Back to basics

This article steps practitioners through the procedural and other requirements for preparing a Federal Court appeal.
Kylie Downes QC, Jane Menzies
Further evidence will only be allowed in particular circumstances in civil appeals in the Queensland Court of Appeal or the Federal Court of Australia.
Kylie Downes QC, Jane Menzies
This article reveals the key principles and some practical considerations when seeking, or advising on, a stay pending appeal.
Kylie Downes QC, Will LeMass
Collecting evidence is an ongoing and important task from the beginning of any matter.
Kylie Downes QC
As a general rule and in order to be admissible, the proposed evidence in a trial affidavit must be relevant. That means it must tend to prove or disprove a fact in issue on the pleadings.
Kylie Downes QC
To comply with this rule, you must understand the relevance of the deponent’s evidence to the case.
Kylie Downes QC
If you are acting in a case in which there are no pleadings, the affidavit material is the only opportunity to present your client’s version of the facts to the court.
Kylie Downes QC

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