Burke, Michela Joy v Ash Sounds P/L trading as The Falls Music and Arts Festival (ABN 67 160 019 152) [2018] VSC 528

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Judgment type: 
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Common Law Division
Judge(s): 
Daly AsJ
Parties: 

Burke, Michela Joy v Ash Sounds P/L trading as The Falls Music and Arts Festival (ABN 67 160 019 152)

Judgment Date: 
13 September 2018
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Group proceeding - Application by defendants for order that proceeding no longer continue as a group proceeding - Whether group proceeding not an efficient and effective means of dealing with group members' claims - Common questions related to liability alone - Quantum of claims of most individual group members likely to be modest - Whether in the interests of justice that proceeding no longer continue as a group proceeding - Whether determination of common issues lacked utility to advance claims of group members - Supreme Court Act 1986 (Vic), Part 4A, s 33N(1) - Application dismissed.

Citation: 
[2018] VSC 528