LFDB v SM (No 2) [2016] FCA 295

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - application to stay execution of judgments registered under the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010 (Cth) – appeal proceedings in New Zealand and applications to set aside the registered judgments – relevant considerations in determining whether or not to grant a stay – relevance of first applicant’s conduct in previous proceedings in New Zealand and critical observations of that conduct by various New Zealand Courts – relevance of comity – stay granted on appropriate conditions.

Dr Chris Ward SC appears for the respondent.