Commercial Litigation Cases
Palazzo Versace purchase ends a busy 2012 for McLaughlins
McLaughlin's rounds off a busy year in commercial and property transactions with the very successful purchase by Chinese clients of the high profile Palazzo Versace Hotel.
Success in Subcontractor case but beware of need to be licensed
McLaughlin's succeeds in obtaining significant Judgment and Costs against defaulting builder.
Louis Vuitton Malletier v Toea Pty Ltd
McLaughlin's successfully defends a trademank infringement case brought against its clients by Louis Vuitton.
ABC Online - Bay Islands
Transcript of ABC television report on 15 October 2004
Island prices finally break waterline
A Land Court decision has revived the dreams of bay island property owners but created a financial nightmare for the local council, as Hedley Thomas and Steven Wardill report
Zoning lands council in hot water
After more than three decades, the land sale scandal embroiling Queensland’s Russell Island refuses to stay submerged, and the local council has lost a landmark valuation case that could cost millions of dollars in compensation payments.
FAI General Insurance Co. - v - Australian Hospital Care
The case demonstrates McLaughlins ability to conduct litigation at its highest level on insurance related issues.
Law Firm retained by giant
A Gold Coast law firm has been appointed to a panel of three Queensland legal firms retained to provide advice to one of the majors of the insurance underwriting business.
Insurance ruling to shake up industry
Insurance companies could now be forced to cover professionals and organisations for indemnity claims even after the policy has expired, following a High Court judgment.
McLaughlins successful in convincing High Court to Open Door to Retrospective Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover
On 27 June 2001 the High Court delivered its decision in FAI General Insurance Co Ltd v. Australian Hospital Care Pty Ltd ("AHC") which will have far reaching effects on the nature of professional indemnity insurance cover in Australia.
Scarf - v -Council of the City of Gold Coast and Anor