Full Court Minute Books

Case M53/2013

Willmott Growers Group Inc v. Willmott Forests Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (In Liquidation) in its capacity as manager of the unregistered managed investment schemes listed in Schedule 2 and Ors

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

29/08/2012 Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal) (Warren CJ, Redlich JA & Sifris AJA)

[2012] VSCA 202


Corporations law – Liquidation – Liquidator of lessor disclaims lease agreement under s 568(1) of Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) – Whether disclaimer extinguishes leasehold interest – Whether leasehold interest survives termination of the lease agreement.

Short Particulars


10/05/2013 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)

24/05/2013 Notice of appeal

14/06/2013 Written submissions (Appellant)

14/06/2013 Chronology (Appellant)

05/07/2013 Written submissions (First to Third Respondents)

19/07/2013 Reply

09/08/2013 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra)

04/12/2013 Judgment  (Judgment summary)