Disconnected Electricity Sparks Tort of Misfeasance

NYONI v SHIRE OF KELLERBERRIN [2017] FCAFC 59 Facts: The claim commenced when an electrician advised Mr. Friend, in the position as CEO of the Shire, that he intended to disconnect the electricity to Mr. Nyoni’s pharmacy. It was common […]

New Test for Police Negligence

Robinson (Appellant) v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police (Respondent) [2018] UKSC 4 Facts: A plainclothes police officer DS Willan, spotted a Mr. Williams apparently dealing drugs. DS Willan called for back up and three other plainclothes officers soon joined […]

Family Feuds with the Nine Network in defamation case

NINE NETWORK AUSTRALIA PTY LTD v TABBAA [2018] NSWCA 243 Facts: The respondents to the application (Mr and Mrs Tabbaa) brought defamation proceedings against the applicant (Nine Network) in Tabbaa v Nine Network Pty Ltd (No.10) [2018] NSWSC 468. The […]