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Fair Go Group P/L (ACN 616 511 507) v Riseley, Jillian and Community Buying Group P/L (ACN 612 156 448) [2020] VSC 27

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

Fair Go Group P/L (ACN 616 511 507) v Riseley, Jillian and Community Buying Group P/L (ACN 612 156 448)

Judgment Date: 
13 February 2020
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Application for preliminary discovery under rule 32.05 of Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015 ('Rules') - Dispute between the current director and the former director of the applicant - Alleged breach of duties by the former director in the process of winding up the business of the applicant - Principles in relation to each of the prerequisites under rule 32.05 of the Rules - Victorian Tax Families Inc & Anor v Taxi Services Commission [2018] VSC 594, referred to - Applicant already has sufficient information to determine whether to issue a proceeding in relation to most claims - Claims rather weak given involvement and oversight of current director's accountants of the relevant transactions - Alex Fraser Pty Ltd v Minister for Planning [2018] VSC 391, referred to - Order for production of invoices over the relevant period - Application otherwise dismissed.

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