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Gurappaji, Kavitha Siddiah v Phillips, Ingrid Mary (who is sued as the administrator of the estate of Phillips, Richard Berian, deceased) & Registrar of Titles [2021] VSC 11

COSTS
Supreme Court of Victoria
Division: 
Common Law Division
Judge(s): 
Moore J
Parties: 

Gurappaji, Kavitha Siddiah v Phillips, Ingrid Mary (who is sued as the administrator of the estate of Phillips, Richard Berian, deceased) & Registrar of Titles

Judgment Date: 
22 January 2021
Catchwords: 

COSTS - Plaintiff made application for an adjournment of the trial date - Application unsuccessful - Whether costs should be awarded on an indemnity basis - Whether costs should be paid forthwith - Whether senior counsel's costs should be above scale - Whether first defendant should be reimbursed expenses usually borne by the plaintiff - Where first defendant's costs of the plaintiff's application to be paid by the plaintiff on an indemnity basis - Where no stay to be ordered on costs order - Where senior counsel's costs fixed at scale - Supreme Court Act 1986 s 24 - Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015 r 63.34 - Oshlack v Richmond River Council (1998) 193 CLR 72 - Ugly Tribe Co Pty Ltd v Sikola [2001] VSC 189 - Lenehan v Powercor Australia Ltd [2020] VSC 82 - Setka v Abbott (No 2) [2013] VSCA 376.

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