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Khoury, Elie v Kirwan, David [2020] VSC 466

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

Khoury, Elie v Kirwan, David

Judgment Date: 
30 July 2020
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Application to transfer proceeding to New South Wales - Jurisdiction of Courts (Cross-vesting) Act 1987 (Vic), s 5 - Whether in the interests of justice to transfer - Irwin v State of Queensland [2011] VSC 291 and Hackett v State of South Australia [2019] VSC 311 referred to - Where alleged torts occurred, and alleged harm suffered in border towns of Albury and Wodonga - Relevant connecting factors - Location of witnesses a neutral factor - Applicable law neutral where uniform defamation law applies - Application refused.

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