Knight v Shuard  VSC 36 In the first decision under the Vexatious Proceedings Act, the Supreme Court has applied the new test for leave to proceed and denied Julian Knight the opportunity to...
Tagged: Civil Procedure
Are you a County Court litigator charging scale? If so, congratulations, you just got a pay rise. Commiserations on the other hand if you a County Court litigant already rueful about rejecting a shrewd offer of compromise. Your burden just got heavier. The County Court of Victoria has amended its cost rule, Order 63A. For beneficiaries of scale costs (lawyers and successful litigants especially) this is good news.
A recent illustration of the stringency of the usual undertaking as to damages for a party who obtains an interlocutory injunction, where the injunction is later discharged and the proceeding lost.