Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeKiefel CJ,Bell,Keane JJ.,Gageler J.,Nettle,Gordon,Edelman JJ.
Judgment Date09 October 2019
Neutral Citation[2019] HCA 32
Date09 October 2019
Docket NumberM197/2018
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34 cases
  • Avonwick Holdings Ltd v Azitio Holdings Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 14 July 2020
    ...in relation to a contract.” 783 The second was another decision of the High Court of Australia, Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32, in which Kiefel CJ, Bell and Keane JJ noted at [23] that Roxborough: “ was not a case of breach of contract on the part of the defendant where......
  • WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 20 May 2020
    ...Ltd (1984) 3 FCR 503 MacMahon Mining Services Pty Ltd v Williams [2010] FCA 1321; (2010) 201 IR 123 Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32; (2019) 373 ALR 1 Massey v Crown Life Insurance Co [1978] 2 All ER 576 Masterton Homes Pty Ltd v Palm Assets Pty Ltd [2009] NSWCA 234 McKei......
  • Prygodicz v Commonwealth of Australia (No 2)
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 11 June 2021
    ...v Powercorp [2020] VSC 82 Lewis v Australian Capital Territory [2020] HCA 26; (2020) 94 ALJR 740 Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32; (2019) 267 CLR 560 Mason v New South Wales [1959] HCA 5; (1959) 102 CLR 108 Mobil Oil Australia Pty Ltd v State of Victoria [2002] HCA 27; (2......
  • Lloyd v Belconnen Lakeview Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 20 December 2019
    ...of restitutionary remedies in far more detail below, but by way of introduction, very recently, in Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32; (2019) 373 ALR 1, Kiefel CJ, Bell and Keane JJ (although in the minority in the result), conveniently collected statements from a number of......
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12 firm's commentaries
  • Corrs Projects Update: Q4 2019
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 23 December 2019
    ...we consider and offer key takeaways from a number of recent cases and developments, including: Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32 (Keywords: termination, repudiation, quantum meruit) Style Timber Floor Pty Ltd v Krivosudsky [2019] NSWCA 171 (Keywords: payment schedules, rea......
  • High Court of Australia clarifies the availability of the remedy of restitution on a ‘quantum meruit’ basis
    • Australia
    • JD Supra Australia
    • 21 October 2019
    ...On 9 October 2019, in the judgement of Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32 (Mann), the High Court of Australia clarified the ability for contractors to claim on a quantum meruit b) Quantum meruit refers to an equitable claim for restitution for the unjust enrichment of the d......
  • (Make sure) The price is right
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 25 August 2020
    ...they might have received under the terms of the contract. Case in Point In the recent case of Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32, the High Court ruled that a contractor only recover under a quantum meruit claim where the contract doesn't clearly give a right to claim paymen......
  • Quantum meruit ' no longer the panacea of the contractor
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 3 August 2020
    ...to recover on loss making contracts when they were terminated. In the case of Peter Mann & Anor v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd [2019] HCA 32 (Paterson) the High Court allowed an appeal from the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal that effectively ends a contractor's ability to claim on ......
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