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Hazell-Wright, Clare v 32 Domain P/L (ACN 163 035 603) [2020] VSCA 129

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Tate, McLeish and Hargrave JJA
Parties: 

Hazell-Wright, Clare v 32 Domain P/L (ACN 163 035 603)

Judgment Date: 
22 May 2020
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Interlocutory appeal - Harman undertaking - Whether documents filed in Family Court proceeding subject to Harman undertaking - Where documents proposed to be used in subsequent proceeding - Where proposed defence in subsequent proceeding pleads abuse of process and estoppel - Whether sufficient connection between proposed defences and issues in Family Court proceeding - Unnecessary to decide. 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Interlocutory appeal - Refusal to allow filing of amended pleadings - Pleadings likely to cause real difficulty at trial - Pleadings embarrassing - Leave to appeal refused. 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Interlocutory appeal - Joinder - Refusal to grant leave to join director of respondent corporation - Not a necessary or proper party - Leave to appeal refused. 

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