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:
- 3 Aug 2021:
Aravanis (Trustee) v Twin Investors Pty Ltd, in the matter of the Bankrupt Estate of Kapp (Admissibility Ruling)  FCA 899
EVIDENCE - where evidence obtained by Official Receiver under Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) s 77C - where Applicants tendered transcript of Official Receiver's examination - whether transcript admissible under Bankruptcy Act 1966 (Cth) s 77C(3) and s 255(2) despite Evidence Act 1995 (Cth)
Judge: Perram J
- 2 Aug 2021:
5G Developments Pty Ltd (in liq) v Massie, in the matter of 5G Developments Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 2)  FCA 887
COSTS - interlocutory application - whether the costs should follow the event or be costs in the cause in the main case - whether taxation and payment of costs should await the outcome in the main case
Judge: Stewart J
- 2 Aug 2021:
Chapel of Angels Pty Ltd v Hennessy  FCA 875
CORPORATIONS LAW - winding up - applications to set aside statutory demands - whether existence of judgment debts capable of genuine dispute - genuine dispute not otherwise shown to exist - defect in demand would not cause substantial injustice - no other grounds for setting aside statutory demands - applications dismissed COSTS - indemnity costs…
Judge: Derrington J
Latest Speeches & Papers
- 4 Mar 2021:
Courts, confidences and change in challenging circumstances
Delivered at the Quayside Chambers Oration, Perth Concert Hall, by Justice Banks-Smith.
- 12 Nov 2019:
Statutes and Equity
Paper presented at the Kenneth Sutton Lecture, by Chief Justice Allsop.
- 30 Oct 2019:
AILA National Conference 2019 - Opening Address
Presented at the AILA National Conference, Hobart, by Chief Justice Allsop.
Form & Rules
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