Michael Crouch & Ors v The Bloody Mary Group Pty Ltd & Ors [2020] SASC 68

Facts The Defendants, The Bloody Mary Group Pty Ltd, Brett Viney and Matthew Mitchell and their respective trustee companies were hoteliers and publicans in South Australia. In 2016, the Plaintiffs, Michael Crouch, Nicholas Crouch and Alini Pty Ltd, entered into an […]

Macedonian Orthodox Community Church St Petka Inc v His Eminence Petar the Diocesan Bishop of the Macedonian Orthodox Community Church of Australia and New Zealand & Anor (2008) 237 CLR 66

Relevant Legislation Trustee Act 1925 (NSW) (1) A trustee may apply to the Court for an opinion advice or direction on any question respecting the management or administration of the trust property, or respecting the interpretation of the trust instrument. […]

Clone Pty Ltd v Players Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) (Receivers & Managers Appointed) [2018] HCA 12

Facts Clone Pty Ltd (lessor) entered into a lease agreement with Players Pty Ltd (lessee) for a premises on Pirie Street in Adelaide. The proposal was that this premises would become the “Planet Hotel” – a licensed hotel with gaming […]

Ancient Order of Foresters in Victoria Friendly Society Ltd v Lifeplan Australia Friendly Society Ltd [2018] HCA 43

Facts Through its subsidiary Funeral Plan Management Pty Ltd (“FPM”), Lifeplan provided products to meet the cost of pre-arranged funerals. Ancient Order of Foresters in Victoria Friendly Society Limited (“Foresters”) was also involved in the funeral products business although it […]