Rinehart & Anor v Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd & Ors; Rinehart & Anor v Georgina Hope Rinehart (in her personal capacity as Trustee of the Hope Margaret Hancock Trust and as Trustee of the HFMF Trust) & Ors [2019] HCA 13

By DoylesMay 20, 2019Casewatch List, News Board, ResourcesThis case highlights the High Court’s to give a wider interpretation to arbitration clauses and a vital importance to context in interpretation of arbitration clauses, and to be more willing to send parties to arbitration. The case also demonstrates the persuasive power of Mrs Gina Rinehart in all areas.     For a free PDF […]

Boncristiano v Lohmann [1998] 4 VR 82

By DoylesNovember 26, 2018News Board, ResourcesSUPREME COURT OF VICTORIA — COURT OF APPEAL   BONCRISTIANO and Another v LOHMANN and Others   24, 25 September 1997, 13 February 1998 Contract — Building contract — Breach — Negligence — Damages — Assessment — Compromise — Settlement with one defendant — Whether settlement sum must be taken into account in assessing damages […]

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