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High Court takes up joint venture’s arbitration dispute with Chevron
Energy & Natural Resources 2023-11-17 5:36 am By Christine Caulfield

The High Court will hear a $130 million case by two contractors on Chevron’s Gorgon gas field project, which argue the Western Australia Court of […]

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Class action firm may seek compensation for unlawful immigration detention
Human Rights 2023-11-10 9:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A leading class action firm may seek compensation for those who were illegally detained after the High Court ruled that Australia’s system of holding individuals […]

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‘Judge’s judge’ sworn in to lead High Court
High Court 2023-11-09 10:39 pm By Sam Matthews

New High Court Chief Justice Stephen Gageler was lauded by a group of legal luminaries at a swearing in ceremony, where he was described as […]

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High Court to hear institutional abuse case against Queensland
High Court 2023-11-09 11:07 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has granted special leave to a First Nations woman in her case for damages against Queensland stemming from alleged abuse in state […]

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Viterra’s decade-long fight with Cargill ends at door of High Court
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-11-09 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Glencore-owned Viterra has failed in its bid for High Court leave to challenge a ruling in a 10-year battle with Cargill over the 2013 sale […]

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High Court won’t hear law firm partner’s fight with ATO over exit payments
Business of Law 2023-11-09 11:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined to weigh in on a dispute between a retired law firm partner and the ATO over tax on $182,000 in […]

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Permanent stay of case should be ‘measure of last resort’, High Court says
High Court 2023-11-01 3:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has refused to throw out a personal injury case over 55-year-old child sexual abuse claims, despite the death of the alleged perpetrator […]

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High Court says distress, disappointment compensable under Tenancy Act
High Court 2023-11-01 5:25 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has found that tenants can be compensated for distress and disappointment caused by a landlord’s failure to meet a statutory requirement to […]

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High Court asked to weigh in on advocate’s immunity shield for solicitor
Appeals 2023-10-23 4:18 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has been asked to weigh in on the extent of advocate’s immunity in a dispute between a Sydney solicitor and his former […]

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High Court to weigh in on reach of sovereign state immunity
High Court 2023-10-20 5:42 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court will consider an exception to the general immunity of foreign states for the first time, as it hears an appeal of a […]

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