Expense Reduction Analysts Group Pty Ltd & Ors v. Armstrong Strategic Management and Marketing Pty Limited & Ors
Lower Court Judgment
18/12/2012 Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of Appeal) (Campbell JA, Macfarlan JA, Sackville AJA)
Civil procedure – Discovery – Privilege – Documents upon which legal professional or client legal privilege attached inadvertently disclosed to the other side – Whether such inadvertent disclosure has the effect of waiving privilege.
Civil procedure – Discovery – Confidential information – Whether the only basis on which the respondents could be prohibited from using the documents, or required to return the documents, was dependent on whether the circumstances on which they were communicated to or obtained by the respondents were such as to impose an obligation of conscience on the respondents – Whether an obligation of conscience could be imposed on the respondents in the circumstances.
07/06/2013 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)
21/06/2013 Notice of appeal
12/07/2013 Written submissions (Appellants)
12/07/2013 Chronology (Appellants)
09/08/2013 Written submissions (Respondents)