Stewart and Anor v. Atco Controls Pty Ltd (In Liquidation)
Lower Court Judgment
25/06/2013 Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal) (Warren CJ, Redlich JA & Cavanough AJA)
Corporations law – Liquidation – Appellant brought action against secured creditor and receiver claiming equitable lien for remuneration, costs and expenses – Action settled with receiver and sum recovered in litigation – Whether liquidator entitled to priority over secured creditor.
Equity – Equitable lien – Whether unconscientious for secured creditor to assert priority.
08/11/2013 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)
19/11/2013 Notice of appeal
13/12/2013 Written submissions (Appellants)
13/12/2013 Chronology (Appellants)
31/01/2014 Written submissions (Respondent)