On 15 March 2023, in Knight 34 Langdon Rd P/L and anor v Bell and others  VSCA 54, the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria (Emerton P, WalkerJA and J Forrest AJA) considered an application by an unsuccessful defendant for leave to adduce further evidence.
Further to my post (see: https://melbournepropertylaw.blogspot.com/2021/06/are-there-any-recent-cases-about.html) about a decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland about a mortgagee’s duty of good faith in selling in a pandemic, the Supreme Court of Victoria has now had to deal with the same issue.
In Janney v Steller Works Pty Ltd  VSC 363, (2017) 53 VR 677, Justice Riordan of the Supreme Court of Victoria was asked to consider the extent of a landowner’s right to possession of the airspace over their land, and their ability to control entry onto their land. The circumstances of
A caveat is an instrument that protects an unregistrable legal or equitable interest in real property. The caveat is a notice to the public that the person lodging the caveat (the caveator) holds an unregistered interest in the property, and provides details of the interest claimed. The caveat prevents the registration of
The factors that the Family Court (and the Federal Circuit Court) will take into account in determining what orders to make on the hearing of an application for final property orders are set out in (among others) Sections 75(2) and 79 of the Family Law Act 1975.