Full Court Minute Books

Case S312/2013

Sidhu v. Van Dyke

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

1/07/2013 Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of Appeal) (Basten JA, Barrett JA, Tobias AJA)

[2013] NSWCA 198


Equity – Estoppel – Equitable estoppel – Proprietary estoppel – Promises by man to woman to give her cottage property – Promise unperformed – Whether presumption of reliance should be applied.

Equity – Equitable compensation – Whether equitable compensation should be assessed by reference to detriment suffered or position plaintiff would have been in had promise been fulfilled.

Short Particulars


13/12/2013 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

23/12/2013 Notice of appeal

02/01/2014 Notice of contention (Respondent)

08/01/2014 Written submissions (Appellant)

08/01/2014 Chronology (Appellant)

29/01/2014 Written submissions (Respondent)

12/02/2014 Reply

26/03/2014 Chronology (Respondent)

02/04/2014 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

16/05/2014 Judgment  (Judgment summary)