Case S417/2011

Certain Lloyds Underwriters Subscribing to Contract No IH00AAQS v. Cross

Case No.


Related matters:

S416/2011 – State of New South Wales v. Williamson

S418/2011; S419/2011 – Certain Lloyd’s Underwriters Subscribing to Contract No IH00AAQS v. Thelander

Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

1/06/2011 Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of Appeal)(Hodgson J, Basten JA, Sackville AJA)

[2011] NSWCA 136


Costs — Recoverable costs — Limitations — Personal injury damages — Trial judge held respondents suffered injuries from assaults committed by employees of Australian Venue Security Services Pty Ltd ("Insured") — Trial judge held verdict for damages against Insured covered by Insured's insurance policy held with applicant — Whether respondents' claims were claims for personal injury damages within meaning of s 198D of Legal Profession Act 1987 (NSW) or s 338 of Legal Profession Act 2004 (NSW) — Whether expression "personal injury damages" in Legal Profession Acts has same meaning as in Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW).

Words and phrases — "personal injury damages", "the same meaning".

Short Particulars


09/12/2011 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

22/12/2011 Notice of appeal

18/01/2012 Written submissions (Appellant)

18/01/2012 Chronology (Appellant)

09/02/2012 Written submissions (Respondents)

16/02/2012 Reply

15/08/2012 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

12/12/2012 Judgment  (Judgment summary)

17/12/2015 Judgment