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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What should an unfair dismissal case cost?

On very rare occasions, the Fair Work Commission will order an applicant who loses an unfair dismissal case, to pay…

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Indemnity costs in the Fair Work Commission

“In general, parties bear their own legal and other representational costs in any matter before the Commission. However, the Commission…

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Indemnity costs orders in the FWC

In Stanley, Stanley v QBE Management Services Pty Limited (2012) FWA 10164 Commissioner Jones, as she then was, considered the…

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