Daily Construction: Monday, 26 October 2015
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Toohey v Pumpa Engineering Pty Ltd (VSC) - costs - settlement of claim for injuries arising out of industrial accident - appropriate to fix counsel’s fees
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Toohey v Pumpa Engineering Pty Ltd [2015] VSC 589
Supreme Court of Victoria
Riordan J
Costs - plaintiff claimed damages for injuries arising out of an industrial accident - claim settled - dispute concerned determination of counsel’s fees - whether brief fees for counsel should be fixed - rr63.07 & 63.82(1) Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2005 (Vic) - interaction between Appendix A, Ch 1 of the Rules and s134AB(29) Accident Compensation Act 1985 (Vic) - held: Court found it was appropriate to fix fees - orders made.
Toohey