Burke v Lfot Pty Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeGaudron ACJ,Hayne J,McHugh J,Kirby J,Callinan J
Judgment Date18 April 2002
Neutral Citation2002-0418 HCA A,[2002] HCA 17
CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberS130/2001
Date18 April 2002
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    • Federal Court
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  • Mark Stephen Hotchin v The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company Limited
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 15 March 2016
    ...one reservation is that I am not sure that the “same damage” requirement will always follow Kirby J’s approach in Burke v LFOT Pty Ltd [2002] HCA 17, (2002) 209 CLR 282. I see the “mutual discharge” requirement as a condition for contribution (see at [171] of William Young J’s judgment) rat......
  • Mark Stephen Hotchin v The New Zealand Guardian Trust Company Ltd
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 15 March 2016
    ...one reservation is that I am not sure that the “same damage” requirement will always follow Kirby J's approach in Burke v LFOT Pty Ltd [2002] HCA 17, (2002) 209 CLR 282. I see the “mutual discharge” requirement as a condition for contribution (see at [171] of William Young J's judgment) rat......
  • Marlborough District Council v Altimarloch Joint Venture Ltd
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 5 March 2012
    ...under the Law Reform Act 1936 are not made out since the vendors and the Council are not joint tortfeasors. 14 See Burke v LFOT Pty Ltd [2002] HCA 17, (2002) 209 CLR 282 at [15] per Gaudron ACJ and Hayne J, at [38] per McHugh J, at [92] per Kirby J, at [143] per Callinan J; see also BP Petr......
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  • Can defendants avoid or limit their liability through contractual provisions?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 2 May 2022
    ...Corp [2003] QCA 519 at [10]; JM & PM Holdings Pty Ltd v Snap-on Tools (Australia) Pty Ltd [2015] NSWCA 347 at [55]; Burke v LFOT Pty Ltd [2002] HCA 17 at 3 For example in G&S Engineering Services Pty Ltd v Mach Energy Australia Pty Ltd (No 3) [2020] NSWSC 1721. The content of this article i......
  • Concurrent Wrongdoers And The Civil Liability Act – Defender v HSBC
    • Ireland
    • Mondaq Ireland
    • 1 March 2019
    ...the acts of HSBC ITSI and Madoff, the trial judge referred to a number of decisions including the Australian case of Burke v LFOT Pty Ltd [2002] HCA 17 (the "Burke Case"). In this case a solicitor was joined to proceedings by the seller of a business premises. In the Burke Case the seller h......
4 books & journal articles
  • Table of Cases
    • United States
    • ABA Antitrust Library Antitrust Class Actions Handbook
    • 1 January 2018
    ...W. Va. Dep’t of Health and Human Res., 532 U.S. 598 (2001), 8 Burke v LFOT Pty Limited (2002) 209 CLR 282, 354 Burke v LFOT Pty Limited [2002] HCA 17, 354 Buspirone Patent Litig., In re, 210 F.R.D. 43 (S.D.N.Y. 2002), 66, 156 Bussey v. Macon County Greyhound Park, Inc., 562 Fed. Appx. 782 (......
  • UNJUST ENRICHMENT IN AUSTRALIA: WHAT IS(N'T) IT? IMPLICATIONS FOR LEGAL REASONING AND PRACTICE.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 43 No. 3, April 2020
    • 1 April 2020
    ...in Jamie Glister and Pauline Ridge (eds), Fault Lines in Equity (Hart Publishing, 2012) 27, 40. (90) See, eg, Burke v LFOT Pty Ltd (2002) 209 CLR 282, 294 [22] (Gaudron ACJ and Hayne J); Albion Insurance Co Ltd v Government Insurance Office (NSW) (1969) 121 CLR 342, 351 (Kitto J); Mahoney v......
  • International Mass Actions and Class Actions - B. Australia
    • United States
    • ABA Antitrust Library Antitrust Class Actions Handbook
    • 1 January 2018
    ...intervene with statutory or administrative solutions to forestall extensive litigation. 101. Burke v LFOT Pty Limited (2002) 209 CLR 282; [2002] HCA 17 at [14]. 102. Id . at [15], [38]. 103. Id. 104. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Guide to Section 87B of the Competition and......
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    • United Kingdom
    • Wiley The Modern Law Review No. 80-6, November 2017
    • 1 November 2017
    ...Sea Ltd vLondonBridge Engineering Ltd [2000] SLT 1123, 1141 per Lord Rodger (Scotland); Burke and Another vLfot Pty Limited and Others [2002] HCA 17 at [38] per Gaudron A-CJ and Hayne J (Australia);County of Carleton vCity of Ottawa [1965] SCR 663 at [8]–[11] per Hall J (Canada); CosmicInsu......

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