Security for costs in the Fair Work Commission

It is reasonably common in the Australian civil courts for a party to seek an order from the relevant court…

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Indemnity costs in the Fair Work Commission

As a general rule, costs in proceedings in the Fair Work Commission do not “follow the event” which is the…

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General protections cases and costs

It is a matter of significant regret that Minister Gillard (as she then was) legislated in the Fair Work Act…

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Security for costs in the Fair Work Commission

In the civil courts, a party to proceedings (normally the defendant) may ask the court to require the party bringing…

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Costs orders in the Fair Work Commission

The general rule is that parties to proceedings in the Fair Work Commission  must bear their own costs and it…

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Costs in fair work cases

What follows is an explanation from a recent case in the Fair Work Commission of  the decided authorities and legal…

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Costs in general protections matters

There is some judicial controversy about the capacity of the Federal Circuit Court or the Federal Court of Australia to…

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Costs orders in general protections’ cases

There is some judicial controversy about the capacity of the Federal Court of Australia or the Federal Circuit Court of…

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Legal costs in the Fair Work Commission

Notwithstanding the frequency with which inexperienced and sometimes ignorant lawyers threaten costs applications in the Fair Work Commission which are…

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Costs in the Fair Work Commission; cheap and cheerful is welcome

Costs in the Fair Work Commission; cheap and cheerful is welcome; Rolls Royce is not “In the original Security for…

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