Limitation periods for child abuse actions retrospectively abolished

Limitation periods for personal injuries damages claims arising from child abuse have been retrospectively abolished. By KERRY SMITH and ABIGAIL TILSBURY.

Court recognises indirect or market-based causation in shareholder claims

Market-based causation as a species of indirect causation is available in an action by shareholders seeking compensation for misleading statements made to the market by…

Don’t let your claim for damages perish

In Perisher Blue Pty Limited v Nair-Smith, the NSW Court of Appeal considered whether it was necessary to determine the precise source of a plaintiff’s…

The latest from the High Court: June 2014

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By THOMAS HURLEY.