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Appearances

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v MWB Accountants Pty Ltd [2019] VCC 1516
          BAS payments - prima facie evidence certificate - wrongful allocation to tax agent's running balance account

Aussiegolfa Pty Ltd (Trustee) v Commissioner of Taxation (2018) 130 ACSR 1; [2018] FCAFC 122; (2017) 106 ATR 812; [2017] FCA 15; [2017] AATA 3013
          Superannuation - self-managed fund - related trust - application of in-house asset rules

Central Park Estate (Vic) Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue (2018) 53 VR 690; [2018] VSC 1
          Dutiable property - application of exception for goods used in primary production

Tasmanian Land Company Ltd v Van Dairy Group Pty Ltd [2018] VSC 618
          Abuse of process - stay of proceedings - transfer to Tasmanian Supreme Court

Lambrou v Lambrou [2018] VSC 141
          Fiduciary obligations - debt acknowledged by obligee

West Tankers Pty Ltd v Scottish Pacific Business Finance Ltd [2017] NSWSC 621
          Building and construction - retention moneys - competing debt assignments

AJG Pty Ltd v Mobile Communication Systems Pty Ltd [2015] VSCA 231
          Loan agreement - cause of action - effect of election

Melba Support Services Inc v Bell [2014] VSC 446
          Charity - cy-pres application - costs

Estate of Tomamichel [2014] VCC 246
          Tesrator's family maintenance - daughter and grandchild - responsibility

Cirillo v Manieri [2012] VSC [2014] VSCA 227
          Undue influence - unconscionable dealing – elderly mother - whether family agreement enforceable

Hamilton v Carter [2011] NSWSC 394
          Undue influence - unconscionable dealing - incapacity - gift by elderly aunt

Gillespie v Novara Furniture (Aust) Pty Ltd and Ors [2010] VSC 103
          Specific performance - breach of trust - knowing assistance - fraud

Russo v Russo [2010] VSC 357 and [2009] VSC 491
          Confidentiality of filed documents - “open justice” - mutual wills - removal of executor

Anthony v Vaclav [2009] VSC 357
          Specific performance - unconscionable dealing - unjust and unfair bargain

Williams v Williams [2007] VSC 564; [2008] VSCA 159
          Torrens system - fraud – whether purchaser entitled to rely on withdrawal of caveat

Owens v Lofthouse [2007] FCA 1968
          Bankruptcy - declaration of trust - whether intention sufficient to create trust

Chiem v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2007] FCA 1300
          Income tax - GST - assessments - audit - burden of proof

Rickard v Swenrick Building & Construction Pty Ltd [2006] VSC 382
          Discretionary trust - Anton Piller order – whether injunction available against trustee


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