In a recent seminar address at the Australian Disputes Centre (“ADC”), the Honourable Chief Justice of New South Wales, Tom F Bathurst AC discussed several issues regarding advocate’s immunity in the context of alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”). In his address, the Chief Justice referred to two recent High Court decisions where the scope of the advocate’s immunity was tested: see Attwells v Jackson Lalic Lawyers Pty Ltd, and Kendirjian v Lepore.
In light of the comments by Bathurst CJ at the ADC, this article will briefly outline the High Court’s decision in these two cases regarding advocates’ immunity.
Read full article here: Advocates’ Immunity: Attwells & Kendirjian
With assistance from:
|Cindy Wong: Cindy is an associate at the Australia Disputes Centre and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.|