News: Bell Group has settled

As noted earlier this week, settlement was in the wings for the Bell Group litigation. Yesterday afternoon, the case settled. The extended nature of the litigation led a variety of former judges to query whether civil litigation needs to be reformed.

Meanwhile, those of us who hoped that the Full Court of Western Australia’s decision would be clarified will have to wait for another case.

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About Katy Barnett

Katy Barnett is an Associate Professor at Melbourne Law School. She was awarded her PhD in 2010, and it was published in 2012 by Hart Publishing as a monograph entitled Accounting for Profit for Breach of Contract: Theory and Practice. In 2013 she was a visiting scholar with Brasenose College, Oxford as part of the Melbourne-Oxford Faculty Exchange.