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Visy Paper Pty Ltd v Glass Granulates Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1387

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Updates, case studies and regulatory changes in Australian contract and consumer law, including scope and content of contracts

Visy Paper Pty Ltd v Glass Granulates Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1387

In this case, the NSW Supreme Court considered the fundamental principles of contract interpretation, including the ejusdem generis principle.

02 July 2015
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Wright v Lend Lease Building Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSCA 463

A court will only correct the words of a contract where the literal meaning of those words are absurd and the objective intention of the parties is self-evident....

02 July 2015
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Vision Eye Institute Ltd v Kitchen (No 2) [2015] QSC 66

On ordinary contractual principles, a plaintiff may recover contractual damages to compensate for loss of revenue or other contingent losses flowing from a breach.

02 July 2015
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Unison Finance Group Pty Ltd v Electric Life Pty Limited [2015] NSWSC 170

This case highlights that clear and unambiguous provisions in a contract will be enforced, even if this could result in a harsh commercial outcome for one party.

02 July 2015
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Cedar Meats (Aust) Pty Ltd Five Star Lamb Pty Ltd [2014] VSCA 32

In our July 2013 update, we considered the Victorian Supreme Court’s decision at first instance in this case regarding rules of abandonment and the penalty doctrine. On appeal,...

25 September 2014
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Clark V Macourt [2013] HCA 56

High Court rules the same damages principles apply to breach of contracts for sale of business assets & for sale of goods in fertility centre case.

25 September 2014
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Nu Line Constuction Group Pty Ltd V Fowler [2014] NSWSC 51

New South Wales Court of Appeal considers whether a party was entitle to recover an advance payment made in anticipation of a contract

25 September 2014
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Southern Cross Autoglass Pty v Ltd Protector Glass Industries Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 261

NSW Supreme Court applies principles of repudiation in contract law - what constitutes repudiatory conduct and what is required for acceptance.

25 September 2014
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