A lesson in costs recovery
Jackson, Sheryl (2014) A lesson in costs recovery. Proctor, 34(4), pp. 50-51.
In La Spina v Macdonnells Law  QSC 44 the Queensland Court of Appeal set aside a judgment entered in circumstances where the appellant had not been given the requisite notice of the application under r31 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld)(UCPR). The court found there had been a denial of natural justice. The court also considered whether in any event the entry of judgment in the circumstances was a proper exercise of the powers which may be exercised on an application for directions under r743H of the UCPR.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||recovery of legal costs, costs assessed under Legal Profession Act 2007, failure to give requisite notice, denial of natural justice|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Legal Practice Lawyering and the Legal Profession (180121)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Litigation Adjudication and Dispute Resolution (180123)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 The Author(s)|
|Deposited On:||18 May 2014 22:46|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 23:34|
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