Full Court Minute Books

Case S256/2018

Glencore International AG & Ors v. Commissioner of Taxation of the Commonwealth of Australia & Ors

Case No.


Case Information


Legal professional privilege - defendants in possession of documents over which the plaintiffs claim privilege - whether a common law remedy available to the holder of the privilege in the circumstances - whether s 166 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 (Cth) and other provisions of taxation legislation entitle the first defendant to resist a common law action by the plaintiffs to recover the privileged documents


27/09/2018 Writ of summons

28/09/2018 Notice of constitutional matter (Plaintiffs)

01/11/2018 Amended Writ of summons

02/11/2018 Demurrer (Defendants)

06/11/2018 Order made by consent referring demurrer to the Full Court

13/12/2018 Written submissions (Plaintiffs)

13/12/2018 Chronology (Plaintiffs)

08/02/2019 Written submissions (Defendants)

22/02/2019 Reply  (Plaintiffs)

17/04/2019 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

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