Polo Enterprises Australia Pty Limited v Pinctada Hotels and Resorts Pty Limited & Anor  NSWSC 1518
Joint venture agreement to hold an event – whether party who offers an unaccepted first right of refusal has an exclusive right to hold the event in the future.
Medland & Masson-Lamond (2014) Family Court of Australia
Parenting orders – the father opposed the relocation of the child and sought orders for the mother and child to remain in Australia.
Polo Enterprises Australia Pty Ltd v Pinctada Hotels and Resorts Pty Ltd  NSWCA 397
Joint venture agreement to conduct beach polo event – whether term should be implied to give business efficacy to clauses in joint venture agreement.
Polo Enterprises Australia Pty Ltd ABN 30117622 v Pinctada Hotels and Resorts Pty Ltd  NSWSC 756
Issue estoppel – attempt to relitigate issue after interlocutory judgment on separate question.
Temporary Holding Clubs (No. 1 and 2) v CCSR (NSWSC, resolved)
John de Mestre & Co represented the “Panthers” Group – Club amalgamation – Registered Clubs Act 1976 – stamp duty exemption.
Steen & Steen and Anor  FamCA 427 (2 June 2016)
Settlement in relation to marriage – determination of asset pool division based on unequal financial contributions.
Elford v Minty  NSWSC 1455 (27 October 2017)
Joint venture dispute – the plaintiff sought the taking of joint venture accounts.
Elford v Minty (No. 2)  NSWSC 1643 (29 November 2017)
Cross-vesting – where inappropriate for interrelated issues in proceedings to be determined by separate courts.
Labonte & Labonte  FamCA 433 (5 July 2019)
Spousal maintenance – the husband sought a discharge of spousal maintenance orders, but the wife opposed the application.
Barrett v Maradaca Pty Ltd  NSWSC 440
Misleading conduct under statute – the plaintiff sought orders for payment of a security fund held in escrow against the possibility of a breach of warranty claim by the buyer.
Di Gregorio v Ohanessian  NSWDC 100
Appeal on grounds of procedural fairness – claim that Assessor failed to acknowledge evidence in dispute over pet ownership.
Wormald v Maradaca Pty Ltd  NSWCA 307
Application for gross sum costs order – where gross sum costs order was not sought by the applicants when an earlier application to vary the original costs orders was made.