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Security for Costs in a Defamation Action

Courts have long stood firm that poverty (alone) should not deprive a person of seeking appropriate relief through the Courts, even if they might not be able to pay costs should they lose.  895 more words

Civil Litigation

Ignore an Arbitration Clause at Your Peril

Martin CJ has published reasons which should serve as a reminder of the potential consequences of ‘ignoring’ or commencing proceedings in breach of an arbitration clause contained in a contract. 120 more words

Civil Litigation

Compensation for Revenge Porn

Incidents of so-called ‘revenge porn’ have been increasing in recent years, usually after an acrimonious break up.

In  a first for Western Australia, newly minted Justice Mitchell took the step of awarding equitable compensation for what is colloquially known as ‘revenge porn’.  575 more words

Civil Litigation