Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd (ACN 068 049 178) v Laszczuk, Mark Simon; Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd (ACN 068 049 178) v Cairncross, Tiffany Michelle [2018] VSC 388

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE, COURTS AND JUDICIAL SYSTEM
Judgment type: 
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Commercial Court
Judge(s): 
Croft J
Parties: 

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd (ACN 068 049 178) v Laszczuk, Mark Simon; Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd (ACN 068 049 178) v Cairncross, Tiffany Michelle

Judgment Date: 
10 August 2018
Catchwords: 

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW - GROUP PROCEEDINGS - Validity of orders approving settlement of group proceedings - Where settlement binds group members in respect of issues not the subject of the group proceedings - Whether orders approving settlement determined hypotheticals or otherwise breached rules of natural justice - Re Judiciary & Navigation Acts (1921) 29 CLR 257 - Leeth v Commonwealth (1992) 174 CLR 455 - Dimitrov v Supreme Court of Victoria (2017) 92 ALJR 12 - Supreme Court Act 1986 Part 4A.

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - DEEDS AND OTHER INSTRUMENTS - Enforcement of deed of settlement - Whether summary procedure appropriate - Barratt v Rees [2014] VSCA 327 - Roberts v Gippsland Agricultural & Earthmoving Contracting Co Pty Ltd [1956] VLR 555 - Seachange Management Pty Ltd v Pital Business Pty Ltd (2009) 23 VR 396.

COURTS AND JUDICIAL SYSTEM - GROUP PROCEEDINGS - Consequences of being a group member - Clarke (as Trustee of the Clarke Family Trust) v Great Southern Finance Pty Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (in liquidation) [2014] VSC 516 - Byrne v Javelin Asset Management Pty Ltd [2016] VSCA 214 - Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd v Pekell Delaire Holdings Pty Ltd (2017) 118 ACSR 592; [2017] VSCA 51 - Timbercorp Finance Pty Ltd (in liq) v Collins (2016) 259 CLR 212 - ABL Custodian Services Pty Ltd v Freer [2018] VSC 355 - Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd v Lonergan [2018] VSC 357.

Citation: 
[2018] VSC 388