What types of claims does the Supreme Court of NSW deal with?

Jun 5, 2024 | Publication

The Supreme Court of NSW turned 200 years old earlier this year.  This court is the highest court in the state of NSW. 

The types of claims that the Supreme Court of NSW deals with includes:

1                    Applications for review of decisions of government, public officials and administrative tribunals.

2                    Maritime and shipping disputes.

3                    Adoption orders.

4                    Registration of judgments of other courts.

5                    Commercial disputes.

6                    Claims for possession.

7                    Money claims.

8                    Breach of contract.

9                    Property damage.

10                Malicious prosecution.

11                Claims under the Compensation to Relatives Act 1897.

12                Contempt of court.

13                Contractual disputes.

14                False imprisonment.

15                Appointments of receivers, liquidators and administrators.

16                Nuisance.

17                Personal injury claims including for medical negligence, motor vehicle accidents, occupiers’ liability.

18                Preliminary discovery.

19                Professional negligence.

20                Trespass.

21                Murder and treason.

22                Derivate actions.

23                Winding up orders

24                Statutory demand claims.

25                Judicial advice.

26                Succession Act claims.

27                Deceased estate claims.

28                Defamation.

29                Caveats.

30                Contempt of court.

31                Declarations.

32                Freezing orders.

33                Partnership disputes.

34                Appointment of trustees for sale.

35                Probate and administration of deceased estates.

36                Criminal assets recovery.

37                Building disputes.

38                Insurance disputes.

39                Technology disputes.

The NSW Court of Appal deals with appeals from decisions of the Supreme Court of NSW.

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