Case S66/2014

Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v. Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61288 & Anor

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

25/09/2013 Supreme Court of New South Wales (Court of Appeal) (Basten JA, Macfarlan, JA, Leeming JA)

[2013] NSWCA 317


Torts - Negligence - Pure economic loss - Builder and developer of commercial premises bargained detailed contract in which developer was protected against liability for defective design and construction - Whether developer was concurrently owed duty of care by builder to exercise reasonable care in construction of building to avoid pure economic loss due to latent defects - Whether relationship between builder and developer disclosed vulnerability on part of developer - Whether successor in title was owed duty of care by builder to avoid pure economic loss due to latent defects.

Short particulars


14/03/2014 Hearing (SLA, Sydney)

28/03/2014 Notice of appeal

28/03/2014 Notice of cross-appeal (Respondent)

28/03/2014 Notice of contention (Respondent)

01/04/2014 Submitting appearance (Second Respondent)

22/04/2014 Written submissions (Appellant)

22/04/2014 Chronology (Appellant)

14/05/2014 Written submissions (First Respondent)

27/05/2014 Reply

18/06/2014 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

08/10/2014 Judgment   (Judgment summary)