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Who to sue and who to blame? Proportionate Liability in the Federal Jurisdiction

Authors: Sam Bagnall and Timothy Price

In May 2015, the High Court of Australia delivered an important judgment clarifying the extent to which breaches of certain Federal legislation can be classified as apportionable claims to which the defence of proportionate liability is available. The judgment provides significant clarification and resolved competing and contradictory approaches at the intermediate appellate level.

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