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Q v Health Care Complaints Commission [2015] NSWCA 187

We have previously posted about this practitioner and the underlying decisions which are the subject of these proceedings. By way of background, 10 complaints were made by the HCCC against the practitioner and prosecuted by them in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal in February 2015. 430 more words

Case Law Update

Mining development applications: benefits vs impacts

In its recent decision dismissing an appeal against the Land and Environment Court’s refusal of a proposed mine extension, the NSW Court of Appeal has in effect agreed with the LEC’s criticism of economic modelling used to support the Warkworth mine extension application, with implications for economic evidence for future development applications. 709 more words

Environment

Warkworth Court decision and biodiversity offsets

The NSW Court of Appeal decision yesterday (Monday 7th April) which upheld the Land and Environment Court decision to reject the Warkworth mine expansion at Bulga is very good news for bio diversity offsets. 384 more words

Politics

High Court of Australia gives Chief Justice Spigelman one last slap for the James Hardie judgement.

Chief Justice Spigelman committed one last criminal act in the James Hardie matter before he resigned as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in May 2011.  2,089 more words

NSW Supreme Court

Gattellaro v Spencer and ors

NSWCA 415

NEGLIGENCE – duty of care – solicitors – whether breach of professional duty – failure to convey offer of settlement to appellant – causation – whether trial judge’s conclusion on causation was correct… 38 more words

Legal Profession

Marrickville Council wins court case

This post has nothing to do with trees, but I believe it is of interest in light of the fact that Marrickville LGA is about to undergo quite substantial high-rise development. 566 more words

Marrickville LGA