Case Update

The High Court’s strict interpretation of taxation laws

The High Court’s decision in Commissioner of State Revenue v ACN 005 057 349 Pty Ltd affirms the favoured purposive approach to statutory interpretation. Statutory powers and provisions must be read within their legislative framework to give effect to the legislature’s intention (in this case...

The UK High Court’s decision on BREXIT

A week is a long time in politics.  This week has been longer than many of us would care to remember. Exactly one week ago on 3 November 2016, eager not to be outshone by their friends ‘Trumpeting’ across the pond, the High Court of England...