [2013] QSC 189 (31.7.2013)

Rule 120 - affidavit of service - affidavit of service by post - generally

Morel v Bank of Queensland Limited [2013] QCA 207 (30.7.2013)

 Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action or defence - examples

        Body v Mount Isa Mines Limited [2013] QSC 188 (26.7.2013)

Rule 766(1)(d) - failure to comply with Practice Direction 3 of 2013 did not disentitle respondent to indemnity costs order - unusual features of case

Verhagen v Millard [2013] QCA 202 (26.7.2013)

Rule 947L - application to set aside registration of foreign judgment - respondent had submitted to jurisdiction of foreign court

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited v Marks [2013] QSC 186 (24.7.2013)

Rule 192 - reason for third party procedure - third party notice in district court must be within court's jurisdiction

Bjerring v Kline [2013] QDC 233 (22.7.2013)

Rule 171 - striking out pleadings - no reasonable cause of action or defence - examples

Tyrrell v McNab Constructions Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 165 (19.7.2013)

Rule 667(1) - application to set aside not filed within 7 days - no explanations by plaintiff

Hydrofibre Pty Ltd  v Australian Prime Fibre Pty Ltd (No 2) [2013] QSC 174 (17.7.2013)

Rule 145 - pleadings - function of pleadings

Hydrofibre Pty Ltd  v Australian Prime Fibre Pty Ltd (No 2) [2013] QSC 174 (17.7.2013)

Rule 766(6) - whether power to adjust damages where re-trial ordered

Tep v ATS Australasian Technical Services Pty Ltd [2013] QCA 180 (12.7.2013)

Rules 293 & 295 - evidence on summary judgment application

RB Lease Pty Ltd v Heron [2013] QCA 181 (12.7.2013)

Rule 766 - exercising powers of court appealed from

NK Collins Industries Pty Ltd v The President of the Industrial Court of Queensland [2013] QCA 179 (12.7.2013)

Rule 149 - statements in pleadings - material facts, not evidence - reference to expert reports

Ivec Pty Ltd v TJP Designs Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 134 (21.6.2013)

 Rule 380 - rationale - impact of r5 and principles of case management

Horton v Keeley [2013] QCA 161 (21.6.2013)

Rule 766 - leave refused to adduce further evidence

Horton v Keeley [2013] QCA 161 (21.6.2013)

Rule 765 - leave to appeal refused as no error in exercise of discretion

Horton v Keeley [2013] QCA 161 (21.6.2013)

Rule 69 - Interaction with action with Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 (Qld); Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld)

Pine v Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 184 (20.6.2013)

Rule 290 - proceedings based on foreign judgment - no presumption of jurisdiction - no prima facie defence or explanation of delay

Jani-King Franchising, Inc v Jason [2013] QSC 155 (20.6.2013)

Rule 667 - order could be varied when expressed to be "subject to further order" - time limit may be extended

Bechara v Sotrip Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) (No. 2) [2013] QSC 160 (19.6.2013)

Rule 882 - not limited to order sought before judgment

Bechara v Sotrip Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) (No. 2)  [2013] QSC 160 (19.6.2013)

Rule 375 - rule 375(1) wide discretion to permit/require amendment

Miccon Hire Pty Ltd (in liq) v Birla Mt Gordon Pty Ltd (No 2) [2013] QSC 161 (19.6.2013)

Rule 380 - amendment after request for trial date

Miccon Hire Pty Ltd (in liq) v Birla Mt Gordon Pty Ltd (No 2) [2013] QSC 161 (19.6.2013)

Rule 360 - costs ordered on standard basis - earlier mandatory offer under Personal Injuries Proceedings Actnot relevant

Wright v KB Nut Holdings Pty Ltd [2013] QCA 153 (18.6.2013)

Rule 491 - oral hearing required

 Wright v Pagett [2013] QDC 126 (7.6.2013)

 Rule 290 - whether judgment should be amended or set aside - whether irregular

 Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Nemeth [2013] QDC 125 (6.6.2013)

 Rule 374 - Failure to comply with order - court may give judgment or make other orders

  Thomas v St George Bank [2013] QCA 136 (31.5.2013)

 Rule 212 - Documents to which disclosure does not apply - legal professional privilege - confidential legal advice

 Nolan v Nolan [2013] QSC 140 (31.5.2013)

 Rule 212 - Documents to which disclosure does not apply - waiver of privilege

 Nolan v Nolan [2013] QSC 140 (31.5.2013)

 Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle

 McBride v ASK Funding Ltd [2013] QCA 130 (28.5.2013)

 Rule 225 - Consequences of nondisclosure - restriction on right to tender documents

 McBride v ASK Funding Ltd [2013] QCA 130 (28.5.2013)

 Rule 766 - leave refused to allow affidavit evidence which was irrelevant and scandalous

McBride v ASK Funding Ltd [2013] QCA 130 (28.5.2013)

Rule 296 - affidavit accepted although served on the day of the hearing

McBride v ASK Funding Ltd [2013] QCA 130 (28.5.2013)

Rule 360 - order for standard costs replaced indemnity costs order

McBride v ASK Funding Ltd [2013] QCA 130 (28.5.2013)

Rules 283 & 288 - judgment by default before the court, rather than the Registry

Welch v Hirvonen [2013] QDC 219 (21.5.2013)

Rule 672 - Discretionary factors for security for costs - Whether order would be oppressive/stifle the proceeding

Gekko Developments Pty Ltd v Centa Company Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 126 (14.5.2013)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - undesirability of determining limitation points in interlocutory proceedings

Mokrzecki v Popham [2013] QSC 123 (13.5.2013)

Rule 224 - relief from duty to disclose - other relevant considerations - confidentiality

Seeker Aircraft America Inc v Seabird Aviation Australia Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 121 (10.5.2013)

Rule 469 - signature on Request for trial date dispensed with

Harding v Boulton  [2013] QDC 85 (2.5.2013)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers on appeal

Roberts v Prendergast [2013] QCA 89 (19.4.2013)

Rule 5 - Supreme Court of Queensland Practice Direction No 17 of 2012 (Case Flow Management - Civil Jurisdiction

Pearce v Marzullo [2013] QSC 110 (17.4.2013)

Rules 489 & 490 - application to hear on the papers - failure to serve draft order - failure to comply with requirement to serve 10 days before hearing

Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48123123124 v Morrisby [2013] QDC 107 (16.4.2013)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers on appeal 

Andrew Fielding as Liquidator of Lyngray Developments Pty Ltd v Duschas [2013] QCA 085 (16.4.2013)

Rule 5 - philosopy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - summary judgment

Willmott v McLeay [2013] QCA 84 (16.4.2013)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - agreement specifies indemnity costs

Willmott v McLeay [2013] QCA 84 (16.4.2013)

Rule 292 - summary judgment - whether residual discretion if requirements of the rule fulfilled

Wilmott v McLeay  [2013] QCA 84 (16.4.2013)

Rule 626(2) - application to set aside caveat

Garrihy v Garrihy  [2013] QSC 74 (8.4.2013)

Rule 799 - delay of 8 years adequately explained

Queensland Building Services Authority v Moore  [2013] QDC 92 (8.4.2013)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers by defendant

Mizikovsky v Queensland Television Limited [2013] QCA 68 (2.4.2013)

Rule 293 - only applicable after notice of intention to defend filed

Allingham v Fuller  [2013] QSC 81 (2.4.2013)

Rule 211 - duty of disclosure - masking of parts of documents

Aquila Coal Pty Ltd v Bowen Central Coal Pty Ltd  [2013] QSC 082 (28.3.2013)

Rule 212 - documents to which disclosure does not apply - legal professional privilege - legal advisers must be admitted to practice; inhouse lawyers

Aquila Coal Pty Ltd v Bowen Central Coal Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 82 (28.3.2013)

Rule 774 - whether to dismiss appeal for failure to provide security for costs

Prins v The Body Corporate for the Wave Cts 36237  [2013] QDC 66 (25.3.2013)

Rule 209 - Disclosure and inspection of documents - application of  Pt 1 - proceedings to which part applies 

Waratah Coal Pty Ltd v Nicholls [2013] QSC 68 (22.3.2013)

Rules 281 & 282 - judgment by default - proof of service of Statement of Claim where no Claim

GMW Group Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (in liquidation) v Michael Saadie in his own right and trading as GMWI [No 2]  [2013] QSC 71 (22.3.2013)

Rule 483 - Case stated - when appropriate to use

Thiess v Collector of Customs  [2013] QCA 54 (22.3.2013)

Rule 290 - judgment by default set aside - Magistrate erred in failing to set aside judgment

Nunn v Honey  [2013] QDC 58 (21.3.2013)

Rule 926 - application not served personally - "any" affidavit in support

CAO v HAT  [2013] QDC 42 (15.3.2013)

Rule 62 - necessary parties - special parties - trustees

Brittain v Kaleoti Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 53 (14.3.2013)

Rule 389  - continuation of proceeding after delay - a step in the "proceeding"

Wine Connection Pty Ltd as Trustee v Pitcliff Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 56 (11.3.2013)

Rule 535 - delay - interaction with r 389

Wine Connection Pty Ltd as Trustee v Pitcliff Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 56 (11.3.2013)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - Supreme Court Practice Direction No 17 of 2012

NDC Investments (Aust) Pty Ltd v Sign Vision (Aust) Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 35 (28.2.2013)

Rule 280 - application for dismissal for want of prosecution - application to reactivate under Supreme Court Practice Direction No 17 of 2012

NDC Investments (Aust) Pty Ltd v Sign Vision (Aust) Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 35 (28.2.2013)

Rule 292 - summary judgment in respect of liability - judgment for damages to be assessed

Tynan v Filmana Pty Ltd  [2013] QSC 32 (26.2.2013)

Rule 472 - right to trial by jury

Coronis v Jilt Pty Ltd  [2013] HCASL 2 (26.2.2013)

Rule 16 - setting aside originating process - application of rule - stay a proceeding

Driscoll v DM Developments Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 29 (25.2.2013)

Rule 280 - res judicata where procedural judgment - better to base arguments on abuse of process

Driscoll v DM Developments Pty Ltd  [2013] QDC 029 (25.2.2013)

Rule 5 - philosophy - overriding obligations of parties and court - application of rule - examples - settlement offers

Brava Trading Pte Ltd v Leybourne Nominees Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 23 (20.2.2013)

Rule 660 - order changed as perfected irregularly

Stockland Developments Pty Limited v Townsville City Council  [2013] QPEC 8 (13.2.2013)

Rules 353, 360(1), 363 - offer to settle - another order as to costs

Brava Trading Pte Ltd v Leybourne Nominees Pty Ltd  [2013] QSC 23 (20.2.2013)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - whether order would be oppressive/stifle the proceeding

Hyperion Technology Pty Ltd v Queensland Motorways Ltd [2013] QSC 20 (19.2.2013)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - delay in making application

Hyperion Technology Pty Ltd v Queensland Motorways Ltd [2013] QSC 20 (19.2.2013)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - application - r376(1) - "relevant period of limitation"

Tarangau Game Fishing Charters Pty Ltd v Eagle Yachts Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 16 (18.2.2013)

Rule 376 - amendment after limitation period - r 376(4) - appropriate

Tarangau Game Fishing Charters Pty Ltd v Eagle Yachts Pty Ltd [2013] QSC 16 (18.2.2013)

Rule 293 - whether summary judgment or pleading based determination appropriate - summary judgment refused

Tarangau Game Fishing Charters Pty Ltd v Eagle Yachts Pty Ltd  [2013] QSC 16 (18.2.2013) 

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - other legislation may exclude court's general discretion

Graham v Murphy [2013] QSC 21 (15.2.2013)

Rule 691 - Australian lawyer's costs - scales do not involve price fixing or cartel arrangements

Littleford v Gold Coast City Council; Moon v Gold Coast City Council [2013] QCA 4 (1.2.2013)

Rule 225 - consequences of nondisclosure - guillotine orders

Christie v Sensis Pty Ltd [2013] QDC 11 (23.1.2013)

Rule 250 - Inspection, detention and preservation of property - meaning of 'property'

Re Section 22 of the Human Tissue and Transplant Act 1982 (WA); Ex parte C [2013] WASC 3.

Rule 683 - costs in proceeding before Magistrates Court 

Ramzy v Body Corporate for GC3 CTS38396 [2012] QDC 397 (21.12.2012)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - criteria for assessing costs on indemnity basis - costs agreements

Walter v Buckeridge [No 5] [2012] WASC 495 (21.12.2012)

Rule 280 - dismissal for want of prosecution - long history of delay and non-compliance - interests of justice favour dismissal

Aqwell Pty Ltd v  BJC Drilling Services Pty Ltd [2012] QSC 413 (20.12.2012)

Rule 930 - contempt - appropriate penalty

Buckby v Wharton  [2012] QSC 416 (20.12.2012)

Rule 703 - Indemnity basis of assessment - general principles

Johnston v Herrod [2012] QCA 361 (18.12.2012)

Rule 5 -  application of rule - examples - settlement offers

Balnaves v Smith [2012] QSC 408 (14.12.2012)

Rules 353, 361 - can be compliant offer even where offer conditions go beyond the claims in the proceedings

Balnaves v Smith  [2012] QSC 408 (14.12.2012)

Rule 307 - acceptance of offer to settle is not discontinuance

Balnaves v Smith  [2012] QSC 408 (14.12.2012)

Rule 761 - effect of possible bankruptcy of defendant if stay refused

St George Bank - a division of Westpac Banking Corporation [2012] QSC 403 (14.12.2012) 

Rule 681 - costs when multiple defendants/respondents successful

SWD Properties Pty Ltd v Modi (No 2) [2012] QSC 426 (12.12.2012)

Rule 166 - denials and nonadmissions - deemed admission in default of provision of direct explanation 

In Roma Pty Ltd v Adams [2012] QCA 347 (7.12.2012)

Rules 660, 661, 663 - judgment not "made" therefore precluding judgment being filed

EPF Concreting Pty Ltd v Hall [2012] QDC 349 (27.11.2012)

Rule 283 - interest under s 58 Civil Proceedings Act 2011

Bowenbrae Pty Ltd v Flying Fighters Maintenance and Restoration Pty Ltd; Ultimate Aerobatics Pty Ltd v Flying Fighters Maintenance and Restoration Pty Ltd (No 2)  [2012] QDC 348 (26.11.2012)

Rule 681 - general principle - costs follow the event - when another order may be more appropriate - deceased estates

In the Will of Bruce George Gillespie Deceased (No 2) [2012] QSC 369 (23.11.2012)

Rule 361 - offer to settle not within rule - further uncertain condition imposed on the offer

Armstrong v Mitchell-Smith and Allianz Insurance Limited (No 2) [2012] QSC 370 (23.11.2012)

Rule 293 - summary judgment for part of a claim by reference to paragraphs of pleading

TRFCK Pty Ltd v O'Brien Holdings (Townsville) Pty Ltd  [2012] QSC 356 (15.11.2012)

Rule 681 - general principle - costs follow the event - whether Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 s 316(4) applies to application to extend limitation period

Brown v Marine Contracting Pty Ltd [2012] QSC 345 (14.11.2012)

Rule 668 - new fact of new council scheme - could have been discovered with reasonable diligence - no different order would have resulted - application refused

Christian Outreach Centre v Toowoomba Regional Council  [2012] QPEC 72 (14.11.2012)

Rule 743C - Court may direct preparation of itemised bill

Challen v Golder Associates Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 307 (9.11.2012)

Rule 483 - application for determination of separate issue refused

Zischke v Mayvista Pty Ltd T/As Macleay Island General Store  [2012] QDC 335 (9.11.2012)

Rule 626 - removal of caveat - grant of Probate made

In the Will of Bruce George Gillespie [2012] QSC 335 (7.11.2012)

Rule 166 - Rule does not effect an abrogation of privilege against self-incrimination or self-exposure to penalty; how privilege should be claimed

Anderson v Australian Securities and Investments Commission [2012] QCA 301 (2.11.2012)

Rule 293 - summary judgment - relevance where extensive legal argument required

Raging Thunder Pty Ltd v Bank of Western Australia Ltd  [2012] QSC 329 (31.10.2012)

Rule 5 - application of rule-examples - default judgments

Mark AC Enterprises Pty Ltd v Done Diesel Pty Ltd (No 2) [2012] QDC 314 (22.10.2012)

Rule 667 - order made in absence of party - order based on fraud - found no basis to set aside orders

Wilson v Orreal  [2012] QSC 315 (19.10.2012)

Rule 666 - consent order for leave to issue enforcement warrant - whether court has jurisdiction 

National Australia Bank Limited v Commonwealth of Australia  [2012] QDC 325 (18.10.2012)

Rule 16 - application of rule - stay a proceeding

Burke v Hampton [2012] QDC 316 (17.10.2012)

Rule 166 - direct explanation for denial or non-admission/deemed admission in default - explanation should "accompany" the denial or non-admission

Pinehurst Nominees Pty Ltd v Coeur De Lion Investments Pty Ltd [2012] QSC 314 (12.10.2012)

Rule 188 - rationale and application - leave to withdraw admissions - illustrations

Pinehurst Nominees Pty Ltd v Coeur De Lion Investments Pty Ltd [2012] QSC 314 (12.10.2012)

Rule 766 - relevance to appeal from Mental Health Court

MBS v Director of Public Prosecutions (Queensland) [2012] QCA 326 (11.10.2012)

Rule 389 - Continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding - intervention by the court not a 'step'

Artahs Pty Ltd v Gall Standfield & Smith (A Firm) [2012] QCA 272 (5.10.2012)

Rule 681 - costs orders against non-parties -  solicitors - case examples

Campbell, Campbell & Cannon as Executors of the Will of the Estate of the late Donald Campbell, deceased v Campbell [2012] QSC 302 (2.10.2012)

Rule 624 - caveat - possible Family Provision claim not a proper basis for caveat

Campbell, Campbell & Cannon as Executors of the Will of the Estate of the late Donald Campbell, deceased v Campbell [2012] QSC 302 (2.10.2012)

Rules 501, 502 & 506 - Special Referee to take account - procedures - remuneration

Alborn v Stephens [No 2] [2012] QCA 267 (28.9.2012)

Rule 190 - Admission must be clear and unequivocal

Crawley v Crawley Land Pty Ltd [2012] QSC 294 (26.9.2012)

Rule 688 - no order for costs made in first court

Lukac v Madsen (No 2) [2012] QSC 295 (26.9.2012)

Rule 361 - difficulty in comparing judgment and offer to decide whether judgment not more favourable - usual costs order not appropriate 

A L Powell Holdings Pty Ltd v Dick  [2012] QCA 254 (21.9.2012)

Rule 429N - Consequences of court appointment - when another expert may be appointed

Conias Hotels Pty Ltd v Murphy [2012] QSC 297 (19.9.2012)

Rule 791 - application to rehear application - whether decision of deputy registrar covered - inherent jurisdiction - application refused

Amos v Wiltshire  [2012] QSC 283 (19.9.2012)

Rule 360 - offer to settle - compromise only as to costs - uncertain - indemnity costs refused

Walton Construction (Qld) Pty Ltd v Plumber by Trade Pty Ltd (No 2)  [2012] QSC 280 (14.9.2012)

Rule 188 - withdrawal of admission - supporting documents/evidence

Hartmann v Pilkington [2012] QSC 254 (9.9.2012)

Rules 260B & 260D - freezing order - undertaking to pay third party costs

Mulvaney Holdings Pty Ltd v Thorne  [2012] QSC 247 (7.9.2012)

Rule 766 - no special ground for receipt of further evidence

MW Group Pty Ltd v MW Group (Brisbane) Pty Ltd  [2012] QCA 242 (7.9.2012)

Rule 743A - Assessment of costs under the Legal Profession Act 2007 - application for costs assessment

Julstar v Lynch Morgan Lawyers [2012] QDC 272 (5.9.2012)

Rule 223 - court orders relating to disclosure - prerequisites for orders specified under r223(4) - inspection of solicitor's file in aid of application for costs assessment

Julstar v Lynch Morgan Lawyers [2012] QDC 272 (5.9.2012)

Rule 209 - disclosure and inspection of documents - application of pt 1 - proceedings to which part applies

Julstar v Lynch Morgan Lawyers [2012] QDC 272 (5.9.2012)

Rule 738 - party may request assessor's reasons

Mbuzi v Hall [2012] QSC 243 (5.9.2012)

Rule 360(1)(b) - indemnity costs order refused where no evidence that willing and able to carry out offer

Reid v Stephens Luxury Homes Pty Ltd  [2012] QSC 231 (31.8.2012)

Rule 290 - second application to set aside default judgment should have been entertained

Mark AC Enterprises Pty Ltd v Done Diesel Pty Ltd  [2012] QDC 229 (30.8.2012)

Rule 681 - costs "of and incidental to"

Queensland Building Services Authority v Mahony [2012] QDC 226 (28.8.2012)

Rule 259 - ex parte application for search order - effect of non-disclosure

Palaris Mining Pty Ltd v Short  [2012] QSC 224 (21.8.2012)

Rule 293 - overview of principles - no real prospects of success - no need for trial

Maguire v Racing Queensland Limited  [2012] QSC 219 (20.8.2012)

Rule 5 - application of rule - examples - summary judgment

Maguire v Racing Queensland Limited [2012] QSC 210 (20.8.2012)

Rule 388 - mistakes in orders or certificates - effect to be given to overriding purpose of rules (r 5)

Wright v KB Nut Holdings Pty Ltd (as Trustee for the Kerrie-Ann Stevenson Family Trust) t/as "Bonapartes Serviced Apartments" (No 3) [2012] QDC 216 (17.8.2012)

Rule 5 - application of rule - slip rule

Wright v KB Nut Holdings Pty Ltd (as Trustee for the Kerrie-Ann Stevenson Family Trust) t/as "Bonapartes Serviced Apartments" (No 3) [2012] QDC 216 (17.8.2012) 

Rule 476(4) - judgment set aside

Wolfe v Geaney [2012] QDC 249 (14.8.2012)

Rule 222 - "mention" made of document

Amos v Brisbane City Council [2012] QCA 206 (13.8.2012)

Rule 16 - summary judgment - inherent jurisdiction

Edington v Board of Trustees of the State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme [2012] QSC 211 (13.8.2012)

Rule 638 - removal of executor - appointment of administrator - fix remuneration of administrator

 Jee v Jee [2012] QSC 210 (30.7.2012)

 Rule 680 - Entitlement to recover costs - self-represented litigants

 Freitag v Bruderle [2012] QSC 207 (27.7.2012)

 Rule 772 - security for costs

 Mentech Resources Pty Ltd v MCG Resources Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 197 (25.7.2012)

 Rule 666 - nature of consent order

 Mentech Resources Pty Ltd v MCG Resources Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 197 (25.7.2012)

 Rule 868 - application for payment by instalments refused

 Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Shorthouse [2012] QDC 207 (23.7.2012)

 Rule 667 - standing to make application - whether judgment based on fraud - no newly-discovered material

 McElligott v Boyce [2012] QSC 189 (17.7.2012)

 Rule 667 - order set aside when made in absence of party

 SMB Car Transport Pty Ltd v Strategix Training Group Pty Ltd [2012] QDC 155 (13.7.2012)

 Rule 720 - Procedure on assessment - natural justice

 Radich v Smith [2012] QMC 17 (13.7.2012)

 Rule 360 - indemnity costs order where defendant did not attempt to show another costs order appropriate

 Roberts v Juniper (No 2) [2012] QDC 154 (12.7.2012)

Rule 680 - Entitlement to recover costs - self-represented litigants

Merrin v Commissioner of Police [2012] QCA 181 (29.6.2012)

Rule 743G - costs - directions hearing

Paroz v Clifford Gouldson Lawyers [2012] QSC 151 (25.6.2012)

Rule 222 - "mention" made of document

Kado v Taisei Kanko Australia Pty Ltd [2012] QSC 179 (22.6.2012)

Rule 149 - surprise

United Petroleum Pty Ltd v 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 172 (22.6.2012)

Rules 260A & 260D - freezing order - balance of convenience supports making of order

Creswick v Creswick [2012] QSC 174 (21.6.2012)

Rule 225 - consequences of nondisclosure - destruction of documents; inherent jurisdiction

Palavi v Queensland Newspapers Pty Ltd [2012] NSWCA 182 (20 June 2012)

Rule 743C - court may direct preparation of itemised bill - itemised bill

Pott v Clayton Utz [2012] QSC 167 (19.6.2012)

Rule 388 - mistakes in orders or certificates - constraints on application of rule 

Gallagher v Boylan [2012] QCA 159 (15.6.2012)

Rule 430 - applications for relief other than final relief, and because of default

Gallagher v Boylan [2012] QCA 159 (15.6.2012)

Rule 667 - amending judgment v slip rule

Mulvaney Holdings Pty Ltd v Thorne (No 2) [2012] QSC 146 (6.6.2012)

Rule 361 - standard costs order in favour of defendant

Smith v Body Corporate for Professional Suites Community Title Scheme 14487 (No 2) [2012] QDC 121 (31.5.2012)

Rule 672 - amount of security

UI International Pty Ltd v Interworks Architects Pty Ltd & Ors [2012] QSC 142 (30.5.2012) 
 

Rule 697 - costs of proceeding in wrong court - relief could have been given in district court but not magistrates court

Vowles v Osgood (No 2) [2012] QSC 126 (21.5.2012)
 

Rule 393 - ex parte order suppressing video surveillance evidence

Vowles v Osgood (No 2)  [2012] QSC 126 (21.5.2012)

Rules 353 & 360 - whether offer made under Chapter 9 part 5 - indemnity costs not ordered - whether offer served on respondents

Queensland Timber Wholesalers (Production) Pty Ltd v Hatton  [2012] QCA 128 (18.5.2012)  

Rule 250 - inspection, detention and preservation of property-preconditions for grant of order - necessary

Alavi-Moghaddam v Woolworths Ltd [2012] QDC 98 (17.5.2012)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - ulterior motive/wilful disregard of known facts - no decision on the merits

Macarthur Coal Limited v MCG Coal Holdings Pty Ltd [2012] QSC 125 (16.5.2012)

Rule 553 - defendant failed to attend mediation conference - plaintiff not ready for trial

Meredith v Newman  [2012] QSC 136 (9.5.2012)

Rule 743C - Assessment of costs under the Legal Profession Act 2007 - court may direct preparation of itemised bill

Tabtill No 2 Pty Ltd v DLA Phillips Fox (a firm) [2012] QSC 115 (27.4.2012)

Rule 360 - whether element of compromise in plaintiff's offer

Rolls v Radford [2012] QSC 170 (27.4.2012)

Rule 672 - Leave to appeal/appeal from order made on application for security for costs

Base 1 Projects Pty Ltd v Islamic College of Brisbane Ltd [2012] QCA 114 (24.4.2012)

Rule 284 - judgment by default for damages to be assessed - issue estoppel

SPJ Nominees Pty Ltd v Black Watch Sports Fishing Boats Pty Ltd [2012] QDC 66 (24.4.2012)

Rule 667 - liberty to apply

Maroney v Qantas Airways Limited [2012] QDC 68 (24.4.2012)

Rule 719 - conflict of interest - what amounts to conflict of interest; Rule 720 - procedure on assessment - generally

Southwell v Jackson [2012] QDC 65 (23.4.2012)

Rule 738 - certificate of costs assessor - written reasons for decision - costs assessor's fee; Rule 742 - review by court - court's discretion on review; Rule 743I - application of other rules - no restriction on scope of assessment

Southwell v Jackson [2012] QDC 65 (23.4.2012)

Rule 561 - application for payment out of money in court

Re: AMP Bank Limited [2012] QDC 105 (19.4.2012)

Rule 156 - general relief - quantification of damages

Mark Bain Constructions Pty Ltd v Avis; Mark Bain Constructions Pty Ltd v Barnscape Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 100 (17.4.2012)

Rule 658 - trial judge's discretion miscarried in assessing damages on a basis not pleaded

Mark Bain Constructions Pty Ltd v Avis; Mark Bain Constructions Pty Ltd v Barnscape Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 100 (17.4.2012)

Rule 360 - whether rule applied at all - offer wrongly made against all defendants - indemnity costs not warranted

Little Images Pty Ltd v Fresh View Venture Pty Ltd (No 2) [2012] QSC 95 (17.4.2012)

Rule 14 - Proceeding incorrectly started by application - proceeding incorrectly started by application may be abuse of process

 Mbuzi v SV Partners [2012] QSC 84 (5.4.2012)

 Rule 163 - Failure to give particulars - self-executing order?

 Queensland Building Services Authority v Doyle [2012] QDC 60 (2.4.2012)

 Rule 166 - denials and non-admissions -  rule does not effect an abrogation of privilege against self-incrimination or self-exposure to penalty; how privilege should be claimed

 ASIC v Managed Investments Ltd No 3 [2012] QSC 74 (28.3.2012)

 Rule 165 - Self-incrimination or self-exposure to penalty privilege may be claimed

 ASIC v Managed Investments Ltd No 3 [2012] QSC 74 (28.3.2012)

Rule 680 - entitlement to recover costs - conflict with other legislative provisions; Rule 703 - criteria for assessing costs on indemnity basis

 Body Corporate for Sunseeker Apartments CTS 618 v Jasen [2012] QDC 51 (28.3.12)

 Rule 732 - costs of assessment; Rule 733 - offer to settle costs - when offer may be disclosed; Rule 738 - certificate of costs assessor - written reasons for decision - costs assessor's fee

 Body Corporate for Sunseeker Apartments CTS 618 v Jasen [2012] QDC 51 (28.3.12)

 Rule 5 - philosophy - application of rule - examples - right to jury trial

 Coronis v Jilt Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 66 (23.3.2012)

 Rule 367 - directions - orders which may be made - dispense with jury trial

 Coronis v Jilt Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 66 (23.3.2012)  

 Rule 474 - whether trial by jury should have been allowed - self represented party with unfocussed approach - interpetation of "or other issue" in r 474(b)

 Coronis v Jilt Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 66 (23.3.2012)

 Rule 472 - right to elect trial by jury forfeited where jury fee under s 65(1) Jury Act 1995 not paid

 Coronis v Jilt Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 66 (23.3.2012)

 Rule 292 - summary judgment refused - incomplete evidence before the court 

 Oberto v Ferguson  [2012] QDC 39 (16.3.2012) 

 Rule 748 - application for extension of time to appeal after eight and a half years - application refused 

 Vacic (formerly Jelicic) v Salter [2012] QCA 53 (16.3.2012)

 Rule 702 - costs allowable when assessment on standard basis - examples

 Carver & Chalmers v Hill [2012] QDC 043 (13.3.2012)

 Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - criteria for assessing costs on indemnity basis

 Hannover International Ltd v CW Robson; Mine & Quarry Equipment International v CW Robson; GF Robson; GF Robson v CW Robson [2012] QSC 47 (8.3.2012)

 Rule 742 - review by court - court's discretion on review

 Hannover International Ltd v CW Robson; Mine & Quarry Equipment International v CW Robson; GF Robson; GF Robson v CW Robson [2012] QSC 47 (8.3.2012)

 Rule 772 - unfettered discretion to order security for costs - no jurisdictional condition to the discretion

 Gold Coast Blaze Pty Ltd v Joyce [2012] QCA 37 (5.3.2012)

 Rule 702 - standard basis of assessment - directions to assist costs assessor?

 Virgtel Ltd v Zabusky [2012] QSC 42 (2.3.2012)

 Rule 302 - application to set aside summary judgment - whether need to explain reason for non-attendance at hearing - effect of absence of a pleaded defence

 The Reserve Vault Pty Ltd v Barrier Reef Arts Pty Ltd [2012] QCA 35 (2.3.2012)

Rule 671 - Prerequisite for security for costs - plaintiff suing for the benefit of another

Schneider v Alusa [2012] QSC 37 (28.2.2012)

Rule 380 - amendment after request for trial date - rationale - impact of r5 and principles of case management 

Platinum United II Pty Ltd  v Secured Mortgage Management Ltimited (in liq) [2012] QSC 30 (28.2.2012)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - other examples

Mbuzi v Favell [2012] QCA 17 (23.2.2012)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - trusts

Glassock v The Trust Company (Australia) Pty Ltd [2012] QSC 15 (13.2.2012)

Rule 361 - another order for costs

Geary v REJV Services Pty Ltd  [2012] QSC 10 (2.2.2012)

Rule 678 - application of ch 17A

Paroz v Clifford Gouldson Lawyers [2012] QDC 151 (25.1.2012)

Rule 743C - court may direct preparation of itemised bill

Paroz v Clifford Gouldson Lawyers [2012] QDC 151 (25.1.2012)

Rule 75 - nature/derivation of representative proceeding

I S Schache and K Schache as t’ees for the Schache Superannuation Fund and as representative for investors in the Arafura Pearl Project for the financial year 2005/2006 & Ors v GP No 1 Pty Ltd & Ors [2011] QSC 41 (23.12.2011)

Rule 154 - Inconsistent allegations or claims in pleadings 

Groves v Groves [2011] QSC 411 (21.12.2011)

Rule 378 - amendment before request for trial date - case management principles - impact of r 5

Groves v Groves [2011] QSC 411 (21.12.2011)

Rule 661 - perfected order not re-opened

Hammercall Pty Ltd v Robertson  [2011] QCA 380 (20.12.2011)

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers by defendant

 Mizikovsky v Queensland Television Limited (No 3) [2011] QSC 375 (9.12.2011)

Schedule 1A rr 5.3 & 5.6 - premature publication of winding up application - seeking leave to make winding up application at the same time as filing application

Re Bluechip Development Corporation (Cairns) Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 368 (9.12.2011) 

Rule 72 - Further step when party bankrupt, becomes of incapacity or dies

 Commissioner for Fair Trading v TLC Consulting Services Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 374 (2.12.2011)

Rule 106 - Give the document to the person intended to be served; document not accepted by person intended to be served; irregularity

 Commissioner for Fair Trading v TLC Consulting Services Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 374 (2.12.2011)

Rule 371 - effect of failure to comply with rules - examples of irregularity

Commissioner for Fair Trading v TLC Consulting Services Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 374 (2.12.2011)

Rule 740 - Judgment for amount certified - when costs become due and payable; Interaction with Corporations Act 2001 s 471B

Fimiston Investments Pty Ltd (in liq) v Pecker Maroo Pty Ltd  [2011] QSC 356 (2.12.2011)

Rule 676 - Finalising security - application of security

Fimiston Investments Pty Ltd (in liq) v Pecker Maroo Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 356 (2.12.2011)

Rule 673 - way security given - personal guarantee; costs incurred before order for security

 Fimiston Investments Pty Ltd (in liq) v Pecker Maroo Pty Ltd  [2011] QSC 356 (2.12.2011)

Rule 930 - contempt - prison sentence appropriate

Commissioner for Fair Trading v TLC Consulting Services Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 374 (2.12.2011)

Rule 681 - general rule about costs - when another order may be more appropriate - deceased estates

Fradgley v Pocklington (No 2) [2011] QSC 355 (30.11.2011)

Rule 687 - Costs of a proceeding - exercise of discretion to fix costs

Northtronics Pty Limited v Coutts-Smith (No 2) [2011] QSC 354 (25.11.2011)

Rule 5 - philosophy - dismissal of proceeding

Till v Nominal Defendant [2011] QSC 315 (28.11.2011)

Rules 501, 502, 506 - Special Referee - not to hold a trial - procedures as ordered by the court

Alborn v Stephens [2011] QSC 341 (18.11.2011)

Rule 895 - whether stay of enforcement should be granted

National Australia Bank Limited [2011] QDC 248 (28.10.2011 & 2.11.2011)

Rule 225 - consequences of non-disclosure - judgment or other order

Alder v Khoo [2011] QCA 298 (21.10.2011)

Rule 833 - enforcement of judgment debt by forced sale of real property - service of application - jurisdiction of Magistrates Court - whether "best price obtainable"

Solomon v Corbel  [2011] QMC 36 (17.10.2011)

Rule 292(2)(b) - summary judgment - no need for a trial of the claim

National Australia Bank Ltd v Block [2011] QDC 238 (7.10.2011)

Rule 62 - necessary parties - necessary to enable the Court to effectually and completely adjudicate 

National Australia Bank Ltd v Block [2011] QDC 238 (7.10.2011)

Rule 280 - relevance of plaintiff's prospects to application for dismissal for want of prosecution - delay - inherent jurisdiction

Schneider v Alusa Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 366 (7.10.2011)

Rule 120 - affidavit of service on corporation - establishing address of registered office

Skyshades Holdings Pty Ltd v Caterer [2011] QDC 241 (5.10.2011)

Rule 39 - objection to court - incorrect district

Skyshades Holdings Pty Ltd v Caterer [2011] QDC 241 (5.10.2011)

Rule 144 - conditional notice of intention to defend - proceeding commenced in wrong registry

Skyshades Holdings Pty Ltd v Caterer [2011] QDC 241 (5.10.2011)

Rule 290 - irregulalry entered judgment by default set aside

Skyshades Holdings Pty Ltd v Caterer [2011] QDC 241 (5.10.2011)

Rules 78 and 79 - consolidation of proceedings - contrast with hearing proceedings together

Leonard v Skilled Group Ltd [2011] QDC 242 (5.10.2011)

Rule 394 - admissibility of Quantum Statement where quantum calculations in dispute

Hunt v Lemura (No 1)  [2011] QSC 426 (4.10.2011)

Rule 288 - judgment by default - probate

Lando v Sutton [2011] QSC 339 (3.10.2011)

Rule 5 - philosophy - application of rule - examples - other examples

Johnson v SJP Nominees Pty Ltd [2011] QCA 263 (30.9.2011)

Rule 389 - continuation of proceeding after delay - intervention by the court not a 'step'

Artahs Pty Ltd v Gall Standfield & Smith (a firm) [2011] QSC 273 (27.9.2011)

Rule 171 - pleading may be set aside - strike out all or part of pleading; leave to re-plead

Barr Rock Pty Ltd v Blast Ice Creams Pty Ltd [2011] QCA 252 (23.9.2011)

Rule 671 - Corporation unlikely to be able to pay defendant's costs

Famestock Pty Ltd v The Body Corporate for No 9 Port Douglas Road [2011] QSC 365 (23.9.2011)

Rule 672 - discretionary factors for security for costs - interrelationship with r 671

Famestock Pty Ltd v The Body Corporate for No 9 Port Douglas Road [2011] QSC 365 (23.9.2011)

Rule 475 - trial by jury - correct interpretation of r 475(1) - whether party needs to establish that jury trial was "more appropriate"

Rubin v Buchanan [2011] QSC 275 (21.9.2011)

Rules 260A and 260B - defendant acted contrary to injunction - money required to be reconstituted - ancillary order for disclosure affidavit not made 

Advertising on Hold Pty Ltd v G Sothcott [2011] QSC 280 (19.9.2011)

Rule 5 - philosophy - application of rule - examples - default judgment

Gavin Boyle Constructions Pty Ltd v Fabrok Pty Ltd [2011] QDC 214 (13.9.2011)

Rule 290 - whether good arguable case on the merits - best practice to contact defendant's solicitors prior to judgment where defence likely to be filed 

Gavin Boyle Constructions Pty Ltd v Fabrok Pty Ltd [2011] QDC 214 (13.9.2011) 

Rule 703 - indemnity basis of assessment - agreement specifies indemnity costs

Platinum United II Pty Ltd  v Secured Mortgage Management Ltd (in liq) [2011] QCA 229 (15.7.2011; 9.9.2011)  

Rule 117 - informal service (service of application for criminal compensation via Facebook)

Symes v Saunders [2011] QDC 217 (8.9.2011)

Rule 439 - examination of person making affidavit

MBL v JP [2011] QCA 220 (6.9.2011)

Rule 380 - rationale - impact of r5 and principles of case management

 Mooloolaba Slipways Pty Ltd v Cashlaw Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 236 (12.8.2011)

Rule 665 - no requirement for penal notification where order restraining action

Commissioner for Fair Trading v TLC Consulting Services Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 233 (11.8.2011)

Rule 904(2) - enforcement by contempt when order not required to be served

Commissioner for Fair Trading v TLC Consulting Services Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 233 (11.8.2011)

Rule 483 - application for separate determination of questions - not "just and convenient" to order separate determination

Advance Traders Pty Ltd v McNab Constructions Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 212 (4.8.2011)

Rule 211 - direct relevance - allegation in issue in the pleadings

Trusified Pty Ltd v Forrestbridge Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 242 (1.8.2011)

Rule 474 - trial by jury in defamation case - whether prolonged examination of documents required - whther issues can conveniently be dealt with by jury

Mizikovsky v Queensland Television Ltd [2011] QSC 205 (21.7.2011)

Rule 123 - service outside Queensland - manner of service - notice to the defendant 

Beyfield Pty Ltd v DFRS Mechanical (Aust) Pty Ltd [2011] QDC 150 (12.7.2011)

Rule 360 - offer to settle before trial - significant expert report provided after commencement of trial - defendant fulfilled onus to show another costs order appropriate

GEJ & MA Geldard Pty ltd v Mobbs (No 3) [2011] QSC 297 (1.7.2011)

Rule 681 - When another order may be more appropriate - departure from general rule - illustrations - deceased estates

Frizzo v Frizzo (No 2) [2011] QSC 177 (22.6.2011)

Rule 211 - Duty of disclosure - direct relevance -over-disclosure

Central Queensland Mining Supplies Pty Ltd v Columbia Steel Casting Co Ltd [2011] QSC 183 (22.6.2011)

Rule 5 - Philosophy - Application of rule - Examples - disclosure orders/requirements

Central Queensland Mining Supplies Pty Ltd v Columbia Steel Casting Co Ltd [2011] QSC 183 (22.6.2011)

Rule 474 - where appellant attended at court but left prior to trial - whether judgment should stand 

P & N and L & L Piskulovic Pty Ltd v Chester (trading as Green Scene Fencing) [2011] QDC 106 (17.6.2011)

Rule 703 - Indemnity basis of assessment - offers to settle - offers by defendant

The Portland Downs Pastoral Company Pty Ltd v Great Northern Developments Pty Ltd (No 2) [2011] QSC 161 (9.6.2011)

Rule 230 - granting of leave to deliver interrogatories - subject to an order of the court - no reasonably simply and inexpensive method of proof available at trial - other examples

Robertson v Dogz Online [2011] QSC 158 (6.6.2011)

Rule 382 - Procedure for amending - methods of amending

Robertson v Dogz Online [2011] QSC 158 (6.6.2011)

Rule 16 - Scope of Rule

Vantage Holdings Pty Ltd v JHC Developments Group Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 155 (3.6.2011)

Rule 144 - Procedure after filing conditional notice of intention to defend

Vantage Holdings Pty Ltd v JHC Developments Group Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 155 (3.6.2011)

Rule 145 - Function of pleadings; Rule 149 - purpose of pleadings - parties confined to case pleaded

Crusader Marine Holdings Pty Ltd (in liq) & Ors v Ballantyne & Ors [2011] QSC 152 (3.6.2011)

Rule 681 - Where another order may be more appropriate - departure from general rule- illustrations

Buchanan-Davies v Broadbent [No 2] [2011] QSC 148 (3.6.2011)

Rule 681- Costs orders against non-parties - Liquidators, receivers, company directors

Plant v James [2011] QCA 109 (31.5.11)

Rule 360 - Costs order departing from the general rule - relevance of plaintiff's conduct

Cashmere Bay Pty Ltd v Hastings Deering (Australia) Ltd [2011] QSC 134 (27.5.2011)

Rules 292 & 295 - Sufficiency of evidence in response to summary judgment application - overview of court approach to summary judgment applications

LCR Mining Group Pty Ltd v Ocean Tyres Pty Ltd  [2011] QCA 105 (20.5.2011)

Rule 483 - Case stated

Queensland Harness Racing Ltd v Racing Queensland Ltd [2011] QSC 125 (20.5.2011)

Rule 658 - making orders

Penfold Projects Pty Ltd v Securecorp Limited [2011] QDC 77 (18.5.2011)

Rule 5 - application and Interpretation of Practice Direction - Multi-Service Group Pty Ltd (in liq) v Osborne[2010] QCA 72

Gold v State of Queensland [2011] QSC 112 (16.5.2011)

Rule 703 - Ulterior motive/ wilful disregard of known facts

Ross v Hallam [2011] QCA 92 (10.5.2011)

Rule 742 - Review by court - further evidence or new ground of objection

Franklins v Barry & Nilsson Lawyers (No 2) [2011] QDC 55 (21.4.2011)

 Rule 288 - Judgment by default - other claims - application

Crane Distribution Limited v Brown [2011] QSC 90 (19.4.2011)

 Rule 681 - When another order may be more appropriate - Bullock and sanderson orders

 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd v United Petroleum Pty Ltd [2011] QSC 85 (15.4.2011)

 Rule 754 - Filing a notice of cross appeal

 Creswick v Creswick; Tabtill Pty Limited v Creswick [2011] QCA 66 (14.4.2011)

 Rule 112 - Service by post

The Charan Group Pty Ltd v Kaur [2011] QSC 71 (31.3.2011)

Rule 389 - Continuation of proceeding after delay - a 'step' in the proceeding

CTP Manager Limited v Ascent Pty Ltd [2011] QDC 74 (30.3.2011)

Rule 681 - General principle - costs follow the event

Kilvington v Grigg (No 2) [2011] QDC 37 (25.3.2011)

Rule 659 - Final Relief

Perpetual Trustees Queensland Ltd v Thompson [2011] QSC 48 (25.3.2011)

Rule 389A - Multiple applications in existing proceedings that are frivolous, vexatious or an abuse of process

Lu v Petrou [2011] QSC 57 (23.3.2011)

Rule 292 - no real prospects of success

Coldham-Fussell v Commissioner of Taxation [2011] QCA 45 (18.3.2011)

Rule 375- case management principles - impact of r 5; Rule 376 - application; Rule 387 - meaning of amendment

Body Corporate for Sun City Resort CTS 24674 v Sunland Constructions Pty Ltd (No 2) [2011] QSC 42 (18.3.2011)

Rule 376 - r376(4) - new cause of action

Westpac Banking Corporation v Hughes [2011] QCA 42 (11.3.2011)

Rule 260D - freezing orders - oreder against judgement debtor or prospective judgment debtor or third party

Fletcher v Fortress Credit Corporation (Australia) II Pty Limited (8.3.2011)