Tag Archives: investment schemes

Restitution and illegality

The High Court has just handed down a case dealing with the question of the availability of an action for money had and received when certain contracts have been found to be unenforceable as a result of illegality: see Equuscorp Pty Ltd v Haxton [2012] HCA 7. Facts: The facts of the case are rather […]

Defending the indefensible

One of the things which often concerns people about lawyers as a species is that we will defend a person even when we do not personally agree with what that person has done. As I’ve explained in my post entitled “The Mad, the Bad and the Sad“, I went through a stage where I frequently […]