Willmott Growers Group Inc. v Willmott Forests Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) ((in Liquidation))

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
JudgeFrench CJ,Hayne,Kiefel JJ.,Gageler J.,Keane J.
Judgment Date04 December 2013
Neutral Citation2013-1204 HCA B,[2013] HCA 51
Docket NumberM53/2013
Date04 December 2013
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17 cases
  • Commissioner of State Revenue v Placer Dome Inc.
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 5 Diciembre 2018
    ...Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In liq) (2013) 251 CLR 592 at 603–604 [35]–[38], 615 [76]; [2013] HCA 51. 159Smith Kline & French Laboratories (Aust) Ltd v Secretary, Department of Community Services and Health (1990) 22 FCR 73 at 121. 160 Se......
  • Mann v Paterson Constructions Pty Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 9 Octubre 2019
    ...Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In liq) (2013) 251 CLR 592 at 637–638 [156] per Keane J; [2013] HCA 51; Heyman v Darwins Ltd [1942] AC 356 at 399 per Lord Porter; Photo Production Ltd v Securicor Transport Ltd [1980] AC 827 at 844 per Lord Wilber......
  • Crown Melbourne Ltd v Cosmopolitan Hotel (VIC) Pty Ltd and Another
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 20 Julio 2016
    ...Forests Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In liq) (2013) 251 CLR 592 at 604 [39]–[40], 610–611 [61]–[62], 634–635 [151]–[152]; [2013] HCA 51. 187 (2006) 13 BPR 24,755 188 Maynard v Moseley (1676) 3 Swans 651 at 655 [ 36 ER 1009 at 1011]; Stern v McArthur (1988) 165 CLR 489 at 514; [19......
  • Ellis v Central Land Council
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • 24 Enero 2019
    ...Ltd [2015] HCA 23; 255 CLR 414; Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Limited (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In Liquidation) [2013] HCA 51; 251 CLR 592 at [61];(i) accordingly, there was a grant by the agreement reached between the parties; and(j) it was immaterial that the NT ......
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4 firm's commentaries
  • How can a tenant protect its lease if a landlord company is wound up?
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 15 Mayo 2014
    ...the High Court of Australia in Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Limited (Receivers and Managers appointed) (In Liquidation) [2013] HCA 51 (Willmott), the liquidator of a landlord company has a statutory right to disclaim a tenant's lease of premises. If this statutory right is ......
  • High Court Decides on Disclaimer of Leases
    • Australia
    • JD Supra Australia
    • 6 Diciembre 2013
    ...to disclaim a lease, the case of Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Limited (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In Liquidation)[2013] HCA 51 explores the novel situation where the liquidator of a corporate landlord wishes to disclaim a lease. Facts Willmott Forests Ltd (WFL) leas......
  • No tenure for tenants of liquidated landlords
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 14 Diciembre 2013
    ...High Court decision in Willmott Growers Group Inc. v Willmott Forests Limited (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In Liquidation) [2013] HCA 51 leaves open another issue: do liquidators need to get Court approval before exercising this power, and, if so, how easy or difficult would it be to......
  • What's up in Australian insolvency law, and why should we care?
    • New Zealand
    • Mondaq New Zealand
    • 15 Julio 2014
    ...the saleability of assets in a receivership situation. Footnotes 1Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Ltd (in liq and in rec) [2013] HCA 51 2Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Franklin [2014] FCA 68 3Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Dunner [2013] ......
1 books & journal articles
  • Care in Australian retirement villages.
    • Australia
    • Elder Law Review Nbr. 8, January 2014
    • 1 Enero 2014
    ...Act 2001 (Cth) s 568(1); Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Limited (Receivers and Managers appointed) (In liquidation) [2013] HCA 51 (4 December 2013), and see NSW s 129(2)(d). (107) Commonwealth of Australia Constitution 1901 (Cth) s 109. (108) ACT s 183; NSW s 130; NT s 28; SA......

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