Russell, Christopher v Wisewould Mahony Lawyers [2018] VSCA 125

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Judgment type: 
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
McLeish JA, Niall JA, Hargrave JA
Parties: 

Russell, Christopher v Wisewould Mahony Lawyers

Judgment Date: 
16 May 2018
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Summary judgment - Appeal - Claim respondent gave negligent advice on appeal prospects from damages award in earlier proceeding - Whether trial judge erred in finding claim had no real prospects of success - Whether judge in earlier proceeding denied applicant procedural fairness - Whether judge in earlier proceeding awarded damages on basis inconsistent with applicant's case - Leave to appeal refused.

Citation: 
[2018] VSCA 125