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LG & EG v Melbourne Health; The Public Advocate & State Trustees Ltd [2020] VSCA 64

COSTS
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Beach and Hargrave JJA and Quigley AJA
Parties: 

LG & EG v Melbourne Health; The Public Advocate & State Trustees Ltd

Judgment Date: 
26 March 2020
Catchwords: 

COSTS - Whether self-represented litigant entitled costs for acting on behalf of his mother as 'professional advocate' under Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998 ss 62(1)(b)(ii) and 109(1) - 'Fresh evidence' of retainer of first applicant to provide professional services to second applicant - Leave to rely on fresh evidence refused - Whisprun Pty Ltd v Dixon (2003) 77 ALJR 1598 applied - No error in not ordering costs where quantum unknown and proceeding below commenced in order to protect interests of vulnerable person - Vero Insurance Ltd v The Gombac Group Pty Ltd [2007] VSC 117 applied - Leave to appeal refused.

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