Litigation and Dispute Resolution Insights

03 November 2009

Welcome to the November edition of LDR Insights, in which we'll look at litigation funding post-Multiplex. What does the decision really mean for funders, and prospective and actual defendants?

We'll also look at Australia's likely accession to the Hague Service Convention, and why it's a good thing for Australian companies doing business with overseas entities.

Finally, if you're suing another for negligence, can you recover the costs of diverting your staff to deal with the consequences of the negligence? We'll examine the current state of the law in Australia on this important question.

Prudential regulation catches up with litigation funding

By Stuart Clark and Greg Williams.

Is the Multiplex decision the death-knell for litigation funding, or just a hiccup? Stuart Clark and Greg Williams examine the implications of the decision for class actions in Australia.

Australia to join Hague Service Convention

By Gina Elliott and David Hughes.

If you're suing someone in another country, how do you let them know it? Gina Elliott and David Hughes explain how Australia's accession to the Hague Service Convention will greatly simplify the service of court documents to overseas defendants.

Recovering damages for diversion of employees - Australia takes note of English decisions

By Fred Prickett and Peter Sise.

Your company suffers as a result of someone's negligence, and has to divert staff to deal with the consequences. Can you recover the cost of diverting your employees? Fred Prickett and Peter Sise examine how courts both here and abroad have dealt with the issue.
For more information, contact...
Email: Vince Annetta, Partner
Tel: +61 3 9286 6160
Email: Kym Fraser, Partner
Tel: +61 3 9286 6913
Email: Fred Hawke, Partner
Tel: +61 3 9286 6356
Email: Paul James, Partner
Tel: +61 3 9286 6927
Email: Chris McLeod, Partner
Tel: +61 3 9286 6214
Email: Andrew Morrison, Partner
Tel: +61 3 9286 6537
Email: Fred Prickett, Partner in Charge
Tel: +61 3 9286 6971
Email: Jennifer Ball, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4214
Email: Douglas Bishop, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4673
Email: Luke Buchanan, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4730
Email: Stuart Clark, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4158
Email: John Collins, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4119
Email: David Cowling, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4156
Email: Robert Cutler, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4104
Email: Gina Elliott, Consultant
Tel: +61 2 9353 4188
Email: David Hillard, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4800
Email: Dean Jordan, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4286
Email: Colin Loveday, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4193
Email: Peter Mann, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4154
Email: Brigitte Markovic, Managing Partner - Litigation
Tel: +61 2 9353 4131
Email: Nicholas Mavrakis, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4621
Email: Tobin Meagher, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4842
Email: Karen O'Flynn, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4146
Email: Mary Still, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4149
Email: Sid Wang, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4135
Email: Greg Williams, Partner
Tel: +61 2 9353 4798
Email: Cameron Belyea, Partner
Tel: +61 8 9426 8510
Email: Gary Berson, Partner
Tel: +61 8 9426 8420
Email: Dominic Bourke, Consultant
Tel: +61 8 9426 8418
Email: Scott Crabb, Partner
Tel: +61 8 9426 8430
Email: Paul Fitzpatrick, Partner in Charge
Tel: +61 8 9426 8416
Email: Ian Bloemendal, Partner
Tel: +61 7 3292 7217
Email: Gareth Jenkins, Partner
Tel: +61 7 3292 7208
Email: Michael Klug, Consultant
Tel: +61 7 3292 7009
Email: Ross Perrett, Partner
Tel: +61 7 3292 7011
Email: Mark Sammut, Partner
Tel: +61 7 3292 7102
Email: Mark Waller, Partner
Tel: +61 7 3292 7005
Email: Caroline Bush, Partner
Tel: +61 2 6279 4029
Email: John Carroll, Partner
Tel: +61 2 6279 4006
Email: Margaret Michaels, Partner
Tel: +61 8 8943 2517
Email: Mark Spain, Partner in Charge - Darwin
Tel: +61 8 8943 2512