April 14, 2010
Amos v Wiltshire [2010] QDC 138 ¬† The background was the plaintiff’s unsuccessful claim and appeal against Monsour Pty Ltd and others in respect of a costs order following a fraud allegation. The fraud allegation was rejected as ‘unsustainable’. The plaintiff’s claim against his barrister in the above proceedings was on the basis that the...
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The Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation  Amendment Bill 2010 was introduced to parliament on 13 April 2010, as stage 1 of the foreshadowed amendments. The civil jurisdiction will be increased: Magistrates Court $50,000 to $150,000 District Court $250,000 to $750,000   However, the bulk of the amendments are directed to criminal proceedings and...
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