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About this NPA

The Commercial and Corporations National Practice Area (NPA) covers commercial and corporations disputes within federal jurisdiction.

This NPA consists of six Sub-areas and each has a dedicated webpage for specific information about proceedings in those Sub-areas:

Latest Judgments

  • 18 Jun 2018: Kenquist Nominees Pty Limited v Campbell (No 5) [2018] FCA 853
    PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application for discovery of documents - legal advice privilege - where non-party to proceeding resisted order requiring respondents to produce discovered documents on the basis that discovery would reveal communications subject to legal advice privilege - where confidential bundle of sample documents provided to Court for …
    Judge: Thawley J
  • 15 Jun 2018: Perera v GetSwift Limited (No 2) [2018] FCA 909
    COSTS - resolution of costs applications following orders made to permanently stay two of three representative proceedings - where orders for costs sought by respondents in respect of the resolution of a multiplicity dispute - where orders are sought by an applicant in one proceeding against a non-party to that proceeding - where orders sought in…
    Judge: Lee J
  • 15 Jun 2018: Dalian Huarui Heavy Industry International Co Ltd v Duro Felguera Australia Pty Ltd [2018] FCA 905
    COSTS - where leave granted to discontinue proceeding - dispute concerning costs - where respondent contends applicant should pay its costs - where Rule 26.12(7) of the Federal Court Rules 2011 (Cth) creates a presumption that the discontinuing party will pay the other party's costs unless good reason to the contrary shown - where presumptive rule …
    Judge: Barker J

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