Solicitor estopped from claiming fees: how did that happen?

Certain conduct of a solicitor may have the unintended consequence of estopping any claim for fees. By MICHELLE CASTLE and ANDREW BAILEY.

Binding promise without a contract: Court of Appeal considers proprietary estoppel

The NSW Court of Appeal has found that a proprietary estoppel may arise in certain cases where a plaintiff seeks to exercise only personal or…

The latest from the Federal Court: September 2015

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By THOMAS HURLEY.