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Chopra, Dr Manu v Department of Education and Training [No 2] [2021] VSCA 112

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
McLeish JA
Parties: 

Chopra, Dr Manu v Department of Education and Training [No 2]

Judgment Date: 
4 May 2021
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Costs - Application for leave to appeal from decision of trial judge refusing leave to appeal against procedural orders made by Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal - Application refused - Application 'totally without merit' - Supreme Court Act 1986 s 14D(3) - Applicant claims to have succeeded on appeal - Costs follow the event - Offer to compromise served by respondent offering to accept payment of $10,000 by way of costs if application for leave to appeal discontinued - Not unreasonable for applicant not to accept offer - Costs on standard basis.

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