Archive | August, 2015

Serene Hotels Pty Ltd v Epping Hotels Pty Ltd appeal dismissed

August 27, 2015

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The Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal from Croft J’s decision in Epping Hotels Pty Ltd v Serene Hotels Pty Ltd [2015] VSC 104. The decision at first instance and the appeal before Croft J are discussed here and here. The first decision from VCAT held that the use of the profits method to determine rent during a […]

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Hopeless proceeding can result in a cost order under Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic)

August 25, 2015


My friend Robert Hay has recently published here a useful summary of the recent Court of Appeal in 24 Hour Fitness Pty Ltd v W & B Investment Group Pty Ltd [2015] VSCA 216. The Court of Appeal upheld a decision by Judge Jenkins, sitting as a Vice President of VCAT, to order costs against […]

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