Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ,Bell,Keane JJ,Kiefel J,Gageler J
Judgment Date10 September 2014
Neutral Citation[2014] HCA 32
Docket NumberA1/2014
Date10 September 2014
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37 cases
  • Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Delor Vue Apartments CTS 39788
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 9 Julio 2021
    ...235 CLR 1 CGU Workers Compensation (NSW) Ltd v Garcia [2007] NSWCA 193; (2007) 69 NSWLR 680 Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker [2014] HCA 32; (2014) 253 CLR 169 Commonwealth v Clark [1994] 2 VR 333 Commonwealth v Verwayen (1990) 170 CLR 394 Compass Marinas Australia Pty Ltd v The State......
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28 firm's commentaries
  • Life on the edge: an honest cheater?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 1 Marzo 2018
    ...amounts to 'dishonesty'. Footnotes 1 [2017] UKSC 67. 2 Ibid, [13] 3 Gambling Act 2005 (UK), section 42. 4 Commonwealth Bank v Barker [2014] HCA 32 5 [1977] UKPC 13; 180 CLR 266 at 23. 6 See for example, Codelfa Constructions Pty Ltd v State Rail Authority of NSW (1982) 41 ALR 367; Booker In......
  • Acting in good faith ' What does it really mean in a contract?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 26 Mayo 2020
    ...Contract. A definition for the term Good Faith would be included in the contract. Footnotes 1 Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker [2014] HCA 32 (Barker). 2 Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited [2015] FCAFC 50 (Paciocco). 3 Paciocco. 4 [2016] FCA 43 (YUM!). 5 Bennet......
  • Our 'TOP 10' Employment, Workplace & Ssfety issues from 2014
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 28 Diciembre 2014
    ...reform debate in the year ahead, along with continued efforts by the Abbott Government to progress its legislative agenda. Footnotes [1] [2014] HCA 32 (10 September 2014); see here. [2] "After Barker, lawyers turn to implied duty of good faith", Workplace Express, 11 December 2014. [3] See ......
  • Implied terms in contracts of employment – Good Faith, Reasonableness
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 18 Mayo 2018
    ...amongst workplace law or relations practitioners, on 10 September 2014 the High Court decided in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker [2014] HCA 32 that there is no term of "trust and confidence" implied by law in employment contracts in Australia, but left open the possibility that ther......
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3 books & journal articles
  • FATE OF TRUST AND CONFIDENCE IN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2015, December 2015
    • 1 Diciembre 2015
    ...onerous obligations on either party, a correct balance has to be struck when it comes to applying the term to the actual facts at hand. 1[2014] HCA 32. 2[1998] AC 20. 3 Malik v Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA [1998] AC 20 at 45–46. 4[2003] AC 518; [2001] 2 All ER 801. 5 c 18 (1......
  • The Problem with Amann: Would an Agreement-Centred Approach to Remoteness Benefit Australian Jurisprudence?
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 42-2, October 2017
    • 1 Octubre 2017
    ...PD 64. 90 [1939] 2 KB 206. 91 See Byrne v Australian Airlines Ltd (1995) 185 CLR 410, 441 and Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd v Barker [2014] HCA 32 at [21] for recent High Court statements on the application of the five conditions. Also see the recent case Grocon Constructors (Victoria)......
  • Challenges to the survival of the common law.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 38 Nbr. 2, December - December 2014
    • 1 Diciembre 2014
    ...Insurance Commission (SA) v Trigwell (1979) 142 CLR 617, 633; see generally at 633-4. See also Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker (2014) 312 ALR 356, 370 [40] (French CJ, Bell and Keane (44) See Kleinwort Benson Ltd v Lincoln City Council [1999] 2 AC 349, 378 (Lord Goff), quoted in Lor......

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