Willmott appeal heard

  • Author : Samuel Hopper - 13-08-2013

Last Friday, 9 August 2013, the High Court heard an appeal against the Victorian Court of Appeal’s decision in Willmott Forests Ltd (Receivers and Managers appointed)(in liquidation) v Willmott Growers Group Inc and Willmott Action Group Inc [2012] VSCA 202.

For those following the development of the case, the transcript of the hearing can be found here and the transcript of the earlier application for special leave to appeal can be found here.

The details and implications of the decision are discussed and links to other online discussions are contained in earlier posts on this blog.

Another interesting discussion of the case by Minter Ellison can be found here.

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